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Supreme Court turns away 9/11 suit against alleged Al Qaeda supporters

By Warren Richey Christian Science Monitor Thousands of victims of the 9/11 terror attacks have lost their bid to revive a class-action lawsuit against various banks, financial officials, and members of Osama bin Laden’s family for allegedly providing material support to Al Qaeda. The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a case examining whether lower […]

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Cruise Company Uses Image of Falling WTC Tower to Promote Concerts

cruise boat ad with collapsing tower

By Aidan Gardiner DNA Info MANHATTAN — A concert cruise company that sails around New York Harbor, including past the World Trade Center Site, yanked an image of the Twin Towers collapsing from its website amid an outcry from 9/11 victims. Rocks Off Entertainment’s website featured the unmistakable silhouette of the Twin Towers, one of […]

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Making the Tough Choices: A Q&A with Curators of the 9/11 Museum

Jan Ramirez, left, and Amy Weinstein. Photo: Carl Glassman, Tribeca Trib

By Carl Glassman Tribeca Trib Jan Ramirez is chief curator and Amy Weinstein is associate director of collections and senior oral historian at the Na­tional September 11 Memorial & Mu­seum. The Trib interviewed them about their work at the museum, which opened last month. The dominant artifacts rising up into the museum atrium are the […]

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