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U.S. Restricts Electronic Devices On Flights From 8 Muslim Countries

Passengers on flights coming into the U.S. will be allowed to bring smartphones into the plane's cabin. But all larger electronic devices, like laptops and cameras, must be placed in checked baggage.

Airline passengers coming to the U.S. on direct flights from eight majority-Muslim nations must now place most electronic devices, including laptops, tablets and cameras, in checked baggage under stepped-up security measures, Trump administration officials said.

Passengers can still carry smartphones into the plane's cabin, but nothing larger, the officials added.

The measures took effect Tuesday morning and cover about 50 incoming flights a day

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