Kids watch a laptop screen at Pearson International airport, in Toronto, Canada. (credit: Giordano Ciampini/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
The Department of Homeland Security is considering expanding its ban on electronic devices on US-bound flights from certain airports, according to a report by CBS News.
In March, the DHS banned on all devices bigger than a cell phone on US-bound flights from 10 airports located in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Kuwait, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates.

Terrorist groups were targeting commercial planes with “innovative methods” including “smuggling explosive devices in various consumer items,” the DHS said at the time.
The United Kingdom put into place a similar set of rules, banning larger-than-cell-phone electronics on UK-bound flights from all airports in six countries: Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.
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