WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange attends an August news conference at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. On Thursday, a Swedish appeals court upheld a 2010 detention order against Assange on accusations of sexual assault. John Stillwell/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (right) said he'll leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, at a news conference with Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino. Assange has been holed up at the embassy for two years. John Stillwell/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning, found guilty of espionage and theft Tuesday, could face a lengthy prison sentence. A penalty hearing for Manning begins today. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Metropolitan Police Officers outside the main door of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is inside. Will Oliver/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A British police officer stood outside the Ecuadorian consulate in London earlier today, as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remained inside. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as he arrived at London's High Court this morning (Nov. 2, 2011).

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