Renho and the 'pure blood' mythos

| Sep 17, 2016

Renho and the 'pure blood' mythos

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Despite the best efforts of certain individuals on Twitter, lawmaker Renho became the head of the Democratic Party last Thursday. Of course, those loosely linked online individuals that are sometimes referred to as netto uyo (internet right-wingers) don’t really care about the DP, but ...

Agents target industry helping Chinese women have U.S. babies

Mar 4, 2015

Agents target industry helping Chinese women have U.S. babies

Federal agents searched more than a dozen homes Tuesday in a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically become American citizens. The crackdown on three alleged maternity tourism rings ...

Malian man who saved lives at Paris kosher grocery gets French citizenship

Jan 21, 2015

Malian man who saved lives at Paris kosher grocery gets French citizenship

French authorities on Tuesday honored a Mali-born employee who saved lives at the kosher supermarket attacked by terrorists as a hero and granted him French citizenship. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve praised Muslim Lassana Bathily, 24, for his “courage” and “heroism” during a ceremony in ...

Aug 20, 2013

U.S. expatriates flee taxman's reach

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The decision was not easy for the Gulf War veteran. After 20 years of living in Switzerland, Scott Schmith renounced his U.S. citizenship, to escape the obligation to report his income and assets to the U.S. government despite living overseas. “I have nothing to ...