An American “makes aliyah” to hell in Israel

An American “makes aliyah” to hell in Israel
Two months before she told me she wanted a divorce, my wife stole my and the kids' passports, both American and Israeli. I discovered that after she delivered the No Exit Order… My wife launched another stage [in her war]… which was accusing me of …
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Bowl Bits: Rice 30, Fresno State 6 (Hawaii Bowl)
In a game Tom Fornelli predicted would be one of the worst of the bowl season, it definitely delivered. Unfortunately, it was the only football on during Christmas Eve, so it was Hawaii Bowl or nothing. Story of the game: It was the Driphus Jackson …
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After a year of torture in Syrian jail, an activist finally makes it to the US

After a year of torture in Syrian jail, an activist finally makes it to the US
Hamad had picked up his visa and was booked on a flight to New York the next day. We met up at the airport … Like hundreds of thousands of refugees, rebels and activists, he couldn't just show up at the Syrian passport office and apply. But there …
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Latest Passport Application News

Grey hair: I'm not hiding it anymore
My father used to tell the story of his PA typing out a passport application for him. “Hair colour?” she wisely sought his lead. “Grey,” Dad replied, hoping she would correct him. She didn't. He was going grey. He knew it. She knew it. Why deny it …
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New app makes parking payments easier in White Plains
WHITE PLAINS – You're sitting in a downtown restaurant, trying to decide if you have enough time for dessert before the parking meter runs out and you get the dreaded $ 25 ticket. Just then, your smart phone beeps like a car horn, and you're informed …
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Pinellas Clerk's North County Branch receives perfect score
“We always strive to provide excellent customer service and being recognized for our commitment to the Passport Application Acceptance Program is a remarkable achievement,” said Ken Burke, Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller.
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Business Aircraft Ops to Costa Rica: Documentation & Local Area

Business Aircraft Ops to Costa Rica: Documentation & Local Area
Valid passports are required for both passengers and crew to enter Costa Rica. Depending upon nationality, the required remaining validity on your passport may vary. For some nationalities it's sufficient to have passport validity to cover the intended …
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Botswana passport makes top four in Africa
The research shows that passport holders from Seychelles can visit 126 of 194 countries in the world without having to apply for a visa. The Mauritian passport allows visa free or visa on arrival travel to 123 countries. The South African passport …
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Passports Expiring Within Six Months May Disrupt Travel

Passports Expiring Within Six Months May Disrupt Travel
U.S. passport holders who will have less than six months validity on their passport for upcoming international travel through the end of 2015 should consider renewing their passports now, so they can avoid delays due to increased passport demand in the …
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EDITORIAL: UBCM ferry report makes for awkward talks
Stone then lays out a number of indicators – the recession, U.S. passport requirements, corresponding drops in air travel between Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland – that show ferry rates are hardly the only reason why people are choosing to stay …
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Puerto Rico Debuts as Leading Caribbean Yachting Destination
Puerto Rico's unique jurisdiction also means there are no passport requirements for those traveling from the mainland United States . Earlier this year, the Encanto Group announced an investment of $ 200 million to develop a world-class beach and marina …
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Can Treasury Stop Companies From Moving Overseas?
The U.S. government has been promising a crackdown on tax inversion deals for months. Yet the measures announced Monday may not be enough of a disincentive for companies like Pfizer or AbbVie, which are tempted by the savings involved in snapping …
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FEATURE: For winners of UN essay contest, multilingualism makes the world go

FEATURE: For winners of UN essay contest, multilingualism makes the world go
To that end, one of the winners, Sandratrarivo Randriamanohisoamalala, a Malagasy student who attends university in China, told the UN News Centre: “For young people, multilingualism [is like a] passport is for travelers.” Winners the essay contest …
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Fifty things we love about travel right now
Shoot an image using the app and presto, it converts to a PDF – ideal for storing your passport photo page, itinerary, tickets and collecting must-do hints to enhance your travels. While the app is free, you'll need to upgrade to the $ 6.99 Pro version …
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UK Visa 101
Passport photographs – Two recent photos per person per application. 45mm X 35mm, no smiling, no teeth showing, no headgear. • Accommodation Evidence of permission to stay – Hotel Booking or invite letter from family or Friend and a copy of their …
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