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  • Passport Database Outage Leaves Thousands Stranded
    By on July 31, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    linuxwrangler (582055) writes Job interviews missed, work and wedding plans disrupted, children unable to fly home with their adoptive parents. All this disruption is due to a outage involving the passport and visa processing database at the U.S. State Department. The problems have been ongoing since July 19 and the best estimate for repair is “soon.” The system “crashed shortly after maintenance.”

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  • Li Na out of US Open with knee injury
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    Two-time Grand Slam title winner Li Na of China is ruled out of next month’s US Open with a knee injury.