UK judge denies bail request of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was denied bail on Wednesday because a judge said there is a risk he may abscond while the United States tries to secure his extradition from Britain. Assange has spent more than eight years either holed up in the London’s Ecuadorean embassy or in jail. But Assange on Monday won an… Read More UK judge denies bail request of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

UK judge rejects U.S. extradition request of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

A British judge ruled on Monday that WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States to face charges of breaking a spying law and conspiring to hack government computers. At a hearing at London’s Old Bailey, Judge Vanessa Baraitser rejected nearly all his legal team’s arguments but said she could not… Read More UK judge rejects U.S. extradition request of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

U.S. President Trump cancels Britain trip, blames predecessor for poor London embassy deal

U.S. President Donald Trump canceled a trip to London scheduled for next month to open a new embassy, saying he did not want to endorse what he understood was an Obama-era decision to move out of the old one. The cancellation is a further blow to relations between the allies. More than a year into… Read More U.S. President Trump cancels Britain trip, blames predecessor for poor London embassy deal