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U.K. Court Opens Door for Julian Assange Extradition to U.S., Overturning Earlier Ruling

A British appellate court opened the door Friday for Julian Assange to be extradited to the United States by overturning a lower court’s decision that the WikiLeaks founder’s mental health was too fragile to withstand the American criminal justice system. The High Court in London ruled that U.S. assurances were enough to guarantee Assange would […]

U.S. Asks U.K. Court to Permit Extradition of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange

U.S. authorities launched a new battle on Wednesday to make Julian Assange face American justice, telling British judges that if they agree to extradite the WikiLeaks founder on espionage charges, he could serve any U.S. prison sentence he receives in his native Australia. In January, a lower U.K. court refused a U.S. request to extradite […]

Julian Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in Prison

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for breaching his bail.

Late-Night Hosts Weigh In on Julian Assange’s “Crazy” Arrest

Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah and Jimmy Fallon addressed WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange's arrest on Thursday's episodes of their late-night shows.

Julian Assange Arrested Inside London’s Ecuadorian Embassy, Faces Extradition to the U.S.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London for alleged breach of bail.

DNC Sues Trump Campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks Accusing Conspiracy to Win 2016 Election

The lawsuit says Trump and his associates had relationships with Russia that enabled creation of a Trump-Russia conspiracy.

Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Against Julian Assange

Speaking from the balcony of Ecuador's London embassy, where he took refuge in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden, Assange said his seven-year legal ordeal — which he called unjust detention — "is not something that I can forgive."

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange Says He’ll Accept Arrest if UN Panel Rules Against Him

If the panel finds he has lost his case against the U.K. and Sweden, Assange says he will turn himself in to police on Friday.

Chelsea Manning Faces Possible Solitary Confinement Over Caitlyn Jenner ‘Vanity Fair’ Magazine

The former intelligence analyst, previously known as Bradley Manning, is serving a 35-year sentence at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth for leaking reams of war logs, diplomatic cables and battlefield video to WikiLeaks.

WikiLeaks Says It Has Added Thousands of Hacked Sony Emails to Database

The whistleblower site made the announcement on Twitter.

Swedish Prosecutors Offer to Question WikiLeaks Founder in London About Alleged Sex Crimes

Prosecutors previously refused to travel to London, where Assange has spent almost three years inside the Ecuadorean embassy, but with the statute of limitations coming up on some of the crimes Assange is charged with, plans have changed..