Latest Julian Assange News

Doctors say ailing Assange needs medical care in hospital

Nov. 25, 2019 5:25 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — More than 60 doctors have written to British authorities asserting that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange urgently needs medical treatment at a university hospital. The doctors said in a letter published Monday that Assange suffers from psychological problems including depression as well as...

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after 9 years

Nov. 19, 2019 10:27 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden on Tuesday dropped its investigation into an alleged rape by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is currently in prison in Britain, because too much time has elapsed since the accusation was made over nine years ago. Assange, who is battling an extradition attempt by the U.S. so...

A timeline of Julian Assange's legal saga

Nov. 19, 2019 9:58 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The investigation into an alleged rape by Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, was dropped Tuesday, nine years after an arrest warrant was issued by Swedish prosecutors. A look at key events in the legal saga: — August 2010: Swedish prosecutors issue arrest...

Sweden drops preliminary investigation into alleged rape by Julian Assange

Nov. 19, 2019 8:05 AM EST
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden drops preliminary investigation into alleged rape by Julian Assange.

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Nov. 15, 2019 4:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — He was proud of his reputation as a practitioner of political dirty tricks and frequently boasted about the extent of his contacts and the depth of his insider information. Now Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, faces a prison sentence for a collection of...

Charges against GOP operative Roger Stone now before jury

Nov. 14, 2019 5:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jury deliberations will extend into a second day in the trial of Roger Stone, a veteran Republican political operative charged with lying to Congress and other charges stemming from the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Jurors on Thursday concluded about 6 hours of...

US government says Roger Stone 'undermined' Russia inquiry

Nov. 13, 2019 5:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican political operative Roger Stone undermined the effectiveness of the congressional investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election by repeatedly and deliberately lying under oath to help Donald Trump’s presidential campaign avoid embarrassment, prosecutors...

Stone trial testimony ends with talk of outreach to Kushner

Nov. 12, 2019 4:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Testimony in the colorful trial of Roger Stone — featuring talk of dognapping and Godfather references — wrapped up Tuesday with a top Trump campaign official telling jurors that Stone tried to contact Jared Kushner to "debrief" him about hacked emails damaging to Hillary...

The Latest: Steve Bannon testifies in Roger Stone trial

Nov. 8, 2019 9:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Roger Stone trial (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Steve Bannon says Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to get advanced word about hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton. Bannon, Trump's former campaign CEO,...

Bannon says Stone was Trump campaign link to WikiLeaks

Nov. 8, 2019 5:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign viewed Roger Stone as an "access point" to WikiLeaks and tried to use him to get advanced word about hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton, a former top presidential adviser testified Friday. In reluctant testimony, former campaign CEO Steve Bannon told a...