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US May Intervene in Civil Case Over Palestinian Terror Attacks

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South façade of the White House. Photo: Matt H. Wade / WikiCommons.

The U.S. is mulling intervention in a civil case over Palestinian terror attacks. Photo: Matt H. Wade / WikiCommons.

The U.S. government is moving closer to intervening in a high-stakes civil case over deadly Palestinian terror attacks as officials met Tuesday with victims’ families to discuss concerns over a jury verdict worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

The meeting with representatives from the Justice and State departments came amid objections from a lawyer for the plaintiffs, who said the United States was “considering putting a thumb on the scale” because the Palestinian government opposes the jury verdict.

Read full story at the Associated Press.

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