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TSA to extend new security measures to some domestic passengers
TSA to extend new security measures to some domestic passengers

A requirement that passengers on U.S.-bound flights power up electronic devices at overseas airport security checkpoints is being expanded to some fliers on domestic flights, government officials say. The Transportation Security Administration called for the increased security measures earlier this month for travelers on direct flights from the Middle East, Europe and Africa, amid fears that terrorists have developed new bomb-making technology. Now selected travelers on domestic flights will be asked to prove that their electronic devices can power up. "During the security examination, officers may also ask that owners power up some devices, including cellphones," a Department of...

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