FBI probing DNC email leak amid allegations of Russian hacking

Jul 26, 2016

FBI probing DNC email leak amid allegations of Russian hacking

The FBI said Monday it is investigating how thousands of Democratic National Committee emails were hacked, a breach that Hillary Clinton’s campaign maintains was committed by Russia to benefit Donald Trump. A statement from the FBI confirmed that it is “investigating a cyber intrusion ...

Attorneys confirm Chelsea Manning attempted suicide

Jul 12, 2016

Attorneys confirm Chelsea Manning attempted suicide

Attorneys for the soldier imprisoned in Kansas for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks said Monday her hospitalization last week was due to an attempted suicide. Chelsea Manning’s attorneys, in an email to media outlets, did not disclose details about the attempt ...

Assange tells U.K., Sweden to let him go after U.N. finding

Feb 5, 2016

Assange tells U.K., Sweden to let him go after U.N. finding

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Friday urged Britain and Sweden to let him walk free from Ecuador’s embassy in London after a U.N. panel found that the antisecrecy campaigner was “arbitrarily detained.” Addressing a news conference via video link from the embassy, where he sought ...

Assange finds surprising ally — but it may not be enough

| Feb 5, 2016

Assange finds surprising ally — but it may not be enough

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has found a surprising ally — a little known United Nations panel that has decided he has been unfairly detained in Britain while seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden to answer allegations of sexual misconduct. But it is not clear ...

Ecuadoran leader says Sweden to grill Assange 'soon' at London mission

Jan 21, 2016

Ecuadoran leader says Sweden to grill Assange 'soon' at London mission

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could face questions from Swedish prosecutors “in the coming days” at his hideout in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London, Ecuador President Rafael Correa said Wednesday. Correa did not give a date for the interrogation over a 2010 rape allegation, which ...

WikiLeaks airs CIA chief's personal emails, warns more to come

Oct 22, 2015

WikiLeaks airs CIA chief's personal emails, warns more to come

The CIA accused WikiLeaks of “malicious intent” after the anti-secrecy campaign group published an initial tranche of documents Wednesday it said were from the personal email account of director John Brennan. The Central Intelligence Agency said that so far there was no indication that ...

Britain refuses to grant Assange safe passage for medical check

Oct 15, 2015

Britain refuses to grant Assange safe passage for medical check

Britain has refused Ecuador’s request to give Julian Assange safe passage for a medical checkup after he experienced a sharp pain in his right shoulder, Quito’s top diplomat said Wednesday. The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since ...