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WikiLeaks adds $15K to Manning defense fund

Supporters of U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is suspected in one of the biggest security breaches in U.S. history, said Thursday that Web site WikiLeaks has fulfilled its pledge to aid in his defense by contributing $15,100, the Associated Press reported.

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WikiLeaks’ Assange granted bail in Britain

A British judge granted bail to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Tuesday, saying he must abide by strict conditions as he fights extradition to Sweden in a sex-crimes investigation.

The 39-year-old Australian has been in a London prison for a week after surrendering to Scotland Yard due to a Swedish arrest warrant. Get the full story »

WikiLeaks sets sights on major U.S. bank

A big U.S. bank is the target of the next megadata dump by WikiLeaks, the online site that this week released a trove of confidential U.S. diplomatic cables from around the world. In an interview with Forbes, WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange compared the upcoming release, scheduled for next year, to the damaging emails that came out after the collapse of Enron Corp. He did not identify the bank.

That’s not stopping others from speculating.
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WikiLeaks founder wants detention order vacated

WikiLeaks founder and chief editor Julian Assange plans to ask Sweden’s highest court to overturn a lower court decision ordering him detained for questioning, his lawyer said Wednesday. Get the full story »