Air Passengers With Samsung Note 7 Phones Face Fines in U.S.

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  • Emergency order covers discontinued phone linked to fires
  • U.S. officials announced flight ban, fines and confiscation

Airline passengers who try to carry Samsung Electronics Co. Note 7 smartphones on flights will have them confiscated and may face fines under an emergency U.S. order that significantly expands restrictions on the devices linked to almost 100 incidents of overheating and fires.

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