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How new security measures will affect your next US-bound flight

How new security measures will affect your next US-bound flight

The new measures include the removal of any casing on electronic devices larger than a cellphone - tablets and laptops - and the units must be fully charged to allow for possible inspection; enhanced passenger screening; and expanded screening of canines.


Cops: Teen put newborn in trash to die, her mom helped

Cops: Teen put newborn in trash to die, her mom helped

The baby died at the hospital. Her mother, Lorenza Gomez Rodriguez, 41, knew about the birth, according to police. The medical examiner also noted that dirt and gravel were found on the baby's body, and relayed this information to the coroner, the station reported.


Countries that broke ties with Qatar indicate some flexibility on demands

Countries that broke ties with Qatar indicate some flexibility on demands

Director of Qatar's Government Communications Office, says Arab countries that have moved to isolate Qatar have acted dangerously and in a "disorganised manner" after apparently changing their demands. Mouallimi, however, said on Tuesday that while the four nations insist that Qatar cease provocations against them, it may not be necessary for Al-Jazeera to be shut.


Paris Club refund: Nigerians want governors held to account

Paris Club refund: Nigerians want governors held to account

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun stated this. The details, released by the Ministry of Finance on Tuesday evening, showed that Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta, Kano and Rivers received the largest sum of N10 billion each. The state government, in the statement by the Director of Bureau of Communication and Strategy, Office of the Governor, Semiu Okanlawon, said the money was paid into the account of the state on Monday.


Helicopter Carrying WWE's Shane McMahon Went Down in NYC

Helicopter Carrying WWE's Shane McMahon Went Down in NYC

McMahon and another passenger, who hasn't been identified at this time, were uninjured. After the helicopter landed, several emergency response vessels went out to rescue McMahon and Regtien. "And we landed perfectly". In a statement on WWE.com , McMahon said he had been on his way to visit family in Eastern Long Island . "It was unbelievable - the cheering that went on - it was very nice", she says.


Sunset bill passes Texas Senate during special session

Sunset bill passes Texas Senate during special session

Abbott called a special session in the Texas legislature to debate the bill, which would require students to use bathrooms that match the gender on their birth certificates. The move came Wednesday, during the second day of the 30-day special legislative session . The potential legislation has members of Abbott's party divided.