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What you won't see in the Mueller report

Apr. 17, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel's Trump-Russia report will be out on Thursday for all to see. But not all of it. The Democrats' demands for a full, unredacted version of Robert Mueller's report are likely to prompt a political and legal battle that could last for months, if not much longer. The...

What you won't see in the Mueller report

Apr. 16, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel's Trump-Russia report will be out on Thursday for all to see. But not all of it. The Democrats' demands for a full, unredacted version of Robert Mueller's report are likely to prompt a political and legal battle that could last for months, if not much longer. The...

Takeaways from the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Apr. 12, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Julian Assange's arrest on Thursday in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London opens the next chapter in the saga of the WikiLeaks founder: an expected extradition fight over a pending criminal prosecution in the United States. It's also likely to trigger a debate over press freedom and call...

WikiLeaks' Assange hauled from embassy, faces US charge

Apr. 12, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British police on Thursday hauled a bearded and shouting Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy where he was holed up for nearly seven years, and the U.S. charged the WikiLeaks founder with conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to get their hands on government...

The Latest: Ex-Ecuadorian president blasts 'double standard'

Apr. 11, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa is criticizing what he considers a "double standard" by Western media and governments who he says have been quick to condemn Julian Assange for...

Australian security adviser told writer not to fly to China

Apr. 9, 2019 6:44 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A security adviser to an Australian prime minister said he warned a Chinese-Australian writer not to travel to China before the blogger and critic of China's Communist Party was detained on arrival at a Chinese airport in January. John Garnaut was commissioned in 2016 by...

Chelsea Manning no longer held in segregated status at jail

Apr. 5, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Supporters of former Army intelligence Chelsea Manning say she is no longer being kept in administrative segregation at a Virginia jail while she serves an indefinite sentence for refusing to testify to a grand jury. Manning's supporters posted on her Twitter account Thursday that...

Mar-a-Lago arrest spotlights security risks at Trump estate

Apr. 3, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As palm trees swayed in the ocean breeze, Yujing Zhang approached Secret Service agents in the Mar-a-Lago parking lot. She said she was going to the swimming pool at the Palm Beach presidential estate and presented agents with two Chinese passports in her name. That raised...

Russia accuses Norwegian man of submarine espionage

Apr. 2, 2019 10:27 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian prosecutor says that a Norwegian man jailed on espionage charges has acquired classified information on Russian nuclear submarines. Frode Berg was arrested in Moscow in December 2017. His lawyer says that Berg, a retired Norwegian border inspector, is the victim of a setup....

Chelsea Manning seeks immediate release from Virginia jail

Apr. 1, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is seeking her immediate release from a Virginia jail after spending nearly four weeks at the facility. A federal judge sent Manning to jail March 6 for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. On Monday, Manning's...