UK approves U.S. extradition request of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

British interior minister Priti Patel on Friday approved the extradition of WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange to the United States to face criminal charges, bringing his long-running legal saga closer to a conclusion. Assange is wanted by U.S. authorities on 18 counts, including a spying charge, relating to WikiLeaks’ release of vast troves of confidential U.S.… Read More UK approves U.S. extradition request of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange