Supreme Court Divided Over USS Cole Bombing Lawsuit Against Sudan

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared divided on Wednesday as they weighed an effort by Sudan, backed by the U.S. government, to avoid paying $314.7 million in damages to American sailors injured in a 2000 deadly bombing of the Navy destroyer USS Cole by the al Qaeda militant group. The justices heard oral arguments in … [Read more...]

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Sudan’s Appeal in USS Cole Bombing Case

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON, June 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear Sudan's appeal of $314.7 million in damages awarded in a lawsuit seeking compensation for American sailors injured in 2000 in the deadly al Qaeda bombing of the Navy destroyer USS Cole in Yemen. The damages were levied by default because Sudan did not appear before a lower court … [Read more...]