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Justice Dept. to prioritize prosecuting violence on flights

Hector International AirportWASHINGTON – Attorney General Merrick Garland is directing U.S. attorneys across the nation to swiftly prioritize prosecution of federal crimes that happen on commercial flights. The directive comes as federal officials face a historic number of investigations into passenger behavior.  The Federal Aviation Administration said earlier this month that it had launched 950 investigations into passenger behavior on flights…