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On 'Morning Edition': Philip Reeves reports
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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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Larry Miller on the Assange ruling
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as he arrived at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court, in south-east London, earlier today (Feb. 8, 2011). Ben Stansall /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Larry Miller on the hearing
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