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US High Court Throws Out Judgement Against Sudan in USS Cole Bombing Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a lower court's decision to allow U.S. sailors to collect damages from Sudan after the 2000 al-Qaida bombing of a U.S. Navy destroyer. The court's decision Tuesday dealt a blow to 15 of the injured sailors and three of their spouses who sued the Sudanese government in 2010 in Washington. The decision was a significant victory for the northeastern African country, which denies it supported the al-Qaida militant group in the attack.  The...

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