julian assange

Here are key takeaways from Roger Stone's trial

Almost six months after special counsel Robert Mueller formally ended his investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia in 2016, a wealth of new information about Donald Trump's involvement came out in the criminal trial of his former adviser Roger Stone.

Incarcerated Anonymous hacker called before grand jury

Jeremy Hammond, the Anonymous hacktivist currently serving his seventh year behind bars, has been called to testify before a grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia but does not plan to cooperate, a group representing him says.

Ex-Ecuadorian president confirms Assange meddled in US election

Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said Tuesday his country was aware that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was interfering in the 2016 US presidential election from the safety of Ecuador's embassy in London, where he lived under political asylum until this year.

Grand jury still interested in Roger Stone, 2016 GOP convention

The Mueller investigation witness longest known to have refused testifying finally spoke to a secret federal grand jury Friday about conservative political operative Roger Stone, the 2016 Republican National Convention and his relationship with Stone since then and will give more documents to investigators in the coming week, his attorney said.

Washington Post: 2 Assange prosecutors argued against espionage charges

Two federal prosecutors connected to the Justice Department's case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange disagreed with the department's decision to pursue espionage charges against Assange, arguing that the charges "posed serious risks for First Amendment protections," The Washington Post reported Friday.

Assange charged with violating Espionage Act

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged with 17 new counts under the Espionage Act for his role in unlawfully encouraging, receiving and publishing national defense information in concert with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, setting up a major legal battle over First Amendment protections in the Trump era.

Pamela Anderson visits Julian Assange in prison

Former Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson met Julian Assange at Belmarsh high-security prison on Tuesday, in his first social visit since he was hauled out of London's Ecuadorian embassy and arrested in April.

Assange indicted in US on conspiracy to commit computer intrusion

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged with helping the former Army intelligence specialist Chelsea Manning access Defense Department computers in 2010 in an effort to disclose secret government documents, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday morning, hours after Assange was forcibly removed by authorities from the Ecuadoran embassy in London.