Court Upholds $3.4 Billion Native American Deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An appeals court on Tuesday upheld a $3.4 billion settlement of a class-action lawsuit over mismanagement of government trust funds for hundreds of thousands of Native Americans, ruling that it was fair, reasonable and adequate.

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