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Cohen alleges President Trump knew in advance of WikiLeaks plan

Michael Cohen, former aide and lawyer to President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill  on Wednesday Feb. 27, 2019. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara

WASHINGTON — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former fixer and personal lawyer, testified Wednesday that Trump knew in advance that the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks planned to publish hacked Democratic National Committee emails. Appearing before the House Oversight Committee, he provided ...

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Trump Jr. messaged with WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s oldest son released a series of private Twitter exchanges between himself and WikiLeaks during and after the 2016 election, including pleas from the website to publicize its leaks. Donald Trump Jr.’s release of the ...

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Swedish prosecutor drops rape probe into WikiLeaks’ Assange

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden’s top prosecutor said Friday she’s dropping an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years because there’s no possibility of arresting him “in the foreseeable future.” The announcement means the ...

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Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

FORT MEADE, Md. — Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks in one of the nation’s biggest leak cases since the Pentagon ...

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Final UK court arguments for WikiLeaks founder

LONDON — Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange complained Friday that comments from the Swedish prime minister have poisoned efforts to give Assange a fair hearing on sex offense allegations in Sweden.

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MasterCard’s website hammered

PURCHASE — The website for MasterCard suffered severe technical problems early Wednesday, possibly becoming the latest target of hackers supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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Noose tightens around WikiLeaks’ Assange

LONDON — The law is closing in on Julian Assange. Swedish authorities won a court ruling Thursday in their bid to arrest the WikiLeaks founder for questioning in a rape case, British intelligence is said to know where he’s hiding, and U.S. pundits and politicians ...

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WikiLeaks’ Assange’s legal options narrow

LONDON — Julian Assange's legal options narrowed Thursday as the WikiLeaks founder lost an appeal against a court order for his arrest and his British lawyer said authorities knew his precise location.

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