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Schumer: JASTA bill would allow suits against foreign countries for financing terrorism on American soil

Senator Charles Schumer with Terry Strada (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

By Maria Alvarez with Tom Brune New York Newsday A proposed law that would allow families of victims to sue any foreign state found to have financed terrorism on U.S. soil is headed for the Senate Judiciary Committee later this month, officials said. The proposed bill — known as JASTA, or the Justice Against Sponsors […]

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National September 11 Museum will be open to victims’ families on 13th anniversary

By Anna Sanders Staten Island Advance Family members of the nearly 3,000 victims who perished in the terrorist attacks are invited to visit the National September 11 Museum on the 13th anniversary next month. Family of the victims of the 2001 and 1993 World Trade Center attacks can tour the museum from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the annual day […]

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Boston bombing victim marries his rehab nurse

Boston Marathon bombing victim James Costello with his new bride Krista D'Agostino, a nurse who helped him recover in the aftermath of the bombing. Photo: Prudente Photography

By Bob Fredericks New York Post A Boston Marathon bombing survivor and the pretty nurse who helped him recover from his devastating injuries took the plunge last weekend — a happy ending after more than a year of painful surgeries and grueling rehabilitation. A dashing James Costello and his beaming bride Krista D’Agostino “danced the […]

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