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US extradition case against Julian Assange set for next year

LONDON — A British court has set a date early next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face a US extradition attempt over his role in revealing classified govern...

US extradition case against Julian Assange set for next year

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US begins extradition case against Julian Assange in London WikiLeaks founder declines to consent to being taken to US to face chargesJulian Assange has declined a chance to consent to his extradition to the US at a court hearing in London where the American government started pressing its case to take him ac...
15:17, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange to face US extradition hearing in UK next year WikiLeaks founder, indicted on 18 counts in US, will have a five-day hearing in FebruaryJulian Assange will face a five-day US extradition hearing in February next year, a judge has ruled.The WikiLeaks founder faces an 18-count indictment, issued by ...
19:51, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange’s U.S. Extradition Hearing Is Set for February A British judge on Friday set a 2020 date for a hearing to determine if the WikiLeaks founder would be sent to the United States to face numerous charges....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange Faces US Extradition Hearing In London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage charges that have upset defenders of press freedoms......
06:34, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange Could Face Extradition Requests From 2 Countries. What Happens Next? With WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange likely about to face two separate extradition requests — one already made by the United States on hacking charges, another likely from Sweden related to a recently reopened rape case — his future is l...
18:34, 05/14/2019

Julian Assange starts extradition fight from prison Julian Assange appeared in a London court by videolink from a high-security prison on Thursday as his battle against extradition to the United States on a computer hacking conspiracy charge gets underway....
00:51, 05/03/2019

U.S. extradition request for Julian Assange to be heard on Thursday A request by the United States to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for one of the biggest ever leaks of classified information will be heard by a London court on Thursday....
17:51, 04/30/2019

WikiLeak's Julian Assange "Too Ill" For US Extradition Hearing From Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is too ill to appear via a video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said on Thursday....
14:34, 05/30/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the out...
20:34, 06/14/2019

The U.S. Just Upped the Ante on Julian Assange’s Extradition With Espionage Charges Julian Assange was indicted by the U.S. under the Espionage Act on Thursday, setting the stage for a dramatic confrontation between U.S. and Swedish prosecutors, who each want to extradite Assange before the other. Sweden had, a week earlier, re-open...
01:17, 05/25/2019

Sajid Javid signs US extradition order for Julian Assange British home secretary says final decision on WikiLeaks founder is ‘now with the courts’The home secretary, Sajid Javid, has revealed he has signed a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the US where he faces charges of computer hacking. Sp...
11:34, 06/13/2019

Julian Assange vows to fight extradition to United States WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court he will not "surrender." Currently jailed for skipping bail, he is wanted in the US on conspiracy charges related to a massive security breach at the Pentagon....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange tells British court he'll fight extradition to U.S. WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange told a British court Thursday he won't surrender to authorities for extradition to the United States, where he faces charges of computer hacking....
19:17, 05/02/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the outski...
10:34, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing Set For February 2020 By UK Judge A British judge on Friday scheduled a full extradition hearing to begin in February next year for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted in the United States on espionage charges....
19:51, 06/14/2019

U.S. submits formal extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange 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 Department computer password....
07:17, 06/12/2019

Julian Assange Declines Voluntary Extradition to the U.S. in Latest Court Appearance WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had his second court date of the week this morning where he formally declined extradition to the U.S. to face charges brought by the Justice Department. The WikiLeaks founder was sentenced in a British court to nearly...
13:51, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange faces extradition hearing as Berlin stays quiet The WikiLeaks founder is appearing in court for jumping his UK bail and in relation to possible extradition to the US. This has raised alarm, but doesn't seem to concern the German government....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison, day before facing extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for violating his bail and going into hiding at the Ecuadorian embassy, seven years ago, a sentence that comes just a day before a hearing is set to take place concerning his e...
15:51, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange appeals against jail for hiding in embassy as he fights extradition Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is appealing against the 50-week prison sentence imposed for hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy for more than seven years, a court heard today....
10:00, 06/15/2019

Britain signs U.S. extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will receive an extradition hearing after Britain's chief immigration official signed an order Thursday that could ultimately send him to face charges in the United States....
02:34, 06/14/2019

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Refuses U.S. Extradition Request in Court Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday that he would not agree to be extradited to the United States, where he is accused of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer. Assange, appearing by video link from...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange's Electronics Reportedly Shared With U.S. Prosecutors, Despite Pending Extradition Hearing WikiLeaks editor in chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has issued a warning that any information recovered by U.S. authorities from Julian Assange’s devices—seized following his expulsion from London’s Ecuadorian embassy in April—is likely to be tampered with,...
23:34, 05/21/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange begins long court battle against extradition Assange, 47, is fighting extradition to the United States following allegations that he was part of a conspiracy to hack into a Defense Department computer....
21:17, 05/02/2019

Swedish Court Rules Against Detaining Julian Assange, Leaving Extradition in Limbo A Swedish court has ruled that Julian Assange should not be detained in absentia, the first step necessary under Swedish law before a formal bid of extradition can be made to Britain, according to Swedish news site The Local.Read more......
17:00, 06/03/2019

Julian Assange refuses to consent to US extradition request as legal fight begins Julian Assange has formally stated that he does not consent to a request to be extradited to the US over allegations he conspired to break into a classified Pentagon computer....
12:51, 05/02/2019

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange too sick to appear by video link for U.S. extradition hearing WikiLeaks' founder was too sick to appear by video link for a court hearing related to his U.S. extradition case, his lawyer says.        ...
13:17, 05/30/2019

Julian Assange refuses extradition to US, says he won't 'surrender' during British court appearance via video link WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a British court Thursday said he won’t agree to be extradited to the U.S. where he’s facing charges of conspiracy to hack a Pentagon computer....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK....
10:00, 05/20/2019

British Official Signs U.S. Extradition Order For Julian Assange Despite Hostility Between UK Home Secretary and Trump Regime Britain’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid told BBC Radio today that he has signed the extradition order for Julian Assange, paving the way for the WikiLeaks founder to be sent to the U.S. to face charges of computer hacking and espionage. Read more......
13:34, 06/13/2019

Julian Assange rape case reopened in Sweden Sweden renewed its extradition request for Julian Assange as it reopened a rape case against him. The U.S. also wants the WikiLeaks founder extradited.        ...
23:51, 05/13/2019

Julian Assange: Sweden reopens rape case With just one year to go before the statute of limitations expires, Swedish prosecutors have reopened a rape case against Julian Assange. Whether the WikiLeaks founder will face trial in Sweden now depends on Britain....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Sweden reopens rape case against Julian Assange Lawyer for woman involved in allegations from 2010 asked for investigation to resumeSwedish prosecutors are to reopen an investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange.The deputy director of public prosecutions, Eva-Marie Persson, announ...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Swedish prosecutors reopen rape case against Julian Assange Swedish prosecutors announced on Monday that they are reopening the rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange — sparking a likely showdown with the US over who gets to try him first. Eva-Marie Persson, Sweden’s deputy director of...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Sweden Is Reopening the Rape Case Against WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange (STOCKHOLM) — Swedish prosecutors said Monday they are reopening a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Eva-Marie Persson, Sweden’s deputy director of publ...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange in rape case A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum....
13:34, 05/20/2019

Rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be reopened, Swedish prosecutors say Swedish prosecutors said on Monday they will reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, at the request of the alleged victim's lawyer. ...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Swedish prosecutors to announce decision on re-opening Julian Assange rape case Deputy chief prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson will hold a news conference in Stockholm on Monday to announce the decision about the rape investigation.        ...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on Friday WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is due before a London court on Friday, facing the next stage of a U.S. attempt to try him on spying charges after Britain's interior minister said he had validated the American extradition request....
14:34, 06/13/2019

Julian Assange Sentenced to 1 Year in Prison For Jumping Bail in London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison, just shy of a year, for jumping bail in London back in the summer of 2012. Assange appeared before a UK court this morning and received close to the maximum sentence, but may...
20:17, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange arrives at court where he faces up to a year in jail for breaching bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange held up a fist in an apparent gesture of defiance as he arrived at court today where he is facing up to a year in jail for breaching his bail....
14:17, 05/01/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange's Swedish rape case could hamper extradition to U.S., Napolitano says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may prefer to face years-old rape charges in Sweden because a provision in that nation's extradition treaty with the U.S. protects him from being swiftly sent to Washington to answer for conspiracy charges....
22:51, 05/20/2019

Julian Assange Says He Does Not Want To Be Extradited To US Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday he did not want to be extradited to the United States to face trial for one of the largest compromises of classified information in......
15:51, 05/02/2019

The Law Being Used to Prosecute Julian Assange Is Broken Opinion: Julian Assange is being prosecuted under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a minimally defined statute that can have maximally destructive consequences....
16:17, 05/07/2019

US prosecutors to 'help themselves' to Julian Assange's possessions Material from WikiLeaks founder’s time in Ecuadorian embassy is said to include two manuscriptsJulian Assange’s belongings from his time living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London will be handed over to US prosecutors on Monday, according to WikiLeak...
20:51, 05/19/2019

| US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist....
19:51, 05/24/2019

US charges Julian Assange with violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors have charged WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange with 17 more criminal counts, including accusations that he violated the Espionage Act. The US charged him last month with conspiracy to commit computer hacking following his arrest...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Julian Assange too ill for court date, lawyer says A lawyer for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says that his client was too ill to appear in court via video link. This comes as June 12 is set as the next date in a hearing on his potential extradition to the US....
13:00, 05/30/2019

The Danger in Prosecuting Julian Assange for Espionage To understand why so many media and legal observers are voicing concern about the Julian Assange indictment, it helps to perform the following mental exercise. If you were to click on this link to the WikiLeaks website, copy and paste the information...
23:17, 05/24/2019

Julian Assange won’t face further charges in US: report Embattled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will escape further charges in the US — including for the 2017 leak of the CIA’s cyber-snooping tools, according to a new report. The hacker, already in prison in Britain and facing espionage charges i...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Julian Assange: Convicted, unrepentant, and behind bars It was an ignoble end for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. After having spent almost seven years defiantly hiding in Ecuador’s London embassy, where he spread state secrets and bodily excretions alike, his tenancy was ended by several burly coppers ...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange says he does not want to be extradited to the United States Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday he did not want to be extradited to the United States to face trial for one of the largest compromises of classified information in history....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Key events in the Julian Assange legal saga Swedish prosecutors say they are reopening a rape case against Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London A look at key events in the Assange saga: — August 2010: Sw...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Julian Assange and the story of WikiLeaks – podcast Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for breaching bail conditions after spending almost seven years inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Today, he has an extradition hearing, which could conclude wit...
08:34, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange Suffering Psychological Torture, U.N. Expert Says The United Nations special rapporteur on torture accused Britain, Sweden and the United States of persecuting the WikiLeaks founder and said he should not be extradited....
15:51, 05/31/2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Espionage by U.S. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who was arrested in London last month after seven years in an Ecuadorian embassy, is now reportedly facing new charges of espionage in the United States.Read more......
03:00, 05/24/2019

US Formally Asks Britain To Extradite Julian Assange The U.S. Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and......
23:51, 06/11/2019

U.N. report says Julian Assange has been subjected to 'psychological torture' A United Nations expert said Friday a British court should not grant the United States extradition of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange due to signs he's been "psychologically tortured."...
17:17, 05/31/2019

UK minister signs off on US request to extradite Julian Assange The UK’s interior minister has certified an extradition order that would send Julian Assange to the US on espionage charges — but the final decision on the embattled WikiLeaks founder rests with the courts. British Home Secretary Sajid Javid told the...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Julian Assange Charged Under Espionage Act In Unprecedented Indictment The U.S. government announced charges on Thursday against Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange, making him the first publisher in modern American history to be charged for revealing government secrets under the 1917 Espionage Act. Press freedom advocat...
01:17, 05/24/2019

Julian Assange indicted on 17 new counts related to Espionage Act A U.S. grand jury indicted WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange on 17 new charges of violating the Espionage Act, U.S. prosecutors announced Thursday....
00:00, 05/24/2019

Sweden re-opens Julian Assange rape investigation Sweden will re-open its investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the country's deputy chief prosecutor announced on Monday....
19:51, 05/13/2019

Julian Assange too ill to appear in court via video link, lawyers say Hearing is latest stage in possible extradition of WikiLeaks founder to US Julian Assange was too ill to appear by video link for the latest hearing in relation to his possible extradition to the US, lawyers for the WikiLeaks founder told a court.The...
22:51, 05/30/2019

U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired with and assisted ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Man...
00:17, 05/24/2019

Prosecutors Threw the Book at Julian Assange. Here’s How That Could Backfire Julian Assange appeared in a British court Friday in the first of what is likely to be many battles over a recently filed U.S. extradition attempt. Speaking via video link from a maximum-security prison near London, the 47-year old WikiLeaks founder ...
22:51, 06/14/2019

Sweden requests detention order for Julian Assange The development sets up a possible future tug-of-war between Sweden and the United States over any extradition of Assange from Britain.        ...
00:17, 05/21/2019

New US charges against Julian Assange could spell decades behind bars WikiLeaks founder charged in 18-count DoJ indictmentAssange ‘risked serious harm to US national security’Julian Assange could face decades in a US prison after being charged with violating the Espionage Act by publishing classified information throug...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Julian Assange's 50-Week Jail Sentence Dispropotionate, Says UN United Nations human rights experts voiced concern on Friday at what they called the "disproportionate sentence" of 50 weeks in prison imposed on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for skipping bail in......
18:00, 05/03/2019

Pamela Anderson: Treatment of Julian Assange unfair Former “Baywatch” star Pamela Anderson is calling for Julian Assange’s circumstances to be eased after visiting the WikiLeaks founder in Belmarsh Prison...
14:34, 05/07/2019

Julian Assange: US charges expected to be revealed at hearing WikiLeaks editor-in-chief says US will present evidence in support of extradition requestThe US will detail all the charges against the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, when it seeks his extradition in a London court, the editor-in-chief of the whi...
21:51, 06/11/2019

US charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange over classified info The US Justice Department has charged British-held WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with numerous counts of espionage related to the publication of classified documents. The case raises possible media freedom concerns....
05:34, 05/24/2019

UK court sentences Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison A court in London has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for breach of bail. Assange, who spent years holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy, also faces possible extradition....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange Rape Inquiry Reopened by Swedish Prosecutor Swedish prosecutors reopened their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, complicating the U.S. government’s yearslong effort to bring the WikiLeaks founder to trial over a massive leak of classified documents almost a decade ag...
15:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. unveils espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired and assisted ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning in o...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Pamela Anderson visits 'innocent man' Julian Assange in prison Actor joined by WikiLeaks editor-in-chief for Assange’s first social visit since his arrestPamela Anderson has described Julian Assange as “the world’s most innocent man” and said a fight was on to “save his life”, after the actor and model visited t...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Julian Assange shows psychological torture symptoms, says UN expert UK government urged not to extradite Wikileaks co-founder to US where he faces decades in prisonJulian Assange is showing all the symptoms associated with prolonged exposure to psychological torture and should not be extradited to the US, according t...
09:17, 05/31/2019

Swedish court rejects detention request for Julian Assange The ruling complicates the process for Swedish prosecutors to request the WikiLeaks founder's extradition. Assange's lawyer has called it a "big victory" as his client tries to clear his name over rape accusations....
18:17, 06/03/2019

Sweden Reopens Rape Probe Against Julian Assange: Prosecutors Swedish prosecutors said Monday they were reopening a 2010 rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, hoping to bring him to justice before the statute of limitations expires in......
14:00, 05/13/2019

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange suffers from 'psychological torture:' UN expert A UN torture expert has issued a blistering account of the treatment meted out to Julian Assange. The WikiLeaks founder suffers from physical and mental health issues from years of isolation....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act in the publishing of military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he......
01:51, 05/24/2019

"I Love Him": Pamela Anderson Visits Julian Assange In Prison Former "Baywatch" star and now animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson spoke emotionally after meeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a London prison on Tuesday, warning that his life was in......
10:17, 05/08/2019

The Guardian view on Julian Assange: send him to Sweden | Editorial The founder of WikiLeaks faces charges of espionage in the US and rape in Sweden. He should stand trial for rapeThe US government has brought further charges against Julian Assange now that he is prison in London. These charges, under the Espionage A...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Swedish court rejects request to detain Julian Assange Ruling prevents prosecutors from applying immediately for extradition warrantAn attempt to extradite Julian Assange to Sweden has suffered a setback after a court in Uppsala said he did not need to be detained.The ruling by the district court prevent...
21:34, 06/03/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused of violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of violating the Espionage Act as part of a new indictment charging him on 17 counts in addition to the single count unsealed in early April....
23:51, 05/23/2019

Julian Assange gets 50 weeks in jail for skipping bail in 2012 A British court on Wednesday sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in jail for skipping bail in 2012, when he began seven years of asylum at Ecuador's Embassy in London....
16:34, 05/01/2019

UN calls for Julian Assange's release from UK high-security jail UN experts say British government is breaching WikiLeaks publisher’s human rights UN experts have called for Julian Assange to be released from prison and criticised the British government for breaching his human rights.The WikiLeaks publisher was ja...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Julian Assange jailed for 50 weeks for breaching bail in 2012 WikiLeaks founder breached bail by entering Ecuadorian embassy seven years agoJulian Assange has been sentenced to just under a year in jail for breaching bail conditions after spending almost seven years inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London.A jud...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info in new U.S. indictment The new indictment says Assange conspired with Chelsea Manning to obtain and disclose classified national defence documents, including State Department cables and reports on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan....
08:51, 05/24/2019

Julian Assange: US charges WikiLeaks founder with violating Espionage Act – as it happened Eighteen-count DoJ indictment alleges Assange, who was arrested last month in London, ‘risked serious harm’ to AmericaUS charges Julian Assange with publishing classified informationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.01am BST Qui...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Julian Assange Fails to Appear in London Court Citing Serious Health Problems Julian Assange failed to appear via video link for an extradition hearing in a London court today after WikiLeaks said that it was “gravely concerned” for Assange’s health. Read more......
15:00, 05/30/2019

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in British jail for skipping bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail by a London court on Wednesday for skipping bail to enter the Ecuadorean embassy where he was holed up for almost seven years until police dragged him out last month....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange Sentenced To 50 Weeks Jail By UK Court For Skipping Bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail by a London court on Wednesday for skipping bail to enter the Ecuadorean embassy where he was holed up for almost seven years until......
14:51, 05/01/2019

Julian Assange won't be extradited to Sweden for rape probe, court rules WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation, but should still be questioned in the case while he is imprisoned in Britain, a Swedish court ruled Monday,...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Sweden Requests Detention Order for WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said. Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish cou...
11:17, 05/20/2019

Julian Assange not fit to stand trial, subjected to 'psychological torture': UN expert An expert on torture claims that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is not fit to stand trial and that he showed “all symptoms typical of prolonged exposure to psychological torture.”...
01:17, 06/01/2019

'Not for doing journalism’: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he does not want to surrender to US Thursday's hearing in London was the first in a U.S. extradition case likely to drag on for months, if not years, legal experts say.        ...
21:17, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange showing symptoms of psychological torture and should not be extradited to US, says UN official Julian Assange is suffering the symptoms of psychological torture, a United Nations expert said today as he argued the WikiLeaks co-founder should not be extradited to the US....
12:51, 05/31/2019

Julian Assange: Sweden files request for arrest over rape allegation Prosecutor asks for order to begin process of extraditing WikiLeaks founder from UKThe Swedish prosecutor leading an investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange has filed a request with a local court for him to be detained in absentia...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for skipping bail in 2012 A British court on Wednesday sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in jail for skipping bail in 2012, when he sought refuge at Ecuador's Embassy in London....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Swedish Prosecutor Requests Julian Assange's Detention On Rape Allegation The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on Monday for him to be detained in absentia....
20:51, 05/20/2019

| Assange begins UK fight against US extradition WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a court he would oppose extradition to the United States as the legal process began in London, a day after he was jailed for breaching his bail conditions in a former case....
22:00, 05/02/2019

New US charges against Assange may slow extradition from UK WASHINGTON (AP) — A new indictment against Julian Assange could further delay what was already expected to be a protracted battle to get the WikiLeaks founder out of a London jail cell and into a U.S. court. It opens the door for his legal team to ar...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Julian Assange is too sick to make court appearance using video link: lawyer Julian Assange was too sick to appear at an extradition hearing Thursday, his lawyer said in court. Attorney Gareth Pierce said the WikiLeaks founder was “not very well” and couldn’t appear via video link from prison. Assange, 47, has been behind bar...
17:00, 05/30/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in Prison For Skipping Bail (LONDON) — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian embassy. Judge Deborah Taylor said it was hard to imagine a more serious ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Russian Propaganda Outlet Claims You Can't Embed This Leaked Video of Julian Assange RT has published leaked footage from inside the prison where Julian Assange is currently serving a 50-week sentence for jumping bail in 2012. And hilariously RT, a Russian propaganda outlet financed by the Kremlin, claims that news outlets and intern...
21:17, 06/07/2019

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange given 50-week jail sentence for skipping bail The 47-year-old Australian sought asylum in Ecuador's London embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations.        ...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Assange extradition hearing set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited to the US to stand trial....
21:17, 06/14/2019

Assange extradition trial set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited to the US to stand trial for them....
20:17, 06/14/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged in new US indictment with receiving and publishing classified information WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged in new US indictment with receiving and publishing classified information....
23:00, 05/23/2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail in England LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced by a British judge on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail and hiding out for seven years in England’s Ecuadorean Embassy. Assange failed to report to a police station in June...
14:00, 05/02/2019

WikiLeaks' Assange too ill to appear via video link in U.S. extradition hearing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was too ill on Thursday to appear via video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request from the United States, his lawyer said....
15:17, 05/30/2019

UK home secretary favors Assange extradition on US warrant LONDON (AP) — British Home Secretary Sajid Javid says he has signed an extradition order that would send imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States if British courts favor the move. Javid told BBC radio Thursday courts will deci...
16:17, 06/13/2019

US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (ah-SAHNJ’), according to a U.S. official. Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Judge sets Assange extradition hearing for February A full extradition hearing for WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange will not be heard until February, a London judge ruled Friday, as U.S. officials continued their fight to bring him to America....
16:51, 06/14/2019

Sweden Won't Seek Warrant for Assange, Easing U.S. Extradition Bid A Swedish judge on Monday rejected a request to issue an arrest order for Julian Assange, a move that could ease efforts by the U.S. to extradite the WikiLeaks founder....
10:34, 06/04/2019

Julians Assange gets 50 weeks in prison, will fight extradition A British judge has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail in 2012.        ...
20:34, 05/01/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Pledges to Fight U.S. Extradition Julian Assange pledged to fight extradition to the U.S. in a brief hearing in a British court, kicking off what is set to be a lengthy battle to bring the WikiLeaks founder to trial in America over the 2010 leak of thousands of classified documents....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Julian Assange is unwell after spending years inside Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, friend says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "unwell" and needs "a great deal of rehabilitation" after spending seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy with no natural light, his friend has said....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Sweden reopens Assange rape investigation, to seek extradition Sweden reopened an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday and will seek his extradition from Britain, potentially delaying efforts by the United States to bring him to its courts to face trial over a h...
14:51, 05/13/2019

UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020 The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a London court ruled on Friday....
15:00, 06/14/2019

I've protected many, Assange tells UK court as he fights U.S. extradition warrant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday his work had protected "many people" and refused to agree to be extradited to the United States to face trial for one of the largest compromises of classified information in history....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in her home nearly a decade ago, reports said....
09:51, 05/20/2019

Swedish prosecutor reopens Assange rape investigation, will seek extradition Sweden's state prosecutor said on Monday she would reopen a rape investigation involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and that circumstances now existed to seek his extradition from Britain....
19:17, 05/13/2019

Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors to seek the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange after he has served his prison term in UK....
12:00, 05/13/2019

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic States” of “ganging up” on the prisoner to “isolate...
18:34, 05/31/2019

Pamela Anderson calls Julian Assange's treatment a 'misrule of law' after prison visit Pamela Anderson visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange behind bars in London Tuesday, saying that he "does not deserve to be in a supermax prison."        ...
01:51, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Sweden Reopens Rape Case Against Assange STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on Swedish prosecutors’ decision whether to reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Swedish prosecutors are reopening a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Ass...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Sweden to decide whether to reopen Assange rape case Swedish prosecutors plan to say Monday whether they will reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London...
09:51, 05/13/2019

Huawei CFO's extradition case: Everything you need to know Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's fight against extradition to the U.S. continues on Wednesday as she takes one step in what could be a long and drawn out process....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Swedish Court Rejects Request To Detain Assange Over 2010 Rape Case A Swedish court on Monday said it considered Julian Assange a suspect in a 2010 rape case but rejected a request to detain him, dashing the prosecutor's hopes of having him swiftly extradited from......
20:34, 06/03/2019

Julian Edelman agrees to two-year extension with Patriots FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have reached an agreement on a two-year extension with receiver Julian Edelman. The deal is worth $18 million and includes an $8 million signing bonus and $12 mill...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Huawei Executive Returns to Court in Extradition Case Relations between Canada and China continue to fray as Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of the Chinese tech giant Huawei, awaits a decision on extradition to the United States....
12:34, 05/08/2019

U.K. Judge Blocks Bail for Abraaj Founder in Extradition Case U.S. prosecutors have accused Arif Naqvi, the founder of private-equity firm Abraaj Group, of secretly diverting “at least hundreds of millions of investors’ funds” for personal gain and to help shore up the firm’s crumbling finances before it filed ...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Nirav Modi To Be Produced In UK Court Tomorrow In Extradition Case Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi is set to be produced before a court in London on Thursday as he fights his extradition to India in the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud and......
16:00, 05/29/2019

Migrant 10-year-old's death in US custody marks sixth case in a year A girl from El Salvador died in 2018 while under US care in a previously unreported caseUS authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case.The death marks t...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Canada court to hear Huawei extradition case details June 6 Canadian authorities have set a June 6 court date to discuss technical issues concerning the extradition case against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd executive Meng Wanzhou, but she will not be in court, the federal justice ministry said....
21:34, 06/04/2019

Assange sentenced to nearly a year in prison for jumping bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange also faces a hearing on extradition to the United States, where he is charged with conspiring to hack a government computer....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Tom Brady trolls Julian Edelman for 'another record' after receiving 14-year college degree New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady poked fun at his teammate Julian Edelman for setting “another record” after the receiver earned his college degree—14 years in the making—from Kent State University over the weekend....
18:51, 05/14/2019

Huawei CFO seeks to end extradition case, citing Trump's 'intimidating and coercive' comments Lawyers for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou laid out their legal position in a Vancouver court on Wednesday, arguing that she should not be extradited to the U.S....
05:17, 05/09/2019

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou's extradition hearing set for next year A British Columbia Supreme Court judge accepted a proposal by the defence of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to begin her extraction hearing in January, more than a year after her arrest....
12:34, 06/07/2019

3-year probation for Farruko in case of undeclared $52K A judge has ordered three years’ probation for Puerto Rican singer Farruko after he pleaded guilty to not declaring nearly $52,000 in cash discovered in his luggage and shoes last year when he flew in to an airport in the U.S. territory...
21:17, 06/13/2019

DNA cracks 47-year-old Indiana murder case of Pam Milam Indiana authorities say DNA evidence helped crack a cold murder case involving a 23-year-old college student that lingered for almost 50 years before the accused killer was found....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Russian runner gets 12-year ban in doping and deception case MONACO (AP) — Russian runner Ksenia Savina has been banned for 12 years on charges of doping, complicity and tampering with a sample. The IAAF’s Athletics Integrity Unit says Savina is banned until May 2031, when she will be aged 41. Her coach ...
11:17, 05/08/2019

15-Year-Old Falls To Death While Para-Sailing, Case Against Operator Police have registered a case against a para-sailing operator after a 15-year-old boy from Pune died in an accident on Murud Janjira beach in coastal Maharashtra....
00:34, 05/27/2019

Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as next month, as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation...
01:51, 06/20/2019

Pak Lawyer Tries To Prove Bhagat Singh's Innocence In 88-Year-Old Case Eighty-eight years after freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged in the Lahore conspiracy case at Lahore on March 23, 1931, efforts are on across the border to prove that the......
21:00, 06/11/2019

DNA, family tree help solve 52-year-old Seattle murder case Seattle police said Tuesday they have solved a murder from nearly 52 years ago with the help of DNA and a family tree — a method that has revolutionized cold-case investigations across the U.S. in the past year....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Arrest in 43-year-old murder case stuns Wisconsin town LAKEWOOD, Wis. (AP) — The news of his neighbor’s arrest hit Wayne Sankey like a thunderbolt. It was too much to believe: The text message from Sankey’s friend said his next-door neighbor — the helpful, 82-year-old handyman with a gravelly...
18:17, 06/01/2019

Thai tycoon gets additional year in prison in poaching case A Thai construction tycoon has been sentenced to an additional one year in prison for bribing a park ranger in relation to a high-profile case of poaching endangered animals in a wildlife sanctuary last year....
13:51, 06/11/2019

Little hope left for missing Ohio couple in year-old case CLEVELAND (AP) — Family members and law enforcement officials agree there’s little hope a mild-mannered couple last seen a year ago in eastern Ohio is still alive and that it’s likely they were killed by someone. Sixty-five-year-old Brian...
15:51, 06/08/2019

Cold case: Man charged in 1993 killing of 9-year-old Missouri girl Earl Webster Cox has been charged with the killing, kidnapping and rape of nine-year-old Angie Housman more than 25 years after the crimes occurred, St. Louis authorities said....
14:17, 06/06/2019

WRAPUP 6-Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as next month, as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation...
01:34, 06/20/2019

Ex-CIA officer pleads guilty to conspiring to hand secrets to China – the 3rd such case in under a year Ex-CIA man Jerry Chun Shing Lee was approached by two Chinese intelligence officers who offered to pay him $100,000 and to take care of him "for life" for information he had acquired with the agency....
07:00, 05/02/2019

DNA leads Colorado police to arrest of murder suspect in 32-year-old cold case Authorities who used a DNA sample to create an image of the possible suspect in a 32-year-old murder case have arrested a suburban Denver man.        ...
20:51, 06/15/2019

CORRECTED-WRAPUP 6-Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as next month, as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation...
06:17, 06/20/2019

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the nearly year-long current outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....
01:34, 06/12/2019

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Ishrat Jahan Case: Court Drops Case Against Ex-Cops DG Vanzara, NK Amin Former Gujarat police officers DG Vanzara and NK Amin will no longer be accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jehan fake encounter killing. A CBI court today approved their request for discharge....
09:51, 05/02/2019

Trump Campaign Declares It Will Do Collusion on a 'Case by Case Basis' Donald Trump’s 2020 press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on CBS on Thursday that the campaign would handle offers of opposition research from foreign governments on a “case by case basis.” Cool!...
15:34, 06/14/2019

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The justices’ action Monday keeps the high-profile case off the court’s election-year cale...
15:51, 06/17/2019

Royalties for lithium to be set case by case in Chile -minister Chile's mining minister Baldo Prokurica said royalties for the ultralight battery metal lithium would be set on a "case-by-case" basis from now on, using a negotiation model similar to that used with top producers in Chile's Atacama salt flat....
20:17, 04/30/2019

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year ...
22:00, 05/02/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts trad...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Julian Schnabel’s ex wants $39K/month for townhouse Artist Julian Schnabel’s ex-wife, clothing and textile designer Olatz Lopez Garmendia, is listing her newly renovated townhouse at 38 King St. as a $39,000-a-month rental. She bought the 20-foot-wide home for $5.5 million in 2009 just before news of ...
12:34, 05/02/2019

What to Look for in Julián Castro’s Fox News Event Tonight Mr. Castro, a former housing secretary, will speak at a Fox News town-hall event on Thursday, becoming the latest Democratic candidate to take the network for a spin....
22:51, 06/13/2019

Julian Castro at Fox News Town Hall Julián Castro, the Housing and Urban Development secretary under former President Barack Obama and a 2020 presidential candidate, appeared at a Fox News Town Hall with Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum....
05:34, 06/14/2019

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée Zellweger stirs Bridget Jones speculation...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Ayo Akinola to miss U20 World Cup, replaced by Julian Araujo CHICAGO (AP) — Toronto forward Ayo Akinola will miss the Under-20 World Cup because of an ankle injury and has been replaced on the U.S. roster by LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo. Araujo has played in five games for the Galaxy this season. His addit...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Julian Castro to join McDonald’s strikers in N Carolina DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro plans to join McDonald’s workers who are striking on the same day as the fast food giant’s annual shareholder meeting in Dallas. The Fight for $15 says in a news release ...
16:51, 05/23/2019

Julián Castro Wants to Stop Police Brutality by Getting Rid of Qualified Immunity “Qualified immunity” refers to one of the most powerful federal laws that protects police officers from personal liability in cases of deadly force. But if Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has his way, the doctrine will be scrapped if ...
00:17, 06/19/2019

Julián Castro Town Hall with Fox News – live blog Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro is joining Fox News' Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum as part of a town hall event in Phoenix, Ariz....
00:34, 06/14/2019

Julian Wilson not fazed by shark scares at Margaret River Pro Surfers rushed onto jet skis after sightingFour-foot shark believed to be a juvenile Surfing star Julian Wilson has praised the new safety measures at the Margaret River Pro after being plucked from the water during a shark scare on Tuesday. The Aust...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Julián Castro Unveils Education Plan With Focus on Universal Pre-K Mr. Castro’s sweeping plan would also eliminate tuition at public universities and community colleges and overhaul the student-debt repayment process....
22:51, 05/13/2019

Julian Edelman shuts up Jets fan in front of Odell and Saquon Julian Edelman: 1, Gang Green faithful: 0. Following Monday’s Met Gala, the Patriots receiver was seen leaving an afterparty at the Standard Hotel, exiting with Giants running back Saquon Barkley and former New York star Odell Beckham Jr. As a ...
18:51, 05/07/2019

St. John’s sends message with local Julian Champagnie commit Pop the Champagnie. St. John’s coach Mike Anderson has his first local recruit. Bishop Loughlin wing Julian Champagnie announced his commitment to the Queens school Wednesday night, picking the Red Storm over Pittsburgh, Washington State, Cincinnati ...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Julián Castro makes universal pre-K focus of education plan AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling for free public college tuition and universal prekindergarten under a new education plan in his 2020 campaign. The former Obama Cabinet member’s proposals unveiled ...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Why the UK is likely to favour Sweden's request for Assange over US Competing extradition requests for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden and the United States are a diplomatic headache for Britain's home secretary....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Julián Castro: Americans will look back at Trump and ask 'what in the hell was wrong with that president?' Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro predicted that Americans in 20 years would ask what was "wrong" with President Trump when he expressed willingness to receive opposition research from foreign governments....
05:34, 06/14/2019

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republicans’ obsession with cow farts, perhaps the most prevalent criticism of the Green New Deal is its emp...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
18:00, 06/03/2019

Sweden won’t appeal decision not to arrest Assange STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor won’t appeal a decision not to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain and suspected of rape in Sweden. Deputy Chief Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson said Thursday she planned to c...
16:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. formally asks UK to extradite WikiLeaks' Assange The U.S. Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and violated an espionage law, the U.K has confirmed....
20:34, 06/11/2019

Assange won’t be extradited for publishing secrets: Dershowitz Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz predicted Wikileaks founder Julian Assange won't be extradited to the United States to face charges under the Espionage Act....
05:00, 06/03/2019

Assange shows symptoms of psychological torture, UN says Wikileaks founder Julian Assange shows all the symptoms of psychological torture and risks having his human rights violated if he is extradited to the US, a United Nations expert has said....
16:17, 05/31/2019

WikiLeaks' Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in U.K. Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching bail while awaiting extradition to Sweden on sexual assault accusations in 2012....
18:51, 05/01/2019

Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks’ Assange A Swedish prosecutor says she has submitted an application for a detention order to request the detention of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who is jailed in Britain...
09:51, 05/20/2019

WikiLeaks says Assange is ill; he misses brief court hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has missed a court session, apparently due to health problems. Assange had been expected to appear from prison via video link at a brief extradition hearing Thursday at Westminster Magistrates’ Cou...
14:00, 05/30/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Charged With 17 New Counts WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was indicted on additional U.S. charges, accusing him of engaging in a wide-ranging effort to obtain classified information about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and other matters....
01:51, 05/24/2019

| Assange showing symptoms of 'psychological torture': UN WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has shown "obvious" signs of the psychological torture inflicted on him due to years of confinement and persecution, according to a United Nations human rights expert....
21:00, 05/31/2019

Assange hit with new charges for allegedly violating Espionage Act WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday was slapped with new criminal charges of allegedly violating the Espionage Act by conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to illegally obtain and disclose classified information, t...
09:34, 05/24/2019

Sources: US to question Assange pal jailed in Ecuador BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. investigators have received permission from Ecuador to question a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who has been held in jail for more than two months on suspicion of hacking. An Ecuadorian pros...
19:51, 06/17/2019

Julián Castro takes 'eye-opening' tour of Las Vegas tunnel homeless encampments Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Friday toured the flood tunnels underneath the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas, accompanied by local organizations working to end homelessness....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Thorgan Hazard, Julian Brandt, Nico Schulz: Borussia Dortmund buy big and early Borussia Dortmund have dived head first into the transfer market as they seek to challenge Bayern Munich. The club have already loaded up with three stars from Bundesliga rivals. DW looks at their potential roles....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Brilliant Julian Williams upsets Jarrett Hurd to lift two world titles Julian Williams outpoints Jarrett Hurd to become the new WBA and IBF super-welterweight champion of the world The post Brilliant Julian Williams upsets Jarrett Hurd to lift two world titles appeared first on Boxing News....
13:34, 05/12/2019

Julian Williams stuns Jarrett Hurd for unified junior middleweight title Williams outpoints previously unbeaten Hurd for 154lb titlesHurd suffers first knockdown of career in first professional lossJulian Williams sprung a shocking upset of the previously unbeaten Jarrett Hurd to capture the WBA and IBF junior middleweigh...
10:17, 05/12/2019

Patriots' WR, Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman graduating from Kent State on Saturday New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman will be able to put a diploma next to his Super Bowl LIII MVP award this off-season after he graduates from Kent State on Saturday....
20:34, 05/10/2019

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
21:51, 06/18/2019

Ecuador spied on Assange at London embassy, lawyer says An Ecuadorian lawyer for Julian Assange has filed a complaint alleging diplomatic staff from Ecuador spied on the WikiLeaks founder while he was at the country's London embassy....
23:17, 04/29/2019

Joy Behar on new Assange indictment: He and Comey were 'why Trump won' in 2016 "View" host Joy Behar on Friday echoed former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's claim that cyberhacker Julian Assange was one of the factors influencing her loss in 2016....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Assange Indicted Under Espionage Act, Raising First Amendment Issues The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces 17 counts in a superseding indictment over his role in obtaining and publishing classified documents in 2010....
04:17, 05/24/2019

Sweden Moves Toward Issuing Arrest Warrant for Assange Sweden took the first formal steps toward requesting the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in what is likely to be a protracted battle to bring him to trial....
15:00, 05/20/2019

| Swedish rape probe against Assange to be reopened - prosecutors Swedish prosecutors have announced that they are reopening an investigation into the rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder and Australian journalist Julian Assange....
13:17, 05/13/2019

Expert: Assange showed symptoms of ‘psychological torture’ GENEVA (AP) — An independent expert for the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council who visited Julian Assange in a London prison says the WikiLeaks founder “showed all symptoms typical for prolonged exposure to psychological torture.” The U.N. ...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computers With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers....
21:17, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Assange lawyer says charges threaten journalists WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the “unprecedented charges” against his client threaten all journalists ...
23:17, 05/23/2019

WikiLeaks says Swedish investigation gives Assange a chance to clear his name The reopening of a Swedish investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will give him a chance to clear his name, WikiLeaks said on Monday....
12:00, 05/13/2019

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Sentenced to 50 Weeks in U.K. Jail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in jail for breaching bail while awaiting extradition to Sweden on sexual assault accusations in 2012....
13:17, 05/01/2019

Swedish prosecutor reopens Assange rape investigation Sweden's state prosecutor said on Monday she would reopen a rape investigation involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and that circumstances now existed to seek his extradition from Britain....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Watch: Elite wide receiver prospect Julian Fleming commits to Ohio State The Ohio State Buckeyes earned a commitment Friday from Julian Fleming, who is considered the top wide receiver prospect by multiple recruiting services,...
21:17, 05/31/2019

Presidential Candidate Julian Castro Releases Plan to Eliminate Lead Poisoning in America Many presidential candidates have released climate change plans, but what about plans to address environmental health hazards like lead? Democratic candidate Julián Castro released a formal lead elimination plan Monday—making him the first White Hous...
01:34, 06/12/2019

WikiLeaks' Assange suffering from 'psychological torture': U.N. rights expert WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has suffered "psychological torture" from a defamation campaign against him by the media, judges and senior political figures, a United Nations human rights investigator said on Friday....
11:17, 05/31/2019

US briefing: Theresa May quits, new Assange charges and Trump v Pelosi Friday’s top story: UK prime minister to depart on 7 June. Plus, how the rock biopic became a Hollywood hitSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Have a great Memorial Day w...
13:17, 05/24/2019

Some federal prosecutors disagreed with decision to charge Assange under Espionage Act The prosecutors feared such charges posed serious risks for First Amendment protections and had other concerns, according to people familiar with the matter....
02:17, 05/25/2019

Pamela Anderson’s Assange blanket conceals the truth of his detention The actor’s cloak did the talking when she visited the Wikileaks founder in prison. But slogans should be cautiously deployedI see Pamela Anderson has been making yet another fashion statement. What is it?Joel, by emailWe’re a long way from the red b...
17:17, 05/08/2019

Swedish prosecutor to give decision on Assange rape inquiry Ruling will be given on Monday over whether to reopen case that dates back to 2010Sweden’s state prosecutor will announce on Monday whether she will reopen a preliminary investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange.The WikiLeaks founde...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Swedish prosecutor will not appeal court ruling on Assange detention Sweden's prosecution authority said on Thursday it would not appeal a court ruling rejecting a formal request that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained while an allegation of rape is investigated....
14:17, 06/20/2019

'Grave concern' for Assange as he is 'moved to prison medical wing' Julian Assange has been moved to a medical wing in Belmarsh prison over concerns for his "significantly deteriorated" health, WikiLeaks has claimed. ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Julian Castro renews call for president's impeachment after ex-prosecutors claim Trump obstructed justice Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is once again urging the House of Representatives to move forward with impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump. The former San Antonio, Texas mayor who later served as Housing ...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Florida teen dies more than a year after 95 percent of her body was engulfed in flames at New Year's Eve bonfire A Florida teen that sustained third degree burns to 95 percent of her body after catching on fire at New Year’s Eve bonfire in 2017 has reportedly died....
04:17, 05/12/2019

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 944,471,924 contracts traded, and the fourth consecutive year that CBOE experienced record trading volu...
02:00, 05/03/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC Experiences Ninth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, July 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that June 2010 trading volume totaled 261,441 contracts, compared to 66,254 contracts during June 2009. June marked the ninth consecutive month in which total volume registe...
20:51, 05/02/2019

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
13:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. 30-year, 15-year mortgage rates hit 16-month lows - Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages decreased to their lowest levels in 16 months in step with lower U.S. bond yields amid worries about trade tension between China and the United States, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
17:51, 05/23/2019

102-year-old French woman suspected of killing 92-year-old neighbor A 102-year-old woman went off her rocker at a French retirement home and killed her 92-year-old neighbor, according to a report. The unidentified centenarian was taken to a psychiatric hospital after allegedly attacking the nonagenarian at the old ag...
16:00, 05/23/2019

Spanish journalist arrested for trying to sell Assange embassy videos for $3.4M: report A Spanish journalist and an unnamed computer programmer were arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to make more $3.4 million by selling videos of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange during his time the Ecuador Embassy in London....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Swedish prosecutor files request for Assange's arrest over rape allegation The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday filed a request for his arrest....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Assange suffering psychological torture, would face "show trial" in U.S.: U.N. expert WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has suffered psychological torture from a defamation campaign and should not be extradited to the United States where he would face a "politicized show trial", a U.N. human rights investigator said on Friday....
15:17, 05/31/2019

Assange lawyer says espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder are ‘threat’ to all journalists WASHINGTON (AP) — Assange lawyer says espionage charges against WikiLeaks founder are ‘threat’ to all journalists....
23:17, 05/23/2019

Assange's indictment escalates Trump’s attacks on free speech, experts say Charges against WikiLeaks founder come as Trump assails journalists daily and brands media the ‘enemy of the people’The Trump administration has launched one of the most potent attacks on journalism and the first amendment in US history by indicting ...
20:17, 05/24/2019

Swedish prosecutor to give decision on Assange rape investigation on Monday Sweden's state prosecutor will announce next Monday whether or not she will reopen a preliminary investigation into a rape allegation against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange....
16:34, 05/09/2019

Swedish lawyer urges prosecutor to move quickly in Assange investigation A lawyer representing the victim in a rape investigation involving WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange on Monday urged Swedish prosecutors to move quickly with their inquiries with a statute of limitations looming next year....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Sweden wants to extradite Assange over rape allegation, complicating U.S. effort to try him for conspiracy Sweden reopened an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday and will seek to extradite him from Britain, a potential setback to efforts by the United States to put him on trial over a huge release of sec...
15:34, 05/13/2019

12-year-old boy charged with shooting 10-year-old brother dead A 12-year-old Texas boy was charged with murder for allegedly shooting his 10-year-old brother dead, officials said. The unidentified minor was taken into custody Saturday after cops found his sibling with a single gunshot wound to the chest around 2...
05:34, 05/06/2019

102-year-old woman confesses to murdering her 92-year-old neighbor In a tragic and absolutely bizarre murder case out of France, a woman is now the prime suspect in the murder of her residential care home neighbor. Murders are unfortunately not all that rare around the world, but what makes this case so strange is t...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: What happens next? Hong Kong residents have proven more willing to come to the streets to fight back against a loss of political freedoms than to push for extra ones, and both the local and central governments appear to have a greater degree of flexibility or patience ...
19:51, 06/15/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
22:00, 05/30/2019

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadorian Government decided to stop granting him asylum in their London embassy, exposed him to “the risk of...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Canada won't stop Huawei CFO extradition to US The Canadian government says it has no intention of suspending the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to the US.Meng was arrested in Canada on December 1 and is facing extradition to the US to answer charges of fraud. It is alleged that Wanzhou a...
13:34, 06/14/2019

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
00:51, 05/23/2019

US efforts to jail Assange for espionage are a grave threat to a free media | Alan Rusbridger I found the WikiLeaks co-founder a troubling figure when I worked with him, but America’s case would criminalise journalistic inquiryDo you remember the Collateral Murder video – the one that showed US air crew in Apache helicopters killing people as...
11:51, 05/26/2019

One 130-year-old Dow stock is having a record-making year It's been a record-making year for Procter & Gamble. At 26 all-time highs in 2019, that marks its most over the January-to-April period since at least 1972....
13:17, 05/02/2019

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. in New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court on Monday began hearing arguments in the seven-ye...
11:00, 06/10/2019

A Guide to the Extradition Law That Has Hong Kong Protesting Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January A Canadian court says an extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges....
02:00, 06/07/2019

The Hong Kong Extradition Protests in Pictures Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
10:34, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep fighting extradition law Hong Kong students and civil rights activists vowed to keep protesting a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning rod for concerns over greater Chinese control and erosion of civil liberties in the former British colony...
00:34, 06/13/2019

Photos From the Hong Kong Extradition Protests Demonstrations this week over a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China have produced some of the city’s biggest shows of dissent in years....
17:17, 06/12/2019

Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fueling fears Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday in a bid to block changes to the Chinese-ruled city's extradition laws, which could pave the way for fugitives wanted by mainland China to be sent across the borde...
14:00, 06/08/2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against extradition law Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Hong Kong amid fear that changes to an extradition law will threaten the territory's independent legal system....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland Ch...
14:17, 06/09/2019

The Extradition Law That’s Got Hong Kong Protesting: QuickTake Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally....
13:34, 06/11/2019

New Zealand court rules against extradition to China In a landmark case, the court of appeal ruled New Zealand's justice minister must address the evidence of torture in China. The ruling would 'resonate throughout the Common Law world,' the plaintiff's lawyer said....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pacific is working towards achieving the 17 Sustaina...
22:17, 05/31/2019

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
16:51, 06/14/2019

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
15:17, 06/15/2019

Spain seeks ex-ETA boss' extradition from France: source Spain has officially requested the extradition of Basque separatist group ETA's long-time leader Josu Ternera following his arrest in France last month, a French judicial source said....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Protesters March in Hong Kong Against Proposed Extradition Law The legislation, which would allow renditions to mainland China, has stirred fears of the growing reach of the ruling Communist Party into the semiautonomous territory....
11:17, 06/09/2019

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand parliament nix the controversial law....
14:51, 06/10/2019

Kentucky Man Accused In Murder-For-Hire Awaits Extradition BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused in a murder-for-hire plot is awaiting extradition in the Philippines, where he was arrested on charges including complicity to murder. Wilson The Bowling Green Daily News reports 39-year-old Antonio Ma...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Huawei CFO extradition hearing to begin in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin Jan. 20, 2020, court records showed, after her legal team appeared before a Canadian judge....
23:34, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong legislators brawl over contentious extradition law Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong's legislature on Saturday between pro-democracy lawmakers and those loyal to Beijing over a proposed extradition law that will extend Beijing's powers over the China-ruled financial hub....
17:34, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong protests against extradition law spill into Sydney Anger in Hong Kong over a move to allow extraditions to mainland China spilled over into Sydney on Sunday, with migrants gathering for a protest and urging the Australian government to condemn the proposed new law....
14:17, 06/09/2019

Beijing Digs In on Hong Kong Extradition Bill China signaled no retreat from pursuing legislation to allow extradition from Hong Kong, despite massive weekend protests against the proposed law in the Chinese territory....
17:00, 06/10/2019

China says it will support Hong Kong to pass extradition law China said on Monday it will continue to support the Hong Kong government to pass an extradition law, after more than one million people protested in the city to thwart a proposal that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
10:34, 06/10/2019

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory has ever seen....
16:51, 06/19/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
09:00, 06/12/2019

French court approves extradition of Iranian engineer to U.S. A French court approved the extradition of an Iranian engineer to the United States to face charges of attempting to illegally import U.S. technology for military purposes on behalf of an Iranian company, a judicial source said on Thursday....
19:34, 05/23/2019

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
13:51, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
10:17, 06/14/2019

Huawei CFO Meng's lawyers seek stay on U.S. extradition The defense team for Huawei Technologies CO.'s chief financial officer delayed formal extradition proceedings Wednesday, saying the Canadian government is withholding evidence concerning her arrest....
06:34, 05/09/2019

Kim Dotcom enters final fight to avoid extradition to US New Zealand's top court has begun hearing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom's appeal against extradition to the US. Dotcom faces charges of copyright infringement and racketeering if his extradition goes through....
10:17, 06/10/2019

Edmonton man appeals extradition to U.S. to face terrorism charges Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi, who is 34, has been charged in the U.S. with conspiring to provide and providing material support to terrorists engaged in violent activities in Syria....
02:34, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments Hong Kong’s government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the territory’s extradition law...
12:51, 06/03/2019

Huawei Executive Seeks Dismissal of U.S. Extradition Request Lawyers for senior Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou told a Vancouver court they would ask it to dismiss the U.S. request to have her extradited, saying the U.S. interfered in the case politically and Canadian border officials violated her r...
04:51, 05/09/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists say will “legitimise Chinese abduction” from the ci...
04:51, 06/07/2019

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
16:34, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial....
08:34, 05/29/2019

Huawei CFO Extradition Hearing to Start in January 2020 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will challenge her extradition to the United States on fraud charges at hearings set to begin January 20, 2020, court records showed....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Swede facing extradition to US over $11M Bitcoin investment scam A Swedish citizen has been charged with securities, wire fraud, and money laundering in a scheme that saw him encourage victims to invest using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin In a complaint submitted on March 4, 2019, and unsealed yesterday, Roger ...
13:17, 06/20/2019

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong legislature over extradition law HONG KONG (AP) — There have been chaotic scenes at Hong Kong’s legislative assembly as lawmakers for and against controversial amendments to the territory’s extradition law clashed over access to the chamber. At least one person was taken...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Police and protestors clash in Hong Kong over extradition laws Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court began hearing arguments in the s...
10:34, 06/10/2019

UK PM May says Hong Kong extradition must be in line with Sino-British declaration British Prime Minister Theresa May said extradition rules in Hong Kong had to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration....
16:17, 06/12/2019

Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
01:17, 05/09/2019

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fuelling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....
09:17, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Legislature Fast-Tracks Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s legislature will fast-track its consideration of a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China, as opposition groups vowed renewed protests and some unions said they supported a strike Wednesday....
22:34, 06/11/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
02:34, 04/29/2019

Crowds Return to Hong Kong Streets to Protest Extradition Law Tens of thousands marched through Hong Kong in one of the strongest protest turnouts in recent years, a resurgence of activism as opposition grows over a proposed law that would allow extradition to the mainland....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Publicly Apologizes for Extradition Bill Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said that she was personally responsible for introducing legislation that set off huge protest marches....
15:17, 06/18/2019

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill despite hundreds of thousands of people marching again...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong extradition law: protesters rally outside government offices Citywide shutdown expected on Wednesday as hundreds of businesses call for a boycottHundreds of demonstrators have rallied outside government offices in Hong Kong, preparing to stay overnight to protest against a controversial extradition law.Hong Ko...
23:51, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong’s leader shelves extradition bill but won’t resign Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would shelve a controversial extradition bill that sparked days of protests by millions of people, but defied calls to step down. “Because this bill over the past few months has caused so much a...
19:51, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
17:51, 06/10/2019

Huawei CFO's extradition hearing to begin January 2020: media Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the company said in a statement on Thursday after the legal team appeared in a Canadian court to set future...
22:34, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei CFO to challenge extradition in hearing set for Jan 2020 -company Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the company said in a statement on Thursday after her legal team appeared in a Canadian court to set future...
22:34, 06/06/2019

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
00:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill Many Hong Kong residents were angered by a decision by the territory's leader to move ahead with an extradition bill despite a massive weekend protest, a prominent student activist said Monday....
16:17, 06/10/2019

Huawei says detained CFO to seek extradition stay, rights violated Huawei said on Wednesday that it will seek to stay extradition proceedings against its detained chief financial officer, saying her business activities were conducted with the full knowledge of banking officials....
22:34, 05/08/2019

The Latest: China supports Hong Kong extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a protest in Hong Kong against amendments to its extradition laws (all times local): 5:30 p.m. China says it supports an extradition bill that has sparked massive protests in Hong Kong. Chinese foreign ministry spokesma...
12:51, 06/10/2019

Huawei CFO's extradition hearing to begin January 2020 -media Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the company said in a statement on Thursday after the legal team appeared in a Canadian court to set future...
22:34, 06/06/2019

U.S. warns extradition law changes may jeopardize Hong Kong's special status The United States said on Monday it was gravely concerned about proposed amendments to Hong Kong laws that would allow suspects to be extradited to mainland China and warned that such a move could jeopardize the special status Washington affords the ...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the special administrative region's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to mai...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Hong Kong police arrest 11 during protests against extradition bill Hong Kong authorities arrested 11 people during protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, police chief Stephen Lo said on Thursday....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Canadian official dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFO’s extradition Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition requestCanada’s foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China’...
23:51, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger and violent protests, with leader Carrie Lam planning to address reporters later in the day....
07:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes, suspends extradition bill Moving to restore calm, apparently with Beijing’s backing, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she was putting on hold an extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years....
14:17, 06/15/2019

UK, Canada express concern over proposed Hong Kong extradition changes Britain and Canada said on Thursday it was vital that extradition arrangements in Hong Kong fully respect the region's high degree of autonomy from China and are in line with the "one country two systems" principle....
15:17, 05/30/2019

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China continued. International concerns have also been expressed....
11:51, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong introduces concessions to extradition bill, but critics say not enough Hong Kong will make concessions to a controversial extradition bill, Security Secretary John Lee said on Thursday, but opposition lawmakers called for the legislation, which they fear will extend Beijing's reach into the city, to be scrapped....
15:17, 05/30/2019

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditions to mainland China....
20:34, 06/09/2019

Massive extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Hong Kong to voice their opposition to government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges...
16:51, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests Hong Kong’s leader suspended indefinitely an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protest since China reclaimed sovereignty over the financial center, a backdown aimed at defusing unrest sparked by public fears that their rights are being eroded...
14:00, 06/15/2019

China Says It Supports Suspension Of Hong Kong Extradition Bill China's government said on Saturday it supported the decision of Hong Kong's leader to suspend an unpopular bill that would allow extraditions to China and which sparked a week of protests....
17:51, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam held a press conference saying her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protests in the city since its British handover in 1997....
09:51, 06/15/2019

Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, a document obtained by Reuters showed on Friday....
04:34, 06/08/2019

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets HONG KONG (AP) — A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges. The massive protest Sunday is tak...
12:17, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
09:34, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Is Set to Delay Extradition Bill Indefinitely Postponing the bill, which would allow extradition to mainland China, would be a remarkable reversal for the city’s leader, who had vowed to press on despite huge protests....
09:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill.        ...
01:17, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader signals extradition bill will go forward Hong Kong's leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against them....
06:34, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition-Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to keep up pressure against a measure that would expose residents to Chinese law....
18:17, 06/13/2019

Protesters vow to keep marching in Hong Kong until extradition bill nixed Pro-democracy protesters plan to keep marching in Hong Kong to make sure, they say, that the government makes good on promises to nix a bill giving mainland China extradition powers. The Civil Human Rights Front vowed Saturday to keep up the pressure...
18:34, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in Hong Kong's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to China despite the Chinese government's poor human rights record....
13:51, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong legislators fight physically over extradition bill A fight broke out in the Hong Kong legislature Saturday as some lawmakers literally fought over a proposal allow criminal suspects there to be extradited to mainland China....
20:51, 05/11/2019

After Protests, Hong Kong Suspends Divisive Extradition Bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented......
17:51, 06/15/2019

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent......
21:00, 06/09/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME SEVEN PERCENT AHEAD OF 2007; Exchange On Pace For Fourth Consecutive Year Of Record Volume Growth CHICAGO, December 1, 2008- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year to date, 2008 trading volume is seven percent ahead of the same period a year ago.Through the end of November, total trading volume at CFE stands at 1,119,553 c...
22:00, 05/02/2019

CFE'S AUGUST AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME UP OVER PREVIOUS MONTH; Year-To-Date Volume 20% Ahead Of Year-Ago CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August average daily volume of 4,343 contracts rose three percent over the 4,208 contracts per day during July 2008. Total trading volume at CFE during August was ...
22:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE Awarded U.S. Options Exchange of the Year By Futures and Options World For Fourth Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 9, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) was named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the fourth consecutive year at a December 8 awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World...
07:34, 05/02/2019

TPD searching for missing 92-year-old and his 61-year-old son TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is searching for two missing men. Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating 92-year-old Ismael Ruiz, and his 61-year-old son, David Ruiz. ***MISSING PERSON ALERT*** The Tucson Police Department is...
04:00, 05/26/2019

'We have the voice:' More than 150,000 Hong Kong protesters blast China extradition plan Protesters estimated by police to number more than 150,000 marched through Hong Kong on Sunday in a mass rally calling for the withdrawal of a local government proposal to allow fugitives to be handed over to authorities in China....
14:17, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 4-Huawei says detained CFO to seek extradition stay, rights violated Huawei said on Wednesday that it will seek to stay extradition proceedings against its detained chief financial officer, saying her business activities were conducted with the full knowledge of banking officials....
21:51, 05/08/2019

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
14:17, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial, despite mounting opposition locally and internationally....
08:34, 05/21/2019

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds came out to oppose the proposal....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Protesters flood the streets in Hong Kong in march against proposed extradition law The massive protest came three days before Hong Kong’s government plans to bring the bill to the full legislature, bypassing the committee process, in a bid to win approval by the end of the month....
13:34, 06/09/2019

Government Will Not Share Extradition Details Of Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi The Ministry of External Affairs has refused to share details on the extradition of fugitive businessmen Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi, citing an RTI clause barring disclosure of information which would......
21:34, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial in...
21:34, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong gears up for protests, strikes as extradition anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bi...
10:00, 06/11/2019

Adviser to Hong Kong leader calls for extradition bill delay Pro-Beijing politician also urges pause and diplomat distances China from lawThe pressure of Hong Kong public opinion against a proposed extradition law appears to be causing cracks in the unity of pro-Beijing leaders after two senior figures called ...
19:51, 06/14/2019

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public backlash against the city's pro-Beijing leadership in years....
16:17, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.” HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says she won’t revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done “well.”...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the bill triggered the city's biggest and most violent street protests in decad...
15:17, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the most violent protests since the former British colony returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed extradition bill, will she back down this time?...
22:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 5-Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong businesses vow to strike as anger over extradition bill grows Protest groups to stage fresh rally and #612strike movement spreads before MPs scrutinise legislation on WednesdayScores of Hong Kong businesses have vowed to shut down as anger builds over government plans to push through a law allowing extraditions...
09:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 6-Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament early on Monday after what had been a peaceful million-strong protest against an extradition bill descended into running clashes between police and protesters....
22:34, 06/09/2019

Britain praises Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt welcomed a decision by the Hong Kong government to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial....
15:17, 06/15/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong government will not withdraw extradition bill: leader Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has said she had no plans to withdraw a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after huge crowds came out to oppose the proposal....
17:17, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong extradition law could instill climate of fear, says Taiwan official Chinese-ruled Hong Kong's push for an extradition law with Beijing could further undermine the city's freedoms and rule of law and a instill a climate of fear, a senior Taiwan official overseeing policy with China said on Friday....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial....
07:34, 06/12/2019

U.S. consulate welcomes Hong Kong decision to suspend extradition bill The United States Consulate in Hong Kong on Saturday welcomed a decision by Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to suspend a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial....
15:17, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
22:51, 06/09/2019

Tens of thousands paralyze Hong Kong's financial hub over extradition bill Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong surrounded the city's legislature on Wednesday, forcing it to postpone a second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
08:00, 06/12/2019

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bill.        ...
17:34, 06/15/2019

Hundreds of thousands are protesting an extradition bill in Hong Kong. Here's why. Crowds of protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demonstrate against a proposed extradition bill.        ...
00:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, described by Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper as “about 30 years old,” climbed up c...
19:34, 06/15/2019

Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared in no mood to compromise on a planned extradition law at recent meetings, according to forei...
09:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong to press on with extradition bill despite fears people will 'disappear' Hong Kong's chief executive has promised to move forward with a controversial extradition bill that it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
09:00, 06/10/2019

Specter of extradition law spreads as Hong Kong bookseller flees to Taiwan A Hong Kong bookseller who was detained by China is seeking refuge in Taiwan, saying his home city will no longer be safe when new laws are enacted allowing extradition to China, which could drive even more emigrations from the financial hub....
19:17, 04/29/2019

Meng Wanzhou: Huawei CFO seeks halt to extradition after Trump comments Lawyers fighting executive’s deportation from Canada to US say president’s comments prove case is politically motivatedHuawei’s chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings, in part based on statements by Donald Trump abo...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill a 'terrible blow' to rule of law: Patten Hong Kong's last British governor Chris Patten said on Thursday a proposed extradition bill allowing suspects to be sent to China for trial is a "terrible blow" to the rule of law and will undermine Hong Kong's reputation as a global financial hub....
09:00, 06/06/2019

New Zealand court orders government to reconsider first China extradition decision New Zealand's Court of Appeal on Tuesday ordered the government to reassess its decision to extradite a man to China to face murder charges due to human rights risks....
04:17, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong will suspend a controversial China extradition bill, its leader said Saturday, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
09:51, 06/15/2019

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
21:00, 06/13/2019

This year's wildfire season in California could be worse than last year's, officials warn As bad as last year's wildfire season was in the western U.S., this season's could be even worse, federal forecasters warn.        ...
19:34, 06/17/2019

CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME ROSE 54% IN MAY; Year-To-Date Trading Volume Is 85% Ahead Of Last Year CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE), today announced that average daily volume during the month of May was 5,679 contracts, a rise of 54% over the 3,682 contracts per day during May 2007.Total trading volume at CFE during May...
02:00, 05/03/2019

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME 70% AHEAD OF FIRST HALF OF 2007; June Volume Rose 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year-to-date trading volume is 70% ahead of the same time period from a year-ago.Through the end of June, total trading volume at CFE stands at 608,674 contracts traded...
22:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE Awarded U.S Options Exchange of the Year from Futures and Options World for Third Straight Year CHICAGO, IL -- December 11, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “U.S. Options Exchange of the Year” for the third consecutive year at an awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine’s Derivatives World Lond...
11:34, 05/02/2019

APRIL IS BUSIEST MONTH EVER AT CFE; Trading Rises 536% Over 2009, Seventh Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases, VIX Futures Sets New Daily and Monthly Records CHICAGO, May 3, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that April 2010 was the busiest trading month ever at the Exchange as a total of 296,541 contracts changed hands. For the month, April trading volume was up 536 percent whe...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China, despite protests from an estimated crowd of more than a milli...
08:34, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam vows to push ahead with extradition bill Leader of government refuses to withdraw the bill, which critics fear could lead to abuse by BeijingThe leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains determined to pass a controversial extradition bill, despite an estimated one million people...
08:34, 06/10/2019

U.S. State Department Expresses ‘Grave Concern’ Over Hong Kong Extradition Proposal The U.S. State Department expressed “grave concern” over a proposed law in Hong Kong that would allow extraditions to mainland China, warning that the move could further undermine the city’s freedoms and damage its business environm...
03:51, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong citizens stage huge rally against China extradition plan Pro-democracy groups are eyeing the biggest single-day rally since 2003 against the government's extradition bill. International pressure against the plan is also mounting, with criticism coming from the EU and the US....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in the biggest rally for years to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
14:17, 06/09/2019

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill and drawing the largest crowds seen here since pr...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited to China, after massive street protests that gripped the city this week descended into violence. Lam h...
11:17, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong lawyers protest "polarizing" extradition bill in rare march More than 3,000 Hong Kong lawyers held a rare protest march on Thursday against a proposed extradition bill that could see individuals sent to China to face trial in what the last British governor said would be a "terrible blow" to the rule of law....
15:17, 06/06/2019

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
14:00, 06/08/2019

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.        ...
18:51, 06/10/2019

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​China to extradite people to mainland China in the most massive protests since Britain handed back con...
06:17, 06/10/2019

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial....
10:51, 05/24/2019

Canada rejects idea of halting extradition of top Huawei executive to United States Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to the United States, saying it would set a dangerous precedent....
20:51, 06/13/2019

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters storm key road as extradition protests mount Hundreds of demonstrators tried to occupy an important arterial road near the offices of the Hong Kong government on Wednesday as protests mounted against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to China for trial....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong falls silent as authorities delay extradition bill debate Streets reopen after 70 injured in Wednesday’s rallies that were condemned by government leader Carrie Lam as ‘blatant riot’ Hong Kong fell silent on Thursday as protesters restocked on supplies of water, helmets and other protective equipment after ...
07:51, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow extradition to mainland China....
06:34, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and rubber bullets from police....
19:17, 06/12/2019

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British colony must take steps to protect its rights, freedoms and high degree of autonomy....
16:17, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radical action.”...
12:17, 06/11/2019

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil...
10:17, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Block Streets as Debate on Extradition Bill Is Delayed Thousands of protesters blocked roads around Hong Kong’s legislature, forcing lawmakers to postpone debate on a widely unpopular proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to China....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Fresh Protests Force Hong Kong to Postpone Extradition Bill Debate Thousands of demonstrators poured into the streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricades and human chains, and prompting the government to abruptly postpone a planned debate over a di...
07:34, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing to exert greater authority over the semiautonomous ...
07:34, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in the legislature over the weekend....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong's leader apologizes after extradition bill fuels massive protests The embattled leader of Hong Kong apologized over the handling of a controversial extradition bill after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets Sunday as outrage over the legislation continues to boil over....
01:34, 06/17/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong's embattled leader suspends divisive extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented protests....
13:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill amid protest pressure Carrie Lam says legislation that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China ‘caused a lot of division’Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has suspended indefinitely efforts to pass a controversial new extradition law, after a week of mass protests...
16:17, 06/15/2019

Thousands brave rain in fresh protests against Hong Kong extradition bill Thousands braved thunderstorms in Hong Kong on Tuesday for a fresh wave of protests against a proposed extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, but the Chinese-ruled city's leader said she would not back down....
20:34, 06/11/2019

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opportunity to bolster the democratic opposition's prospects in upcoming elections....
14:17, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years. Lam told reporters she took the move in response to widespread p...
11:17, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Thousands march in large-scale protest Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Hong Kong as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
13:34, 06/16/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong police "trapped in the middle" by polarizing extradition bill Several senior Hong Kong police officials feel caught between a rock and a hard place as city leader Carrie Lam tries to ram through contentious extradition laws that have triggered violent clashes between police and protesters....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill, but defiant crowds pressing on As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.        ...
21:34, 06/16/2019

Protesters seek Hong Kong leader's ouster despite apology on extradition plan Protesters turned out in immeasurable numbers Sunday in Hong Kong seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
20:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong government apologizes for extradition bill as defiant crowds pack streets As thousands of Hong Kong residents jammed the city’s streets Sunday, the government apologized for the handling of an extradition bill.        ...
18:17, 06/16/2019

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal that would allow extraditions to mainland China. Both times, Hong Kong’s top official refused to ...
11:17, 06/19/2019

Tens of thousands of protesters force delay in Hong Kong extradition bill debate Tens of thousands of demonstrators in Hong Kong surrounded the city's legislature on Wednesday, forcing it to postpone a second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
08:51, 06/12/2019

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international business hub....
19:34, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces China extradition bill is suspended Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced at a press conference on Saturday afternoon that a contentious bill to allow extraditions to mainland China has been put on hold....
12:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence over a controversial extradition bill....
09:51, 06/13/2019

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country....
09:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong’s Leader Says Extradition Bill to Go Ahead Prompting Calls for Fresh Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Monday she will not scrap a contentious extradition plan or step down from her position, following a massive protest that gripped the city over the weekend. Speaking from the Legislative Council where hours ea...
10:34, 06/10/2019

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill, according to one analyst....
11:34, 06/14/2019

Crowds demand Hong Kong's top official quit after only pausing on China extradition plan Hong Kong protesters took to the streets Sunday to demand the city's top official resign a day after she suspended — but did not withdraw —contentious legislation to allow extraditions to China that opponents say must be scrapped entirely....
13:51, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong leader offers ‘sincere apology’ after massive march against extradition bill Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam will not fully withdraw the legislation as demonstrators have demanded, and said she wants to continue to serve the public....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope. HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong: Protesters block seat of government, delaying extradition bill reading Thousands of protesters descended on the government headquarters and blocked at least two major roads in central Hong Kong to oppose a new extradition bill. The bill's second reading was delayed because of the demo....
08:00, 06/12/2019

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked roads and restricted access to government buildings....
07:51, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that mainland China's broadening footprint in the semi-autonomous territory could target critics....
22:17, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding it be scrapped and she resign in the biggest protest to shake the city in years...
09:34, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong leader defiant as city gears up for fresh protests over extradition bill Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam remained defiant on Tuesday, pledging to push ahead with a proposed extradition bill that would allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China despite massive protests....
05:51, 06/11/2019

Pamela Anderson: Assange rape allegations 'a setup' Earlier this month, Swedish prosecutors reopened an inquiry into rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Speaking at the amfAR gala in Cannes, Pamela Anderson says she thinks the accusations are "a setup." (May 24)   ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Hong Kong ignores protest deadline to scrap extradition bill, sets stage for further protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ignored a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city....
18:17, 06/20/2019

Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters block access to government headquarters in Hong Kong in bid to scupper debate on extradition bill....
05:00, 06/12/2019