Lieberman pick for FBI would spell trouble for Julian Assange

PoliticoPresident Donald Trump’s interest in picking former senator and Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Joe Lieberman to head the FBI is bad news for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Lieberman has been a harsh critic of Assange, publicly calling for him …Why Democrats don’t like Joe Lieberman ..

Sweden drops Assange rape allegation but Britain says WikiLeaks founder still faces arrest

Washington PostLONDON — Swedish prosecutors on Friday dropped their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, closing at nearly seven-year legal saga that led the WikiLeaks founder to seek sanctuary in Ecuador’s embassy in London. But British Swedish prosecutor drops rape probe into WikiLeaks’ Assange ..

Sweden Has Dropped Its Case Against Julian Assange

BuzzFeed NewsThe country’s prosecutor made the announcement to discontinue the seven-year-old investigation on Friday morning, but police in London said he remains wanted for a lesser offense. Originally posted on May 19, 2017, at 2:24 a.m.. Updated on May 19, 2017 …Julian Assange: Sweden drops rape investigation ..

Julian Assange: Sweden drops rape investigation

BBC NewsSweden’s director of public prosecutions has decided to drop the rape investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Marianne Ny filed a request to the Stockholm District Court to revoke his arrest warrant, apparently ending a seven-year stand-off. ..

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

CNNStockholm (CNN) Sweden is dropping its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on rape allegations, according to a prosecution statement released Friday. Assange, who has always denied wrongdoing, has been holed up at the Ecuadorian …Sweden drops Assange rape allegation, but Britain says WikiLeaks founder still faces arrest ..

Julian Assange Rape Investigation Is Dropped in Sweden

New York TimesJulian Assange on the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in central London in 2016. He sought refuge there five years ago after the authorities in Stockholm opened a preliminary rape inquiry against him. Credit Ben Stansall/Agence France-Presse — Getty …Sweden drops Assange rape allegation, but Britain says WikiLeaks founder still faces arrest ..

Julian Assange defiant as Sweden drops rape investigation

BBC NewsWikileaks founder Julian Assange has said he will not forgive and forget attempts to arrest him over rape allegations which led him to seek asylum in Ecuador’s London embassy. In an angry tweet, Mr Assange said he had been detained for seven years …Julian Assange Rape Investigation Is Dropped in Sweden ..

Julian Assange, Saudi Arabia, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Your Friday Briefing

New York Times“Untitled,” a 1982 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat, sold for $110.5 million at Sotheby’s on Thursday night. Credit 2017 The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat/ADAGP, Paris / ARS, via Sotheby’s. (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.).Basquiat Painting Sells For Record $110.5 Million At Sotheby’s Auction ..

Chronicle of Julian Assange’s battle against extradition

Washington PostLONDON — Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, has won his battle against extradition to Sweden, which wanted to question him about a rape allegation. He has spent nearly five years inside the Embassy of Ecuador in London to avoid being sent to …Swedish prosecutor drops rape probe into WikiLeaks’ Assange ..