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US judge: Palestinians to pay $10M to secure terror verdict

Palestinian authorities found liable in a high-profile lawsuit over Americans killed in terrorist attacks must pay $10 million in cash — and an additional $1 million monthly payment while the case is on appeal — to secure the hundreds of millions awarded by a jury, a U.S. judge said Monday. In ordering the security payment, Manhattan federal Judge George B. Daniels said he had given significant thought to a motion filed this month by the U.S. State Department, which intervened in the case via the Department of Justice to argue a high bond could threaten the stability of the region by straining the cash-strapped Palestinians. The payment also mirrored the amount proposed by a...

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