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Federal jury awards priest $2.8 million, but orders $500,000 back

A federal jury awarded an Indian priest $2.8 million in back pay and damages for years of involuntary servitude at a Queens, N.Y. ashram. The jurors also ordered the priest to pay the ashram owners $500,000 for slander for saying they treated him like a "slave."