British Judge to Rule on Assange Bid to Get Warrant Dropped
A British judge is scheduled to rule on Julian Assange’s bid to force Britain to drop a warrant for his arrest.
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LONDON (AP) — A British judge is scheduled to rule Tuesday on Julian Assange’s bid to force Britain to drop a warrant for his arrest, a development that would remove a substantial legal hurdle to his leaving the Ecuadorean Embassy in London that has been his refuge for more than five years. The legal issues surrounding the WikiLeaks founder’s case are complex: ___ WHAT IS BEING DECIDED TUESDAY? Assange’s legal team argued in Westminster Magistrates’…