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The Hague — World Court takes authority on Sandinistas' US complaint
The World Court ruled Monday that it has jurisdiction over Nicaragua's complaint that the United States was ''waging armed attacks'' aimed at toppling the Sandinista government.
The ruling foiled a US motion to dismiss the complaint filed April 9. The United States claimed that Nicaragua never recognized the authority of the World Court and thus the court had no authority in the case.