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.
January 27, 2011 They're suspects in the "denial of service" attacks on the websites of MasterCard, eBay and other companies.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in south-east London.
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January 12, 2011 The WikiLeaks founder also talked about the man being held in military detention for allegedly leaking classified documents.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange addresses the media as his lawyer Mark Stephens looks on.
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January 11, 2011 As evidence, the WikiLeaks founder's lawyers used published reports in which Sarah Palin called for his execution.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during an interview with ABC News.
January 6, 2011 The WikiLeaks founder issued the threat, when The Guardian's editor said they were publishing some documents without his permission.
January 3, 2011 That comment from the former New York Times reporter, who came under fire for her pre-Iraq War reporting about weapons of mass destruction, has ignited a fire in the blogosphere.
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