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US says Assange could go to Australian prison if convicted

Oct. 27, 2021 11:05 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — U.S. authorities launched a new battle on Wednesday to make Julian Assange face American justice, telling British judges that if they agree to extradite the WikiLeaks founder on espionage charges, he could serve any U.S. prison sentence he receives in his native Australia. ...

Alanis Morissette blasts documentary 'Jagged' as 'salacious'

Sep. 14, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Just hours before the HBO documentary “Jagged” was to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday, Alanis Morissette criticized the film about her life as “reductive” and “salacious.” Morissette participated in the film,...

China's Weibo shuts accounts defending Kris Wu allegations

Aug. 23, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China’s microblogging platform Sina Weibo on Monday closed 145 accounts, some of which had defended pop star Kris Wu over his rape allegations, for publishing what it called “information harmful for maintaining social order.” Wu, a Chinese-Canadian...