Are Jewish Victims Less Worthy Of Empathy?

Are Jewish Victims Less Worthy Of Empathy?
Now, more than 13 years later, in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo and kosher market killings in Paris and the renewed terror attacks on Israeli citizens the last seven months, the question remains: Are these appalling acts of violence all part of the …
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Appeals Court Reinstates Wisconsin's Voter ID Law
CHICAGO (AP) — In a stunningly fast decision, a federal appeals court in Chicago reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law on Friday — just hours after three Republican-appointed judges heard arguments on reactivating the hotly debated …
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DFA waives passport replacement requirements for 'Yolanda' victims

DFA waives passport replacement requirements for 'Yolanda' victims
The DFA said these requirements are the affidavit of mutilation, affidavit of loss of valid passport, and the penalty fee for lost valid passports (P250 for machine-readable and P350 for electronic passports). But the agency said applicants should …
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Filing for government-issued replacement immigration documents can be difficult
Q: I came to the U.S. as a visitor in 1998. I lost my I-94 Arrival/Departure Document and my passport. So, I have no proof of lawful entry. Now I am married to a U.S. citizen. I understand that if I can prove lawful entry, I can interview here for …
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Jerusalem synagogue: Three victims were US rabbis

Jerusalem synagogue: Three victims were US rabbis
Three of four men killed in an attack on a West Jerusalem synagogue have been identified as Israeli-US nationals. The attack, carried out in an Orthodox Jewish community by two Palestinians armed with a pistol and meat cleavers, is the city's deadliest …
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When will Jurgen Klinsmann take the US men's national team forward?
No, this is about objectively looking at how much the U.S. senior team has improved since American supporters celebrated the exit of Bradley and welcomed the arrival of Klinsmann in July of 2011. Klinsmann was supposed to be the breath of fresh air …
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Special Report: US visa program for crime victims is hit-or-miss prospect

Special Report: US visa program for crime victims is hit-or-miss prospect
Huang hired a lawyer to help with her application. On one of the forms, an NYPD sergeant attested to Huang's help. Then Huang hit a snag: Police headquarters must officially verify her cooperation before her application can be submitted to United …
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Blame Canada?
The last item: “Two US officials told Reuters that he was a convert to Islam, but there's no public evidence to that effect nor any indication that the shooting was related to his faith.” (The Reuters report also mentions that he was born Michael …
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Can't Sing the National Anthem? No Passport For You
In the U.S. the answer is no, but in South Korea it's a clear yes. That's what a 52-year-old Chinese woman found out when she failed to pass an interview in November to become Korean. According to the Justice Ministry, the woman, known only by her …
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Passport delay victims deserve refund, say MPs

Passport delay victims deserve refund, say MPs
A British passport, an essential document for travel by British citizens, had become the subject of emergency statements and crisis management." He said there had been a "complete management failure at the highest levels" of the Passport Office …
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Georgetown senior activities
Bring either a valid Massachusetts driver's license, valid passport or a valid Massachusetts photo ID issued by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles. The ICE Program is an acronym that identifies an emergency contact in your cellphone. Bring a …
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British Ebola nurse travels to US to try to save victim
A British nurse who recovered from Ebola has travelled to the US to donate blood to try to save the life of another victim of the virus. Will Pooley, 29, was discharged from the Royal Free Hospital in north-west London two weeks ago where he received …
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Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee Holds Hearing on LGBT
After the horrific attack on two gay men near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's historic gay village, the Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee held an emergency public hearing on LGBT hate crimes. The public hearing, which included activists, …
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