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Ecuador’s President Calls Julian Assange ‘More Than a Nuisance’ as Country Realises It’s Stuck With Him

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks and just a general shit-stirrer, has been living in Ecuador’s London embassy since the summer of 2012. But it doesn’t look like the country has a plan for getting rid of Assange anytime soon. And the president of Ecuador is voicing his increased frustration with the entire saga. Read More >>

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Ecuador Officially Adopts Large Adult Son Julian Assange

Julian Assange, who has been living in Ecuador’s embassy in London for the past five years, is officially being granted Ecuadorian citizenship. What does that mean for Assange’s future? It’s still very unclear. Read More >>

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Julian Assange Must Be Released, Says Julian Assange

Julian Assange, editor and founder of Wikileaks, has been holed up in London's Ecuadorian Embassy since 2012, following a rape allegation in Sweden. The UK Supreme Court ruled he was to be extradited, which led to him seeking political asylum - while claiming the whole thing was a ruse to extradite him to the USA and face trial. Read More >>

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It Seems Like Julian Assange Deleted His Twitter For Christmas

For a brief, strange moment yesterday, @JulianAssange was no more. Read More >>

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Julian Assange’s Secret DMs to Donald Trump Jr. Are Somehow Dumber, Sadder Than You’d Think

Throughout the 2016 election and for the better part of this year, WikiLeaks sent private messages via Twitter to the president’s deadlifting adult son Donald Trump Jr., according to newly leaked correspondence first reported by The Atlantic. Trump Jr. only occasionally responded and apparently ceased all communication less than a month before the election. Read More >>

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Julian Assange, Eclipse Truther

Astronomers, doctors and other experts alike are in total agreement on one point—don’t stare at a solar eclipse without eye protection unless you want to damage your vision or go blind, you goddamn idiot. Read More >>

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Assange Turned Down Sharing Dirt on Russia

According to a newly released Foreign Policy report, leaked communications show Wikileaks declined to release a cache of hacked Russian documents in the summer of 2016, dismissing the only partially published records as “already public.” While there will be plenty of talk about this being proof of founder Julian Assange’s loyalties to Russia, it most prominently displays his general hypocrisy and self-interest. Read More >>

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Of Course the Origin Story of Julian Assange’s Cute Cat Was a Lie

When someone is as obsessed with controlling the narrative as Julian Assange is, it’s almost to be expected that they would view a cuddly pile of fluff as a means of propagandising. Such was the destiny of Embassy Cat. Read More >>

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What the Fuck Is Julian Assange Doing?

Attempting to figure out what’s going on in Julian Assange’s head is a daily struggle. After moving into the Ecuadorean embassy in London five years ago to avoid extradition to Sweden on since-dropped sexual assault allegations, the 46-year-old has remained holed up there with Twitter as his main means of communication. From the embassy’s confines, he’s kept himself busy leaking a slew of hacked DNC emails, CIA exploits, and generally inserting himself into world events in which he plays no part. Now, it looks like Assange is doubling down on his attempt to join the Trump clan. Read More >>

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Swedish Prosecutors Drop Rape Investigation of Julian Assange Based on a Technicality

Swedish prosecutors just announced that they are dropping the rape investigation against Julian Assange, the cofounder of Wikileaks. But it’s not yet clear if Assange will leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London anytime soon. Read More >>

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This Caterpillar Can Eat Plastic Shopping Bags

In a chance discovery, a European research team has learned that a common insect larva is capable of breaking down the plastic found in shopping bags and other polyethylene-based products. This rubbish-munching caterpillar could inspire scientists to develop a new chemical process to tackle the growing problem of plastic waste. Read More >>

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Report: US to Seek Arrest of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

Citing unnamed American officials, CNN reports that the United States is preparing charges to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent the last five years alive but clearly bored in Ecuador’s London embassy. Read More >>

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Julian Assange Tweets About Running in the General Election

We're having an election on June 8th (yay?), as Theresa May looks to shore up support before things really get messy with Brexit. But an unlikely person has just floated the idea of running for British Parliament. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange just asked his followers on Twitter if he should run for election. Read More >>

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Nice Guy Julian Assange Says WikiLeaks Will Help Tech Companies Deal With the CIA

It’s easy to call Julian Assange a big, bratty man-baby. Much to the world’s dismay, however, the WikiLeaks founder is doing things a little bit differently with his recent disclosure of CIA hacking documents. Assange is actually being kind of helpful. Read More >>

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Four Months Later, Julian Assange Still Isn’t Dead

Ecuador’s foremost pain in the arse can finally stop tweeting in the third person as @Wikileaks, as he’s been doing since 2008. Lets give a hearty (if perplexed) congrats to Julian Assange for “joining” Twitter. Read More >>