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Sweden drops Assange investigation, UK police says he still faces arrest

STOCKHOLM/LONDON: Swedish prosecutors dropped an investigation on Friday of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a rape allegation, but British police said he would still be arrested if he left the Ecuadorean embassy in London where he has been holed up for nearly five years. Assange, 45, took refuge in the embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over the rape allegation, which he denies. He feared Sweden would hand him over to the United States to face prosecution over WikiLeaks' publication of thousands of…

Assange demands rape case files

GENEVA: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will agree to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors in London over rape allegations, but only if he is given access to the investigation files, his defence said Monday.

Britain spied on the world through cable & wireless

LONDON: Telecommunications firm Cable & Wireless helped Britain eavesdrop on millions of Internet users worldwide, Channel 4 reported on Thursday, citing previously secret documents leaked by a fugitive former U.S. National Security Agency contractor.

5 times ‘The Simpsons’ predicted the future

It's a safe bet that if there's a joke to be made about popular culture, The Simpsons has probably beaten you to it. America's favorite TV family has even managed to predict events that we laughed off until they came true in real life.