Assange lawyer says Trump offered indirect offer of pardon

LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her client was indirectly offered a “win-win” deal by President Donald Trump that would see him avoid extraditi...

Lawyer says Assange charged under broad, contentious US law

LONDON (AP) — An American constitutional law expert said Thursday that the United States indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under an “extraordinarily broad” spying law that has been used in the...

Pentagon Papers leaker comes to the defense of Assange

LONDON (AP) — Daniel Ellsberg, one of the most famous whistleblowers in living memory, came to the defense of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday in his legal fight to avoid extradition to t...

US lawyer says Assange faces decades in prison if convicted

LONDON (AP) — An American lawyer told an extradition hearing in Britain for Julian Assange on Monday that the WikiLeaks founder faces decades in prison if he is convicted on spying charges in the Unit...

Assange told to stop interrupting witnesses at UK hearing

LONDON (AP) — A British judge told WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday that his extradition hearing will proceed without him if he continues to speak from the dock and interrupt witnesses. ...

Timeline of Julian Assange's legal battles over past decade

LONDON (AP) — The extradition hearing of Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, opened in London on Monday, the latest development in a long legal saga. Here is a look at key eve...

Supporters gather for Assange court extradition showdown

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the U.S. government were squaring off in a London court on Monday at a high-stakes extradition case delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Julian Assange: UK court weighs extradition to US

There are at least eight prisons in London. To accommodate Julian Assange, the British judiciary has selected Belmarsh. The maximum-security facility in the east of London was built to house terrorist...

WikiLeaks' Assange to fight US extradition bid in UK court

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is set to fight for his freedom in a British court after a decade of legal drama, as he challenges American authorities’ attempt to extradite him on spyi...

Spain: court hears testimony on whether Assange was spied on

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s National Court is due to hear testimony Monday in an investigation into whether a Spanish company was hired to spy on Julian Assange during the seven years the WikiLeaks founder ...

Designer Vivienne Westwood leads protest supporting Assange

LONDON (AP) — Veteran fashion designer and activist Vivienne Westwood posed in a giant bird cage in London Tuesday to show her support for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and call for his extradition...

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone's prison sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone, intervening in extraordinary fashion in a criminal case that was central to the Russ...

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone's prison sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison. Democrats denounced the move ...

Women's rights groups protest French ministers' appointments

PARIS (AP) — Women’s rights groups are protesting French President Emmanuel Macron’s appointment of an interior minister who has been accused of rape and a justice minister who has criticized the #MeT...

France: Macron ousts interior minister in government purge

French President Emmanuel Macron ousted his interior minister amid a government shakeup on Monday, following mass protests against police brutality.  The reshuffle was aimed at shifting the governmen...