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Badges worn by a demonstrator outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. A case-management hearing regarding Julian Assange will be heard at the court Wednesday. It comes just five days before the extradition hearing beginning Feb. 24, at Woolwich Crown Court, in which both Julian Assange and the broader issues of press freedom will be at stake. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Associated Press
February 19, 2020 - 1:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for Julian Assange said Wednesday that the WikiLeaks founder plans to claim during his extradition hearing that he was offered a pardon by the Trump administration if he agreed to say Russia was not involved in leaking Democratic National Committee emails during the 2016 U.S...
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Paul Whelan
In this Aug. 23, 2019, file photo, Paul Whelan, a former U.S. marine who was arrested for alleged spying in Moscow on Dec. 28, 2018, speaks while standing in a cage as he waits for a hearing in a court room in Moscow, Russia. Whelan, who has been imprisoned in Russia on spying charges for nearly a year has lost his job with an automotive parts supplier in a corporate restructuring, a move his brother has denounced. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
WWJ News
December 28, 2019 - 3:25 pm
American officials say investigators have produced no evidence against him.
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Paul Whelan
In this Aug. 23, 2019, file photo, Paul Whelan, a former U.S. marine who was arrested for alleged spying in Moscow on Dec. 28, 2018, speaks while standing in a cage as he waits for a hearing in a court room in Moscow, Russia. Whelan, who has been imprisoned in Russia on spying charges for nearly a year has lost his job with an automotive parts supplier in a corporate restructuring, a move his brother has denounced. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
WWJ News
December 20, 2019 - 11:51 am
Paul Whelan has been imprisoned in Russia since December 2018.
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This undated photo provided by Tyler Ivanoff shows a bottle with a message that he found on the shores of western Alaska. Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter dated 1969 early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles (966 kilometers) northwest of Anchorage, KNOM-AM reported Tuesday, Aug. 13. (Tyler Ivanoff via AP)
August 18, 2019 - 7:19 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska. Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles (966 kilometers) northwest of Anchorage,...
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July 24, 2019 - 11:14 am
( KNX 1070 AM ) -- Former special counsel Robert Mueller is affirming that a president can be charged with crimes after leaving office. He says Justice Department guidelines prevented him from considering charges against President Donald Trump while he is in office. Because of the longtime Justice...
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Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, who was arrested in Moscow at the end of last year, attends a hearing in a court in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 14, 2019. The American was detained at the end of December for alleged spying. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov)
March 14, 2019 - 9:31 am
Paul Whelan will be held in a Moscow jail at least until the end of May.
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Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, who was arrested in Moscow at the end of last year, attends a hearing in a court in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. A Moscow court has extended arrest for the American who was detained at the end of December for alleged spying. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov)
February 23, 2019 - 4:19 pm
Paul Whelan still has not been formally charged.
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polar bear
FILE PHOTO (Dreamstime)
February 12, 2019 - 4:11 pm
It's not the first time that polar bears have come to Novaya Zemlya, but their numbers this time are striking.
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Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, who was arrested in Moscow at the end of last year looks through a cage's glass in a court room in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. The lawyer for Paul Whelan who is being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying, said Tuesday that classified Russian materials were found on him when he was arrested. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
January 22, 2019 - 6:54 am
The Novi resident was allegedly holding Russian "state secrets" before he was arrested.
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Donald Trump
President Donald Trump talks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for the American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Annual Convention in New Orleans, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 14, 2019 - 12:43 pm
"If you ask the folks in Russia, I've been tougher on Russia than anybody else, any other ... probably any other president, period, but certainly the last three or four presidents."
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