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Most electronics banned on U.S.-bound
flights from 10 international airports

Associated Press, by Alica A. Caldwell and David Koenig

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Posted By:Lalo, 3/20/2017 11:38:07 PM

The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and most other electronics in carry-on luggage starting Tuesday. The reason for the ban was not immediately clear. U.S. security officials would not comment. The ban was revealed Monday in statements from Royal Jordanian Airlines and the official news agency of Saudi Arabia. A U.S. official told The Associated Press the ban will apply to nonstop flights to the U.S. from 10 international airports serving the cities of Cairo in Egypt; Amman in Jordan; Kuwait City in Kuwait; Casablanca in


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dvc, 3/21/2017 12:35:44 AM     (No. 11196343)

You can bet that they have intel that there will be a security issue with some kind of electronics from that region.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/21/2017 1:19:06 AM     (No. 11196357)

How stupid that only direct flights are banned. What´s to stop these thugs from taking connecting flights? The ban should be on ALL international flights.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: harper, 3/21/2017 3:12:04 AM     (No. 11196393)

Re #2 I´m sure that would take international co-operation.

Not going to happen, everyone else loves the sharia.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thomthomp, 3/21/2017 6:21:55 AM     (No. 11196437)

Wait for it. Some liberal judge will discover electronic devices have "rights".

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Twinkle93, 3/21/2017 10:27:39 AM     (No. 11196652)

All these airports are in Islamist countries.

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