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U.S. jury orders Palestinian groups to pay attack victims $218.5 million

Joseph Ax, Reuters

A U.S. jury on Monday found the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority liable for supporting terrorist attacks in Israel more than a decade ago that killed dozens of people. Jurors in Manhattan federal court awarded $218.5 million in damages to 10 American families who brought the case, a sum that is automatically tripled under U.S. anti-terrorism law.

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