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Laptop ban ‘mystery': Why did the US and UK choose different countries – CNNMoney

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa. The sudden moves, attributed to fears terrorists could plant explosives in devices bigger than a smartphone, left airlines scrambling and travelers confused about what to do with their laptops and tablets. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4)…

I tried to take a laptop on a flight – here’s what happened – Telegraph.co.uk

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Thousands of travelers were forced to put iPads, laptops and tablets into their checked luggage on Saturday as Britain’s ban on electronics on flights from six predominantly Muslim countries came into effect.  The new policy – introduced in response to intelligence that al-Qaeda is trying to plant explosives inside electronic devices – was met with frustration from business travellers and passengers facing long flights without entertainment but appeared to roll…

Trump’s Laptop Ban Is Proof His Hands Aren’t Tied, Hawaii Says – Bloomberg

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Hawaii’s attorney general says new U.S. government rules prohibiting the use of laptops and other electronic gadgets on flights from eight Muslim-majority nations prove that President Donald Trump’s control of immigration and national security isn’t hampered by the state’s lawsuit over his travel ban. The ban on large electronic devices, announced Tuesday, failed to trigger widespread condemnation and litigation the way Trump’s March 6 executive order against travel from six Muslim-majority…

Trump’s path forward only gets tougher after health-care fiasco – Washington Post

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The stunning collapse of the Republican health-care bill now imperils the rest of President Trump’s ambitious congressional agenda, with few prospects for quick victory on tax reform, construction projects or a host of other issues in the months ahead despite complete GOP control of government. While Republicans broadly share the goal of Trump’s promised “big tax cuts,” the president will have to bridge many of the same divides within his…

Gunman surrenders after fatal shooting near Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas led to police standoff – New York Daily News

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The suspect in a shooting that killed one and injured another on a bus Saturday outside the Cosmopolitan along the Las Vegas Strip has surrendered after an hours-long standoff with police. The melee began shortly before 11 a.m. local time when shots erupted on a bus near the neighboring Bellagio — where hours earlier burglars, one of whom was wearing a pig mask, tried breaking into a Rolex store….

Violence mars pro-Trump rally in Huntington Beach – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Marchers and counterprotesters clashed Saturday at a Make America Great Again gathering in Huntington Beach after an anti-President Trump protester doused marchers with pepper spray. The anti-Trump protester, dressed in all black and wearing a mask, attacked an organizer of the event, Jennifer Sterling, and other members of the march with the irritant, causing a group of marchers to tackle the masked man, punching and kicking him. The use of…

US military acknowledges strike on Mosul site where more than 100 were allegedly killed – Washington Post

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Members of the civil defense search for bodies in the rubble of a building in the Mosul al-Jadida neighborhood of Mosul. (Alice Martins for The Washington Post) The U.S. military acknowledged for the first time Saturday that it launched an airstrike against the Islamic State in the densely packed Iraqi city of Mosul, where residents say more than 100 people were killed in a single event. If confirmed, the March…

Suspects in animal masks rob Bellagio store, send panicked guests fleeing – USA TODAY

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Police said at least three people were recently involved in a burglary of a store in the Bellagio.(Photo: George Rose, Getty Images) Las Vegas police are investigating a jewelry store robbery inside the Bellagio hotel-casino complex that sent frightened guests fleeing as masked suspects smashed glass windows with sledgehammers. Police said three people wearing dress clothing — suits or tuxedoes — and animal masks smashed the windows, grabbed items from inside the store and…

Laptop ban ‘mystery': Why did the US and UK choose different countries – CNNMoney

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa. The sudden moves, attributed to fears terrorists could plant explosives in devices bigger than a smartphone, left airlines scrambling and travelers confused about what to do with their laptops and tablets. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4)…

Trump’s Laptop Ban Is Proof His Hands Aren’t Tied, Hawaii Says – Bloomberg

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Hawaii’s attorney general says new U.S. government rules prohibiting the use of laptops and other electronic gadgets on flights from eight Muslim-majority nations prove that President Donald Trump’s control of immigration and national security isn’t hampered by the state’s lawsuit over his travel ban. The ban on large electronic devices, announced Tuesday, failed to trigger widespread condemnation and litigation the way Trump’s March 6 executive order against travel from six Muslim-majority…

I tried to take a laptop on a flight – here’s what happened – Telegraph.co.uk

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Thousands of travelers were forced to put iPads, laptops and tablets into their checked luggage on Saturday as Britain’s ban on electronics on flights from six predominantly Muslim countries came into effect.  The new policy – introduced in response to intelligence that al-Qaeda is trying to plant explosives inside electronic devices – was met with frustration from business travellers and passengers facing long flights without entertainment but appeared to roll…

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1 million weekend travelers – Inquirer.net

Sunday, March 26, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. Around 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the world’s busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break, Dubai Airports said. An estimated 260,000 travelers were expected to pass…

What’s the best cheap laptop? – PC Advisor

Sunday, March 26, 2017

What’s the best cheap laptop? Jump straight to the reviews The best cheap laptop is the HP 250 G5, but also check out the Asus X555LA and Chuwi LapBook 14.1. Learn more about the top budget laptops in our buying guide and reviews below. If you have a really limited budget, you can check out our roundup of the Best Chromebooks which start at £199. However, ultra-cheap Windows laptops to compete with…

Laptop ban ‘mystery': Why did the US and UK choose different countries – CNNMoney

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa. The sudden moves, attributed to fears terrorists could plant explosives in devices bigger than a smartphone, left airlines scrambling and travelers confused about what to do with their laptops and tablets. ‘; for (i = 0; i 4)…

I tried to take a laptop on a flight – here’s what happened – Telegraph.co.uk

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Thousands of travelers were forced to put iPads, laptops and tablets into their checked luggage on Saturday as Britain’s ban on electronics on flights from six predominantly Muslim countries came into effect.  The new policy – introduced in response to intelligence that al-Qaeda is trying to plant explosives inside electronic devices – was met with frustration from business travellers and passengers facing long flights without entertainment but appeared to roll…

Designer recounts horrible experience with Apple’s brand new MacBook Pro – BGR

Saturday, March 25, 2017

When Apple released its revamped MacBook Pro lineup last year, it wasn’t exactly greeted warmly by developers and creative professionals. Amid a flurry of complaints, many in the Mac community were specifically underwhelmed by the MacBook Pro’s new Touch Bar, and more broadly, by a machine that they were quick to categorize as under-powered and overpriced. Additionally, many lamented a 16GB limit on RAM and the removal of the beloved MagSafe connector. While…

What’s the best cheap laptop? – PC Advisor

Saturday, March 25, 2017

What’s the best cheap laptop? Jump straight to the reviews The best cheap laptop is the HP 250 G5, but also check out the Asus X555LA and Chuwi LapBook 14.1. Learn more about the top budget laptops in our buying guide and reviews below. If you have a really limited budget, you can check out our roundup of the Best Chromebooks which start at £199. However, ultra-cheap Windows laptops to compete with…

Trump’s path forward only gets tougher after health-care fiasco – Washington Post

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The stunning collapse of the Republican health-care bill now imperils the rest of President Trump’s ambitious congressional agenda, with few prospects for quick victory on tax reform, construction projects or a host of other issues in the months ahead despite complete GOP control of government. While Republicans broadly share the goal of Trump’s promised “big tax cuts,” the president will have to bridge many of the same divides within his…

1 dead, 1 injured in shooting near Vegas’ Cosmopolitan hotel – Palm Beach Post

Saturday, March 25, 2017

For the second time in less than 24 hours, police have swarmed the Las Vegas Strip after at least one person was killed during a shooting situation near the Cosmopolitan hotel and casino.