Freshman's excuse for missing class is one to remember

Freshman's excuse for missing class is one to remember
But now she will be able to vote and travel with a U.S. passport. Things will be easier. Her parents wanted her to decide the question of citizenship herself. “Like my mother, I have been a permanent resident with a green card for most of my life,” she …
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New Yorkers may need more than a driver's license to board domestic flights
If you're worried about getting stuck at security and don't want to carry an extra card or your passport, New York State does offer an enhanced drivers license, or EDL, that meets the Real ID Act requirements. That ID costs $ 30 more than a normal …
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Man reported missing at sea for 66 days found in good health

Man reported missing at sea for 66 days found in good health
Grenz said he made a copy of Jordan's U.S. passport describing the American as weighing 290 pounds. Jordan now was probably only about 200 pounds and he looked little like the man in the passport photo, Grenz said. "It was a bit like the movie of Tom …
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Yemen evacuation provokes debate over protection offered by Chinese passport
There is a widely circulated piece of humor online on the misperception of benefits that some Chinese believe foreign countries can offer. Listed first is the powerful US passport that some believe can provide omnipresent protection to its holders.
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Passport to Unity wants you to laugh
… here to nominate a Community Driver. Tickets for the event are $ 20.00 each and can be purchased online or in person at the Sault Career Centre, 503 Queen St. E. Passport To Unity is hosted by the Sault Community Career Centre …
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Passenger refused flight over missing letter on airline ticket

Passenger refused flight over missing letter on airline ticket
Her son-in-law, Aleh Kadychenka, scanned her passport at the check-in kiosk, but it kept getting rejected. “It was denied first time, refused second time and then I noticed something [was] wrong,” Kadychenka said. An Air Canada agent said the system …
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Irish Pastoral Centre – news, events and immigration happenings (Dec.22)
Should you have a travel emergency for which a U.S. passport is required, you can call the Boston Passport Agency located in the Tip O' Neill Building in Boston. Individuals are seen by appointment only and you need to call the automated appointment …
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Navy may press P-8I aircraft into service to search for missing Malaysian

Navy may press P-8I aircraft into service to search for missing Malaysian
The P-8I is Boeing's Indian Navy variant of the US Navy's P-8A Posidon. It is a long-range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare aircraft. The first one joined the Indian Navy May 15, 2013. Several more of there aircraft are to join service …
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Missing passport feared stolen, used for identity theft

Missing passport feared stolen, used for identity theft
Danha had sent his wife and daughter's Zimbabwean passports to Harare to be renewed because they were planning a return visit this summer. But soon after, he got a letter from Citizenship and Immigration Canada inviting the … Danha requested the …
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Are Credit Monitoring Services Worth It?
Fraud alerts last 90 days, and you can renew them as often as you like (a recurring calendar entry can help with this task); consumers who can demonstrate that they are victims or are likely to be victims of identity theft can apply for a long-term …
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Five air-safety lessons from MH370's mysterious disappearance
The SMH report said while it takes time to identify and analyse an image taken from space, China and the US are not inclined to share secrets as air defences and space-based surveillance hardware are some of the most sensitive military information …
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Missing Plane: Australian Prime Minister Says 'Two Objects' From MH370 May

Missing Plane: Australian Prime Minister Says 'Two Objects' From MH370 May
A woman, center, is carried out by security officials after she tried to protest before a press conference regarding a missing Malaysia Airlines plane at a hotel in Sepang, Malaysia, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. New radar data from Thailand gave …
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Missing Plane Flight MH370 Is Focus Of Huge International Effort
A woman, center, is carried out by security officials after she tried to protest before a press conference regarding a missing Malaysia Airlines plane at a hotel in Sepang, Malaysia, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. New radar data from Thailand gave …
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Missing flight tragedy: Missing passenger's sons get passports to fly to Malaysia
Rahul (16) and Yashwant (11) have passports but they need to be renewed. The boys approached me in my office today for help. I asked them to complete the formalities which includes getting the signature of their father on application forms. The …
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Passport service hours extended
Getting a passport might get a little easier and cheaper for area residents. The Scott County Recorder's Office has announced extended passport hours and a discount on passport photos. The extended hours for passport services at the office will be 4:30 …
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New Doc Gives NY Mom Hope in Missing Gay Son Case

New Doc Gives NY Mom Hope in Missing Gay Son Case
She returns every year to the city to renew her efforts. Now she has the film to … fight evidently took place. Among the recovered possessions were Aeryn's passport and cell phone, his clothing, and the medical report showing him to be HIV negative …
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Russians hunt for husband of suicide bomber – NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA
Adding to the mystery surrounding Monday's explosion, Russian state television released pictures of the attacker's passport that looked different, even though they carried the same number. Investigators say 30-year-old Naida Asiyalova, a native of the …
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Syrians who fled war struggle across Mideast to survive
If a Syrian's passport has expired, it is tough to get it renewed: The local "embassy" can't issue those. GREECE: Poverty and violence ashore. By Thodoris Skoulis. XXX GRE131002LG002. Children hold placards depicting young victims of the Syrian …
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