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The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will not allow cellphones or other electronic devices on U.S.-bound planes at some overseas airports if the devices are not charged up, the agency said Sunday.

The new measure is part of the TSA’s effort announced last week to boost security amid concerns that Yemen-based al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and its Syrian affiliate, Islamist Nusra Front, are plotting to blow up an airliner, U.S. officials said.

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