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Police arrest Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London
London (CNN)Police entered the Ecuadorian embassy in London Thursday morning, arresting Julian Assange and bringing the WikiLeaks founder’s seven-year stint there to a dramatic close.
Metropolitan Police said in a statement that he was “further arrested” on his arrival at a London police station on behalf of United States authorities, who have issued an extradition warrant.
The UK Home Office confirmed the extradition request in a statement, adding, “He is accused in the United States of America of computer-related offences.”
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A shutdown affecting parts of the federal government appeared no closer to resolution Wednesday (Thursday in Manila), with President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats locked in a hardening standoff over border wall money that threatens to carry over into January. Continue reading PRESIDENT TRUMP: US, MEXICO Border wall to mark end of shutdown
Nicaragua expels missions of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) dedicated to investigating anti-government protests Continue reading Nicaragua expels international human rights missions