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US House Approves Bill Allowing Lawsuits Over 9/11 Attacks

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Friday that would allow families of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to sue the Saudi Arabian government for allegedly supporting terrorism, despite White House threats to veto the bill. The Senate passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act in May despite opposition from Saudi Arabia, a key ally to the United States.  Fifteen of the 19 airline hijackers were Saudi nationals, but Riyadh has denied...

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