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Terror Victims Grab for Foreign Assets

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Terror Victims Grab for Foreign Assets

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Terror Victims Grab for Foreign Assets

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A new law says money coming from the frozen assets of foreign countries must be released to victims of terror attacks if they win damage awards in court. A federal judge heard the claims of Americans seeking Iraqi assets this week, and various other Americans likely will try to claim some of the money. NPR's Libby Lewis reports.