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WikiLeaks tells reporters 140 things not to say about Julian Assange


LONDON WikiLeaks on Sunday advised journalists not to report 140 different "false and defamatory" statements about its founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since June 2012.

U.N. tells UK: Allow Assange to leave Ecuador embassy freely

GENEVA U.N. rights experts called on British authorities on Friday to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuador embassy in London without fear of arrest or extradition.

World, Dec 22 2018

House panel to give Trump ally Stone's transcript to Russia probe

WASHINGTON A U.S. congressional panel will send a transcript of its interview with Roger Stone, a close political ally of President Donald Trump, to prosecutors investigating possible coordination between Trump's 2016 election campaign and Russia, a committee source said on Thursday.

Wikileaks' Assange undergoes medical tests at Ecuador's urging

QUITO Wikileaks founder Julian Assange received a series of medical exams, Ecuador's top attorney said on Wednesday, in line with a new set of rules for his asylum at the Andean country's London embassy that prompted him to sue the government.

World, Dec 12 2018

Ecuador's Moreno says Wikileaks' Assange can leave embassy if he wants

QUITO Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno said on Thursday that there was a "path" for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the South American country's London embassy, where he has lived for six years under asylum, if he so chooses.

World, Dec 06 2018

House Democrats plan to send Trump aides' transcripts to Mueller

WASHINGTON Democrats taking control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January plan to send Special Counsel Robert Mueller the transcripts of testimony by some of President Donald Trump's closest associates so they can be reviewed for evidence and possible falsehoods, said three sources familiar with the matter. | Video

General behind deadly Haiti raid takes aim at Brazil's gangs

RIO DE JANEIRO Thirteen years ago, a Brazilian general named Augusto Heleno led hundreds of United Nations troops into a Haitian slum to bring a powerful gangster to heel.

World, United Nations, Brazil, Nov 29 2018

Ex-Trump campaign head Manafort denies ever meeting with Wikileaks' Assange

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, staunchly denied ever meeting with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday, after the Guardian newspaper published a story alleging the two met at least three times, including once in 2016. | Video

U.S. prosecutors oppose request for unsealing possible Assange charges

WASHINGTON Federal prosecutors have told a United States District Court judge that they oppose a request by a journalists' group for the unsealing of any pending U.S. criminal indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and declined to admit whether such charges exist.

U.S., World, Nov 26 2018

U.S. prepares criminal case against Wikileaks' Assange

WASHINGTON U.S. prosecutors are preparing to pursue a criminal case against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, escalating a long battle targeting his anti-secrecy group even as he remains holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London. | Video

World, Nov 16 2018