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International airports must implement new security policies to avoid laptop bans.
The Department of Homeland Security is implementing new security policies for all foreign flights into the U.S.
DHS Secretary John Kelly made the announcement at the Center for New American Security conference on Wednesday.
"Terrorists want to bring down aircraft to instill fear, disrupt our economies and undermine our way of life. And it works. Which is why they still see aviation as the crown jewel target in their world," Kelly said. "It is time that we raise the global baseline of aviation security."
Passengers on airlines that don't comply with the stricter guidelines won't be allowed to carry electronics on board. Some flights might even be canceled entirely.
Kelly didn't go into specifics on what the new measures would be. But they'll be geared toward "enhanced screenings of electronic devices, more thorough passenger vetting" and avoiding insider attacks.
New funding from the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law will help pay for projects nationwide, like replacing old lead pipes.
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Administration officials say electronic signs with obscure meanings, references to pop culture or those intended to be funny will be banned in 2026.
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Wednesday’s vote came after the lower house, the National Assembly, overwhelmingly approved the proposal in January.
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