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US, Europe swap air security information at laptop ban talks

BY LORNE COOK AND LORI HINNANT BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union and U.S. officials swapped information Wednesday about threats involving air travel amid concern that the United States will soon broaden its ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe. The White House has defended the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss with Russian officials an Islamic State group terror threat related to the use of laptops on aircraft. EU officials have been waiting for details about the threat. In a joint statement, the EU’s transport and migration commissioners plus senior Department of Homeland...

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