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Obama vetoes 9/11 lawsuit bill

President Barack Obama vetoed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) on Friday. JASTA would allow victims of terrorism to sue state-sponsored supporters of attacks reports Kevin Liptak of CNN. Both Republican and Democratic Congressional leaders say they’ll override the veto. JASTA overwhelmingly passed in both the House and the Senate. JASTA would end other countries’ US immunity from lawsuits if they were implicated […]

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Obama expected to veto JASTA, White House says

White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters that President Obama intends to veto a bill Congress approved without objection that would allow families of the victims of terrorist attacks to sue foreign governments. The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism bill, commonly known as JASTA, would permit courts to waive claims to foreign sovereign immunity in cases […]

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Never-before-seen photos of the smoldering Pentagon on 9/11

The Washington Post has released photos of the Pentagon burning after terrorists slammed Flight 77 into it on September 11, 2001 that have not yet been seen by the public here.

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