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Democrats sue Russia, Trump campaign for alleged 2016 election conspiracy


WASHINGTON The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. | Video

Trump campaign calls Democratic lawsuit alleging conspiracy 'frivolous'

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's election campaign said a lawsuit launched by the Democratic Party on Friday alleging the campaign, WikiLeaks and Russia carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election is "completely without merit and will be dismissed in due time."

Politics, Election 2016, U.S., Apr 20 2018

Return to Ward 17: Making peace with lost comrades

MELBOURNE, Australia As the start of the memorial service neared, I hurriedly texted an Indonesian friend. "Is it OK for me to stand on a Muslim prayer mat?" I asked.

Facebook, Iraq, Twitter, Apr 18 2018

Ecuador cuts Assange's communications after comments on social media

QUITO Ecuador has suspended WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's communication system after he discussed on social media issues that could damage the country's diplomatic relations, the government said on Wednesday.

World, Mar 28 2018

UK minister: 'miserable little worm' Assange should turn himself in

LONDON Julian Assange was called a "miserable little worm" on Tuesday by a British foreign affairs minister who said the WikiLeaks founder should leave the Ecuadorean embassy in London and give himself up to British justice.

World, Mar 27 2018

Ecuador says mediation with Britain over Assange has failed

QUITO Ecuador blamed Britain on Friday for upending its efforts to mediate a solution for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who has lived in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since June 2012 to avoid extradition.

World, Feb 23 2018

UK judge refuses to stop legal action against WikiLeaks' Assange

LONDON A British judge refused on Tuesday to halt legal proceedings against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for jumping bail and fleeing to the Ecuadorean embassy in London in June 2012. | Video

World, Feb 13 2018

WikiLeaks founder Assange says he has three months to appeal UK ruling

LONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Tuesday he had three months to appeal against a British court ruling that means he still faces arrest for breach of bail conditions if he steps out of the Ecuadorean embassy in London.

World, Feb 13 2018

Judge to rule on Assange's bid to escape legal action in Britain

LONDON WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will hear on Tuesday whether his legal bid to halt action against him for breaching bail has been successful, in a ruling that could pave the way for him to leave the Ecuadorean embassy in London. | Video

World, Feb 13 2018

Could Julian Assange be on brink of freedom?

LONDON A London court will rule on Tuesday whether it would be in the interests of justice to pursue action against WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange for failing to surrender to bail back in 2012.

World, United Nations, Feb 12 2018