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WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning arraignment for February 23

WASHINGTON — US Army Private Bradley Manning, accused of giving a trove of classified documents to WikiLeaks, is to be formally charged later this month ahead of a court-martial, the US Army said Thursday. Manning, 24, is accused of one of the most serious intelligence breaches in US history and…

Wikileaks founder takes case to Britain’s top court

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange took his 13-month fight againstextradition to Sweden to England’s highest court on Wednesday. Seven judges are hearing the 40-year-old Australian’s appeal over two days at the Supreme Court and are not expected to return their judgement for several weeks. Assange, who has been living on bail under virtual house arrest while awaiting the outcome of…

WikiLeaks founder to guest on ‘The Simpsons’

It’s hard to keep a secret from Julian Assange — and it turns out, it’s even harder to keep a secret about him. It was revealed Monday that the founder of WikiLeaks will make a guest appearance on the 500th episode of “The Simpsons,” one of America’s longest-running television shows.…

U.S. striving to prevent WikiLeaks repeat: spy chief

WASHINGTON — The United States is taking “serious and noticeable” measures to prevent another breach of classified files like the massive WikiLeaks document dump, the nation’s spy chief said Thursday. James Clapper, director of national intelligence, said changes were being implemented over the next five years that would create a…

‘Russia Today’ to air WikiLeaks talk show

A Russian state television channel said Wednesday that it would exclusively air a television chat show hosted by WikiLeaks founderJulian Assange. RT, formerly known as Russia Today, an English language channel funded by the Russian government, said in a statement that Assange “is launching his own talkshow, to be broadcast exclusively on RT.” Assange…

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to launch political talk show

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will host a new political talk show that focuses on power brokers, revolutionaries and where the world goes next, the anti-secrecy website announced on Monday. The half-hour show will see an initial run of 10 once-weekly episodes, beginning in March. “Assange will draw together controversial voices…

Tribunal recommends court martial for Bradley Manning

WASHINGTON — A US military tribunal is recommending a court martial for Army Private Bradley Manning for allegedly funneling thousands of classified US documents to WikiLeaks, the US Army said Thursday. “The investigating officer (Lieutenant Colonel Paul Almanza) concluded that the charges and specifications are in the proper form and…

WikiLeaks truck up for sale on eBay

The infamous Wikileaks truck that has been a presence at Occupy Wall Street since last fall has now been put up for sale on eBay . The “Wikileaks Mobile Information Collection Unit” — actually a repainted U-Haul truck that has no official connection with Wikileaks — is instantly recognizable for…

WikiLeaks suspect ‘abused’ trust: U.S. Army prosecutors

FORT MEADE, Maryland — US Army prosecutors said Thursday that Private Bradley Manning “abused our trust” and should face a court-martial for one of the most serious intelligence breaches in US history. Defense attorneys argued meanwhile at the conclusion of a seven-day hearing that the charges against the 24-year-old soldier…

Attorney for Bradley Manning seeks reduced charges

US Army prosecutors said Thursday that Private Bradley Manning”abused our trust” and should face a court-martial for one of the most serious intelligence breaches in US history. Defense attorneys for the WikiLeaks suspect argued meanwhile at the conclusion of a seven-day hearing on this military base outside Washington that the charges against the…

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