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US will seek arrest of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange: CNN

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Despite the ringing endorsement of President Donald Trump, the United States will seek charges for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, sources told CNN.

The Justice Department has been investigating Assange since 2010, when they began posting thousands of stolen documents by US Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning.

Former Attorney General Eric Holder and other Justice Department officials said that charges would be difficult because the site wasn’t alone in publishing the documents, various newspapers also did.

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Assange remains in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, hiding out of fear of extradition.

Last Week, CIA Director Mike Pompeo called out the website, saying it is “a non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors like Russia.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted after Trump’s election that they “may have” helped with Wikileaks information.


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New York’s coronavirus crisis tracked back to European travel — not China: scientists

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The New York Times reported Wednesday that scientists have tracked the cases of coronavirus in New York back to travel from Europe.

The Times explained that genomes show the link to those who came down with the virus back in February.

President Donald Trump has been celebrating his decision to shut down some travel from China, though not all travel. A whopping 430,000 people have traveled from China to the United States since the coronavirus crisis.

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Warrant for journalists from Jerry Falwell Jr. came from Liberty University’s own police

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A right-wing commentator interviewed Jerry Falwell Jr. during his show Wednesday, where Falwell said that there were two arrest warrants open for reporters who came onto Liberty University's campus.

Upon further examination of the warrant, the police officer who signed the warrant was Detective/Sgt. A.B. Wilkins 206 LUPD. The LUPD is not the Lynchburg Police Department nor is there a Sgt. or Detective A.B. Wilkins. It's the police department under the authority of Liberty University.

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Trump defenders Diamond and Silk locked out of Twitter for spreading COVID-19 misinformation

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Fox Nation hosts Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, better known as Diamond & Silk, were temporarily locked out of Twitter on Wednesday for urging people to go outside and develop immunity against the coronavirus.

“The only way we can become immune to the environment; we must be out in the environment. Quarantining people inside of their houses for extended periods will make people sick!” the pair tweeted from their joint account.

A spokesperson for Twitter told Mediaite their account was locked over the tweet.

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