Julian Assange's nearly six-year refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London is in danger, opening the WikiLeaks founder to arrest by British authorities and potential extradition to the US, multiple sources with knowledge tell CNN.While Assange has in the past claimed his position in the embassy was under threat, sources say his current situation is "unusually bad" and that he could leave the embassy "any day now," either because he will be forced out or made to feel so restricted that he might choose to leave on his own. His position there is "in jeopardy," one source familiar with the matter said.Assange's exit from the embassy could open a new phase for US investigators eager to find out what he knows.CNN reported in April 2017 that the US has prepared charges to seek the arrest of Assange, who US intelligence agencies believe Russia used as an intermediary to distribute hacked emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign during the 2016 presidential election.Assange and his lawyers … [Read more...] about Julian Assange’s refuge in Ecuadorian embassy ‘in jeopardy,’ could face extradition to U.S.
President Donald Trump's lawyers and special counsel Robert Mueller discussed a potential January 27, 2018, interview of the President before talks between the two sides stalled, sources briefed on the discussions told CNN.The President's legal team discussed the logistics of holding the multi-hour interview session at Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland, the sources said. But there's disagreement among people involved over how close the two sides were to an agreement before the President's team rejected the plan.The possible date for an interview, which has not been previously reported, appears to have been the only date discussed so far, according to one of the sources. … [Read more...] about Trump’s legal team discussed January interview with Mueller
NASHVILLE, Tenn.— No charges have been filed at this time in the death of a 1-year-old child who was left inside a hot vehicle in Nashville. Katera Barker was found dead Wednesday after being left in a car seat all day inside a pickup truck. Metro Nashville Police said the investigation indicates that her father, Matt Barker, unintentionally left her in a car seat in the rear seat of his pickup truck after he parked it at the family’s Virginia Avenue home. At 7:30 a.m., Barker apparently left to take Katera and their other child to a daycare on Chapel Avenue. Police said he returned home at 8 a.m. and left minutes later via a rideshare service for the airport. He then flew out on a business trip. His wife, Jenny, left home for work in her vehicle. Later that evening, Jenny Barker went to the daycare and was told that Katera was never dropped off. She called her husband and realized that Katera was still in the … [Read more...] about Infant dies after dad leaves on business trip and forgets her in car seat in truck
The family whose dog died on a United Airlines flight in March has reached a settlement with the carrier, the family attorney and the airline said Thursday.The 10-month-old French bulldog named Kokito was inside an overhead bin on Flight 1284 from Houston to New York after a flight attendant told the passenger to put it there.When the plane landed at LaGuardia Airport, the dog was dead.The financial details of the settlement are confidential as part of the agreement, according to Evan Oshan, the attorney representing the Catalina Robledo family.United spokesman Charles Hobart said the airline began a comprehensive review of its animal transport policy and is collaborating with American Humane to improve its practices. That group works to ensure the safety of animals."We are deeply sorry for this tragic accident and have worked with the Robledo family to reach a resolution," Hobart said.As a result of the incident, New York state Sen. Marisol Alcantara, a Manhattan … [Read more...] about Family, United Airlines settle over dog’s death
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Share on Google Plus Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Resize Text Print Article Comments National by Scott Wilson and Sarah Kaplan May 24 at 1:46 PM Email the author PAHOA, HAWAII — Through the laze and vog, Kilauea is giving up some of its secrets. The volcano that began a new round of eruptions on May 3 is proving to be a bonanza for volcanologists, as it cracks apart at its base and blows periodically at its top to jettison lava and plumes of ash across much of an anxious Big Island. Scientists are … [Read more...] about As Hawaii’s Kilauea erupts, volcanologists swarm: ‘I expect great science from this event’