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This gold star gets you aboard planes and in federal facilities
It sets more stringent identification requirements. To renew your Florida driver's license in person, you must bring one document to prove your identity, such as your U.S. passport (valid and unexpired), birth certificate (original or certified copy …
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DFAT staff in Fiji face job losses
Meanwhile, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has called for submissions for the build of its AUD$ 216 million replacement global communications network. Funding was allocated for the new International Communications Network (ICN) in …
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From Male to Female: Notes on My Gender Transition by Jordan RicePersonal
After surgeries, voice training, and a significant amount of time on hormone replacement therapy, I've gained an unsettling though possibly useful perspective of who I was when I lived as a man. … One box is full of jewelry given to me by my former …

Airlines and airports look to take the pain out of boarding planes

Airlines and airports look to take the pain out of boarding planes
"The specific application of this trial is to remove the need for a passport check," Mark Walker, passenger process program manager at Heathrow, told CNN. He said the trial resulted … "It works very well for us and we board faster, 20% faster," van …
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2013 SAVE Award finalists announced
Ideas for improving the efficiency of Veterans Affairs Department prescription tracking, the State Department's handling of passport applications and government training certifications are among the four finalists for the 2013 SAVE Award. The winner …
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Indian Diplomat's Arrest in New York Sparks Row With US
Khobragade is accused of submitting false documents on an application for her housekeeper to live and work in the U.S. and not paying the housekeeper a minimum wage. Khobragade's …. Her official passport and visa revoked. Starts her illegal stay and …
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