Latest Julian Assange News

WikiLeaks founder's family brings campaign to Mexico

Sep. 14, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — This week the objective was to insert mention of Julian Assange into a meeting between Mexico’s president and the United States’ top diplomat. Next week, it will be to have Australia’s prime minister bring it up with the U.S. president at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral. ...

US, Mexico to cooperate on semiconductors, electric vehicles

Sep. 12, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico and the United States plan to take advantage of the Biden administration's massive investment in semiconductor production to push the integration of their supply chains and cooperate on expanding the production of electric vehicles through Mexico's nationalized lithium...

Lawsuit alleges CIA got phone contents from Assange visitors

Aug. 16, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two lawyers and two journalists are suing the CIA, saying the agency violated their constitutional rights when it obtained copies of the contents of their electronic devices and helped enable the recording of their meetings with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during the latter...

Today in History: August 16, Elvis Presley dies at 42

Aug. 16, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2022. There are 137 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 16, 1977, Elvis Presley died at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee, at age 42. On this...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jul. 20, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: July 15 The Washington Post on access to birth control after the SCOTUS ruling on abortion: The French company that has asked for permission to sell birth control pills over the counter in...

Mexico, US presidents to meet amid newly tense relationship

Jul. 11, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The U.S.-Mexico relationship — a straightforward tradeoff during the Trump administration, with Mexico tamping down on migration and the U.S. not pressing on other issues — has become a wide range of disagreements over trade, foreign policy, energy and climate change. ...

Today in History: July 3, Union wins at Gettysburg

Jul. 03, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 3, the 184th day of 2022. There are 181 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 3, 1976, Israel launched its daring mission to rescue 106 passengers and Air France crew members being held...

Julian Assange appeals to UK court against extradition to US

Jul. 01, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has appealed against the British's government decision last month to order his extradition to the U.S. The appeal was filed Friday at the High Court, the latest twist in a decade-long legal saga sparked by his website's publication of...