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Carry-on electronics precaution...FBI Russia inquiry...More like summer

By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 20, 2017 at 7:54 p.m.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Exactly why it's being enacted is unclear. But starting Tuesday, electronics including laptops, iPads and cameras will be barred from being carried aboard certain flights to the U.S. from the Mideast and North Africa. A U.S. official says the indefinite ban applies to 10 airports serving the cities of Cairo in Egypt; Amman in Jordan; Kuwait City in Kuwait; Casablanca in Morocco; Doha in Qatar; Riyadh and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia; Istanbul in Turkey; and Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Affected U.S. airports are in New York, Chicago, Detroit and Montreal.

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey says his agency "will follow the facts wherever they lead." Comey told a congressional committee Monday that the FBI has been investigating Russian interference in the presidential campaign since July. It's also reviewing whether there was collusion between Trump campaign associates and the Russians. Comey says there is no evidence support President Donald Trump's explosive claim that Barack Obama ordered the phones at Trump Tower wiretapped.

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill and Hillary Clinton say David Rockefeller was a "kind, good man" who used his fame and fortune to do good in the United States and abroad. They say his tremendous support of arts and humanities in America gave millions the opportunity to experience the country's great heritage of painting, dance, music and more. A spokesman says Rockefeller died in his sleep today at his home in Pocantico (poh-KAN'-tih-koh) Hills, New York. He was 101.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The first day of spring has brought temperatures in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas that broke or tied several high-temperature records, including four that were more than a century old. The mercury reached the lower 90's in a number of locations, including Dallas, where it was 92. Conditions will be closer to normal later in the week. Thunderstorms are also possible Thursday and Friday, mainly east of the Interstate 35 corridor.

BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey has been found in Mexico six weeks after it vanished from the Patriots' locker room. The NFL said the jersey was found in "possession of a credentialed member of the international media," and authorities were investigating whether a former Mexican tabloid newspaper executive played a role in the theft. Authorities found a Brady jersey that had gone missing after the Patriots' 2015 Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks. A helmet belonging to a Denver Broncos player was also discovered,

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