The charges allege he published secret documents obtained by Chelsea Manning, some of which identified sources aiding U.S. military abroad.
LONDON, May 2- Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday he did not want to be extradited to the United States to face trial for one of the largest compromises of classified information in history. The United States has requested the extradition of Assange, who was dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London on April 11, and has charged him...
LONDON, May 1- Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced by a London court on Wednesday to 50 weeks in jail for skipping bail. He was dragged out of the embassy last month and charged by the United States for one of the biggest ever leaks of classified information. Judge Deborah Taylor said Assange had exploited his privileged position to flout the law and...
Assange sought asylum in Ecuador's embassy in 2012 in a bid to avoid extradition to Sweden to face charges of sexual assault and rape.
*Assange's lawyer: he feared extradition to United States. *United States has requested Assange's extradition. LONDON, May 1- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a London court on Wednesday to be sentenced for breaking bail to enter the Ecuadorean embassy seven years ago.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe are still alive and kicking, presenting potential ongoing legal and political risk for President Donald Trump, some of his former advisers and others. Only two were not blacked out: one case versus former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen; and one versus Greg Craig, a former White House counsel in the Obama administration.
The official, who asked for anonymity when discussing the case, said U.S. authorities had already sent Britain a provisional arrest warrant regarding Assange's extradition to the United States. The U.S. indictment filed in March 2018 said Assange, in March 2010, engaged in a conspiracy to help Manning crack a password stored on Defense Department computers...
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Julian Assange, "will get the same treatment as everybody else." The WikiLeaks founder, who is Australian, was arrested in London and now faces extradition to the U.S.
President Donald Trump comments on the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he's stayed for the past seven years.
*Ecuador withdraws Assange's asylum, invites police. LONDON, April 11- British police dragged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of Ecuador's embassy on Thursday after his seven-year asylum was revoked, paving the way for his extradition to the United States for one of the biggest ever leaks of classified information. But in Washington, President Donald...
The Justice Department announced criminal charges against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange on Thursday, accusing him of conspiring with Chelsea Manning to hack into a classified U.S. government computer. "The charge relates to Assange's alleged role in one of the largest compromises of classified information in the history of the United States," the DOJ says. Assange was arrested Thursday at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he had been living for nearly seven years.
The U.S. wants to extradite Assange, who was arrested at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he had been living for nearly seven years.
LONDON, April 11- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy on Thursday after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his seven-year asylum in a move his supporters said was illegal. BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY JEREMY HUNT. BRITISH JUNIOR FOREIGN MINISTER ALAN DUNCAN.
MOSCOW, April 11- Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden on Thursday called the arrest in Britain of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange a "dark moment for press freedom" and said it contravened a call by the United Nations to allow him to walk free.
WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has been taken into custody in central London, the U.K. Metropolitan Police confirmed in a tweet. CNBC's "Squawk Box" discuss the implications of the charges.
LONDON, April 11- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy, where he has been holed up for nearly seven years to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault investigation. Assange took refuge in 2012 in Ecuador's London embassy, behind the luxury department store Harrods, to...
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen is poised to deliver an explosive testimony before Congress on Wednesday.
President Trump's former personal lawyer plans to deliver explosive testimony before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday.
A new indictment against Roger Stone threatens to land the longtime confidant of President Donald Trump in prison.
Stone was arrested in a predawn raid by FBI agents at his Florida home Friday.