USD/CAD Fundamental Analysis – August 21, 2015 – Forecast

USD/CAD Fundamental Analysis – August 21, 2015 – Forecast
The USD/CAD recovered adding 39 points as the Loonie fell to new lows as crude oil prices continued to tumble. The CAD is trading at 1.3167. Colin Cieszynski, chief market strategist at CMC Markets Canada, said activity in the markets is cooling as the …
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Implementation of security enhancements to the Visa Waiver Program coming
Recently, concerns have grown among members of Congress and the public that terrorists could exploit the VWP to gain entry into the U.S. In response, Secretary Johnson announced that VWP countries will be required to expand the use of federal air …
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Remember the tickets, money…biometric identifiers
This means that Irish passport holders can travel to the U.S. for up to 90 days without a visa obtained at an interview at a U.S. embassy or consulate. … This includes those from countries for which we do not require a visa,” Johnson said in a statement.
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'Glitch' causes global US visa application delays; UAE affected
A statement on the US embassy Abu Dhabi's website stated it was “working urgently to correct the problem and restore full operability”. The embassy further added: “US passport applications accepted overseas or after May 26, 2015, are affected by this …
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UAE launches ePassport renewal app

UAE launches ePassport renewal app
The United Arab Emirates has unveiled a smartphone app that allows citizens to renew their ePassports, including the submittal of passport photos. Officials say the UAE-MOI app can be used to renew passports “in a matter of minutes”, with a Dh50 …
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Mobile Passport Control Expands to SFO

Mobile Passport Control Expands to SFO
US Customs and Border Protection announced the expansion of the Mobile Passport Control Program (“MPC”) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO). MPC is now available at SFO, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Miami International …
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All you need to know about passport renewal in UAE
I just had to fill out the forms and have the right information there. So, all in all, it took 15 … The US mission comes fifth in the tally with 10 working days according to their officially published time, although US passports are printed in its …

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Ethiopian expats in UAE worry over digital passport delays
Dubai: Hundreds of Ethiopian expats in UAE are furious over the long delays they are facing in getting their passports renewed. They said that it is taking up to more than nine months — instead of the usual 45 days — for applications to renew …
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Passport headaches, foreign tax refund dilemmas
Your idea that travelers should get an automatic warning if the passport expiration date they enter on an airline reservation is not 6 months out is a great idea. Airlines, take note. It's better than pulling people out of line at the airport and …
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Bangladeshi missions in UAE hope to update hand-written passports by November
Today we received only 150 new applicants at the embassy,” he said on Sunday. “There are many people who travel home for holidays and get their passport converted, so there could be about 100,000 to 150,000 still to get new digital passports and this …
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Fifa president Sepp Blatter will stand for re-election today against a backdrop of uncertainty following the FBI investigation into long-standing corruption. A host of football leaders and pundits from across Europe have called for Mr Blatter to either …
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City of Issaquah lowers price for passport photos
Passport application fees vary. Fees are payable by check or money order only; debit and credit cards are not accepted. In addition to the passport application fee, each application includes a $ 25 processing fee payable to the city of Issaquah by check …
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Australia immigration dept. leaked 2014 G20 leaders' personal info

Australia immigration dept. leaked 2014 G20 leaders' personal info
The data containing personal identifiers such as passport numbers and visa details of all leaders in attendance was accidentally sent to organizers of the Asian Cup Soccer Tournament, according to a report in The Guardian. An email sent to the …
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UAE company offers Caribbean passports with property purchase
… played globally by the UAE. The approval “is a reflection of the good reputation enjoyed by the UAE and its achievements on the regional and global levels,” said Anwar Gargash, minister of state for foreign affairs, according to official news …
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Bulgarian Banker Tsvetan Vasilev's Hotel Chain Seized by Authorities
… that the Belgian holding a Russian passport Pierre Louvrier has acquired six strategic companies connected to the murky banker for merely EUR 1- BTK, NURTS and First Digital, military factories Dunarit and Avionams, and people metric agency GARB.

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UAE among targets of Iranian hackers, investigators say
WASHINGTON // Hackers working for Iran have targeted at least 50 companies and government organisations, including institutions in the UAE. The hackers infiltrated the computer systems of commerical airlines and their contractors in the Emirates …
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Meekin jumped bail and fled to Kuwait using fake passport
Bengaluru: When cases of child abuse surfaced recently in city schools, everyone asked what had happened to Britisher Paul Meekin who had been arrested in February 2012 for sexually harassing his students in a city school of which he was a principal.
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App for UAE passport renewal service 'live'
The UAE Ministry of Interior has introduced the passport renewal service via smartphones to allow UAE nationals to avail of this service anywhere, any time; without the hassle of visiting the service centres except for special cases that require …
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Five Thoughts: Danzer Wins WSOP Player of the Year, Hall of Fame Selections
Danzer is only the third non-American to win the award — Canadian Daniel Negreanu (2004 and 2013) and Australian/Italian Jeffrey Lisandro (2009) both captured the Player of the Year title without an eagle on their passport — and the German is the …

Court Permits Removal of 'Gender Mark' in Certificate for a Transgender Case
Audrey Mbugua Ithibu got a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education in 2001. Back then she was a man. In 2008 she was diagnosed and treated for gender identity disorder and depression at Mathari Hospital and was put under treatment . Gender identity …
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Malaysian Airlines MH370: March 18 as it happened

Malaysian Airlines MH370: March 18 as it happened
Malaysia's top official in charge of the operation said it was vital to reduce the scale of the search and renewed appeals for sensitive military data from its neighbours that Malaysia believes may shed light on where the airliner flew. The U.S. Navy …

Rural post offices must not go the same way as Garda stations
The range of services provided by the post office has grown exponentially in recent years. These have included public sector services like ordering passports or paying speeding fines. Local postmasters are not looking for a subsidy or for the rural …
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UK expats in UAE can apply for passport online
This declaration form must be signed by the applicant, and together with the supporting documents and photos be posted to the HM Passport Office to the address given in the pack. “HM Passport Office will begin processing your application when we …
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Welcoming Phil Jackson to New York – they could do worse
Partly because they're my favourite team in my favourite sport and it's as much an obligation of mine to take in their games as it is to renew my passport every so often. Partly because I develop an itch of sentimentality – from re-watching videos of …
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