US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange

Politics 06/11/19, 08:56

The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, according to a U.S. official. Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with former Army private Chelsea Manning to crack a Defense ...

Manning renews effort to be released from Virginia jail

U.S. 05/31/19, 13:45

Lawyers for former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning are renewing efforts to get her released from a northern Virginia jail.Manning's lawyers filed court papers Friday asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to send Manning to the Alexandria jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks.The ...

US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info

Politics 05/23/19, 19:01

The Justice Department has charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with receiving and publishing classified information. The charges are contained in an 18-count indictment announced Thursday. The new charges go far beyond an initial indictment against Assange made public last month that accused him of conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning ...

Chelsea Manning sent back to jail for refusing to testify

U.S. 05/16/19, 16:10

Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail Thursday for refusing to testify to a grand jury, even after telling a judge she'd rather "starve to death" than cooperate with prosecutors.U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga ordered her to remain incarcerated at the Alexandria jail either until she ...

Update: Chelsea Manning ordered back to jail

U.S. 05/16/19, 15:18

The Latest on Chelsea Manning's refusal to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks (all times local):4 p.m.Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been sent to jail - again - for refusing to testify to a grand jury.Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning speaks with reporters, after arriving at ...

Chelsea Manning memoir coming in winter of 2020

Entertainment 05/14/19, 10:14

Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst jailed for leaking government documents, has a book deal.Farrar, Straus and Giroux announced this week that Manning's memoir, currently untitled, will come out next winter. According to the publisher, Manning, 31, will write about her childhood and military service, about why she decided ...

Explains: WikiLeaks founder has multinational legal woes

Tech 05/13/19, 09:48

The founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, is wanted by prosecutors in two countries - the United States and Sweden - and he is currently imprisoned in a third - Britain. The tug-of-war stems from different alleged criminal acts. This is how Assange ended up with legal woes on ...

Chelsea Manning released from jail on contempt charge

U.S. 05/09/19, 20:07

Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was released from a northern Virginia jail Thursday after a two-month stay for refusing to testify to a grand jury.Manning spent 62 days at the Alexandria Detention Center on civil contempt charges after she refused to answer questions to a federal grand jury investigating ...

Chelsea Manning doc debuts with its subject imprisoned again

Entertainment 05/02/19, 16:59

Three years in the making, the Chelsea Manning documentary "XY Chelsea" premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival after being frantically recut to update the film with the latest turn in the saga of the former intelligence analyst.The filmmakers had envisioned a more celebratory evening."A few weeks ago, we were planning ...

Appeals court rejects Chelsea Manning’s effort to leave jail

U.S. 04/22/19, 10:47

A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a bid by former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to be released from jail for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks.The three-paragraph, unanimous decision from a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond rejects ...

Journalism or not? WikiLeaks’ status in media world complex

U.S. 04/12/19, 00:12

After the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London, his lawyer was quick to characterize it as an assault against the rights of journalists all over the world who seek to uncover secrets. But was it quite that clear? Does WikiLeaks do journalism, or is it something else? The answer wasn't ...

Hillary Clinton: Assange must ‘answer for what he has done’

Politics 04/11/19, 20:48

Newly arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange needs to "answer for what he has done," Hillary Clinton said on Thursday. The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee and former secretary of state weighed in on Assange while at a speaking event with her husband, former President Bill Clinton. Assange was arrested earlier Thursday at ...

Takeaways from the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Tech 04/11/19, 15:55

Julian Assange's arrest on Thursday in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London opens the next chapter in the saga of the WikiLeaks founder: an expected extradition fight over a pending criminal prosecution in the United States. It's also likely to trigger a debate over press freedom and call attention to unresolved questions ...

WikiLeaks’ Assange arrested in London; US charge unveiled

America 04/11/19, 08:51

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was forcibly bundled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and into a waiting British police van on Thursday, setting up a potential court battle over attempts to extradite him to the U.S. to face charges related to the publication of tens of thousands of secret ...

Chelsea Manning jailed for refusing to testify on WikiLeaks

U.S. 03/08/19, 17:51

Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who served years in prison for leaking one of the largest troves of classified documents in U.S. history, was sent to jail Friday for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks. U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton ordered Manning to jail for civil contempt ...

Chelsea Manning continues to fight grand jury subpoena

U.S. 03/05/19, 11:16

Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning says a judge rejected her effort to quash a grand jury subpoena to testify in an apparent investigation of Wikileaks.But Manning said after the hearing Tuesday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, that she'll continue her legal efforts to avoid testifying to the grand ...

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