Travelers into the U.S. just dodged an expanded electronics ban — for now


We’ve been waiting for the electronics ban to expand beyond flights coming to the U.S. from the Middle East and parts of Africa, but on Wednesday the U.S. Department of Homeland Security made it sound like some new security procedures are all we should expect — at least, for the moment.

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Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly spoke about expanded security measures affecting 280 airports in 105 countries. As part of prepared remarks for Kelly’s speech Wednesday at the Center for New American Security Conference in D.C., he said, “It is time to raise the global baseline of aviation security.” Read more…

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