It was a bit harder for everyone to think about lost Americans during 9/11 with the riots in the middle east against our embassies. So many years later and they still hate us.
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US court orders Iran, others to pay $6 b for 9/11 terror attack:
A US judge has formally ordered Iran, al-Qaeda and several other defendants to pay $6-billion compensation to the victims of September 11, 2001, in a largely symbolic ruling. Ref. Source 3
Good luck with getting any of that money from them although these organizations do have US dollars trapped somewhere that we could probably tap into.
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A part apparently from one of the airliners that hit the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, has been found in Lower Manhattan, New York police said.
Part of a landing gear was discovered wedged between two buildings near ground zero and "Includes a clearly visible Boeing identification number," police said in a news release. "The NYPD is securing the location as it would a crime scene." Ref. CNN
Obama marks 12th anniversary of 9/11
President Barack Obama will observe the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington with a moment of silence and a visit to the Pentagon Memorial. Ref. Source 8