In late October, a jury found that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was negligent in preventing the Feb. 26, 1993, terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, which it owned at the time.

Earlier, Muslim extremists had been sentenced to life in prison for their roles in attack, during which they abandoned a van loaded with explosives in the center’s underground garage. The ensuing explosion killed six and wounded nearly 1,000.

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