WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange last December.
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May 30, 2012 The WikiLeaks founder has been fighting Swedish authorities' efforts to question him about alleged sex assaults. Britain's highest court has now said he can be extradited. But Assange's attorneys plan to challenge that ruling.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
March 17, 2012 The Australian is angry that his government hasn't supported him over the WikiLeaks release of hundreds of thousands of secret U.S. government files. He remains under house arrest in England, fighting extradition to Sweden, where he's accused of two sex crimes.
February 27, 2012 The company calls WikiLeaks' actions deplorable and illegal. WikiLeaks says it is exposing a firm that provides "confidential intelligence services to large corporations."
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as he arrived at London's High Court this morning (Nov. 2, 2011).
November 2, 2011 Assange, now in the U.K., denies he sexually assaulted two women in Sweden. He hasn't been charged with any crime and says extradition may be a ruse aimed at eventually sending him to the U.S. for prosecution over the release of classified material.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stood in front of a selection of inverted banking company logos as he spoke to journalists today in London.
October 24, 2011 "An arbitrary and unlawful financial blockade ... has destroyed 95% of our revenue," the group says.
March 25, 2011 A grass-roots campaign collected enough money to erect a billboard in defense of WikiLeaks in the middle of Hollywood.
Former President George W. Bush, Oct. 30, 2010, at a baseball game in Arlington, Texas.
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February 25, 2011 "The former president has no desire to share a forum with a man who has willfully and repeatedly done great harm to the interests of the United States," his spokesman says. Julian Assange is WikiLeaks' founder.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives for his extradition hearing at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in London on Thursday.
February 24, 2011 In ruling that the WikiLeaks founder should be extradited to Sweden for questioning in a rape investigation, the British judge has harsh words for Assange's attorney. Read the decision.
Hawaii lawmakers look on as Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie signs the Hawaii Civil Unions bill into law.
February 24, 2011 Libya; Julian Assange fights extradition order; Hawaii civil unions
February 11, 2011 WikiLeaks founder is fighting extradition from the U.K. to Sweden.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as he arrived at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court, in south-east London, earlier today (Feb. 8, 2011).
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February 8, 2011 Julian Assange's defense has put a Swedish legal expert on the stand to say there have been serious irregularities in the way prosecutors have handled the investigation into alleged sex crimes. The WikiLeaks founder says he's innocent.
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February 7, 2011 Meanwhile, some of Julian Assange's former colleagues at WikiLeaks are launching a site of their own: OpenLeaks.
February 7, 2011 Cambodia's prime minister asks the U.N. to intervene in its border dispute with Thailand.
February 2, 2011 Should WikiLeaks be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize because it holds governments accountable for their actions? A Norwegian lawmaker thinks so and has nominated the controversial whistle-blowing website.
January 31, 2011 Up to one-third of the country, and 100 million people, could be affected by snow and ice starting later today.
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