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Julian Assange Charged in Superseding Indictment

A federal grand jury has returned a second superseding indictment of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange with offenses related to Assange’s alleged role in one of the biggest compromises of classified information in U.S. history. The new indictment does not add charges against Assange, but broadens the scope of conspiracy of Assange’s alleged computer crimes against the government.

Julian Assange gestures to the media from a police vehicle on his arrival at Westminster Magistrates court on April 11, 2019 in London, England. After weeks of speculation Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by Scotland Yard Police Officers inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in Central London this morning. Ecuador's President, …

Analysis: New York Times, BBC, Guardian the Most-Cited News Sources on Wikipedia

A late 2018 analysis by a Wikipedia editor, banned from the site at the time due to criticism of political bias, showed left-wing British outlet the Guardian was the third most-cited news source on the online encyclopedia after the New York Times and the BBC, in many cases to make negative claims about President  Donald Trump and other conservatives. Most of the top-cited news sources on Wikipedia are establishment left-leaning news outlets. Conservative outlets are disfavored by Wikipedia editors who cite the site’s standards for “reliable sources” with some outlets, including Breitbart, formally banned.

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Fake News: Media Push False Claim Trump Offered Julian Assange a Pardon Quid-Pro-Quo

Former California Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has denied that he acted on orders from President Donald Trump to offer Julian Assange a deal for a pardon, saying that he never spoke to the president about the offer. The Washington Post, Associated Press, Reuters, and other mainstream outlets all ran sensational headlines claiming Trump was directly involved, despite some of the reports acknowledging Rohrabacher’s denial.

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Roger Stone Found Guilty of All 7 Charges Brought by Mueller Probe

Longtime political operative Roger Stone has been found guilty on all seven counts of his indictment by Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation — charges including false statements to Congress, obstruction of justice, and witness tampering, all related to statements about his efforts to contact WikiLeaks.

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