FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
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Seeking to bolster airline security, 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 ban was revealed Monday in statements from Royal Jordanian Airlines and the official news agency of Saudi Arabia.The ban was indefinite, said the official.A second U.S. official said the ban will affect nine airlines in total, and the Transportation Security Administration were to inform the affected airlines early Tuesday.The officials were not authorized to disclose the details of the ban ahead of a public announcement and they spoke on the condition of anonymity.A U.S. government official said such a ban has been considered for several weeks.
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