Vietnam vet Mick Kramer fought for Australia, but he's been denied a passport

Vietnam vet Mick Kramer fought for Australia, but he's been denied a passport
The change of date scrawled in pen didn't stop the Australian Army from sending German-born Mick Kramer to war in 1967, but decades later officials not only refused him a passport they even threatened him with jail for "falsifying a document". "I did …
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VP 'sorry' amid reports of privilege extended to family at airport
Emergency service takes about two to three hours to handle and requires an additional charge of NT$ 900 (US$ 30) on top of the standard fees for passport renewal — NT$ 1,300 for adults and NT$ 900 for children, according to the center's deputy head, who …
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3 ways Apple's new iPhones should change your life
You see, when you travel you need to jump through hoops to prove you are who you say you are, and while I know passports aren't about to disappear, your air tickets, gig tickets, travel tickets are about to become even more secure, because of Passbook …
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Passport to an MBA: From Chopper Pilot to Cornell's Johnson School
Passport to an MBA is an occasional series featuring interviews with MBA students from all over the world. The interviews were conducted at top business schools by Matt Symonds, chief editor of the business school website MBA50.com and a Getting In …
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California Votes on Driver's Licenses That Allow the Government (and Anyone
"An individual that does not understand the privacy and security risks of an Enhanced Driver's License (EDL) might think, 'Why not get an one so that I can use it to drive and also cross the border?' It seems like common sense," … Ben Hueso, aims to …
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Officer charged in Yatim's shooting death granted bail
The arm's length agency investigates incidents involving police where there has been a death or serious injury. Forcillo was charged with second-degree murder … He also had to surrender his passport. A publication ban prohibits media from publishing …
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Ecuador Looks To Ban Wikileaks-like Offerings, Despite 'Housing' Assange
Pablo Romero, the director of Ecuador's intelligence agency SENAIN, asked the Justice Committee of Ecuador's National Assembly on August 8 to draft legislation that would “criminalize the disclosure of confidential information of the State” and require …
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William Wilberforce's heirs are ready to tackle the great evil of the age
Although the UK Border Agency agreed that he had been trafficked, and should not be prosecuted, their decision did not reach the relevant lawyers, so he was convicted anyway. … She had no passport. “Under these confusing circumstances, we chose to …
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Rand Paul fires back at radio host asking about Jack Hunter [AUDIO]
“He got along fine with everybody in the office, treated everyone fairly, regardless of race or religion, and we have a very varied office staff and backgrounds, so I think that it was just unfair,” Paul said. “But it's also unfair to paint a broad …
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HUFFPOST HILL – Romney, Party Of One
said, arguing that there's no way a filibuster-strong 40 members of the GOP caucus would be willing to halt Social Security checks, mail delivery, passport services, construction work and the myriad other things constituents expect from the government …
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Notable deaths last week
Davis' work stretched from his dramatic declaration of world citizenship in Paris in 1948 to his organization's recent granting of a "world passport" to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. Ilya Segalovich, the co-founder of …
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Massad Ayoob: The right carry gun
Twenty-five years ago, I was a lieutenant on a police department that adopted the S&W Model 4506 service pistol. It was an excellent weapon, and since it was the one gun I was most likely to have to use to defend my life, I committed to it. Before long …
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