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Ecuador says Sweden should promise Assange will not be extradited

Ecuador says Sweden should promise Assange will not be extradited

Swedish assistant prosecutor Ingrid Isgren was present at the interview, which was conducted by an Ecuadorian prosecutor. Ms Isgren left the embassy without commenting to waiting media, with the assumption she was taking a lunch break as she did on Monday during Assange's day of testimony.


Orem High School Stabbing

Orem High School Stabbing

All six teens were transported to local hospitals for treatment. The weapon was a knife with a 3-inch blade and the condition of the victims ranged from fair to critical, he added. "We are at a loss to express how deeply sorry we are for the pain and injury caused", the letter says. "We just need some help". When the lockdown ended Mountain View sophomore Ryan Morgan described what it was like inside the school around 7:50 a.m.


Iraqi Kurdish forces advance on IS-held town east of Mosul

Iraqi Kurdish forces advance on IS-held town east of Mosul

ISIS captured Tikrit during its lightning blitz across Iraq in the summer of 2014. Government forces on Saturday also gained control of Hammam al-Alil, about 15 km (10 miles) south of Mosul on the Tigris river, despite fierce resistance, the army said.



Bernie Sanders doesn't rule out 2020 White House run

In what appeared to be a wave election, Republicans also secured majorities they already enjoyed in the Senate and the House and in governor's mansions and state legislatures across the country. Others believe the vote was a rebuke of not just the Democratic Party, but the nation's leadership and government. The Democrats' coalition of voters is ascendant and growing, but they have to get them to turn out without Obama on top of the ballot.



Israel's ministers approve draft bill to legalise outposts

Palestinians want those territories along with the Gaza Strip for a state but peace talks have stalled since 2014. "The Palestinian leadership will turn to the U.N. " The era of a Palestinian state is over ", he declared at the time. In response to a pledge by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to move Washington's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour threatened to unleash "all of the weapons that we have in the U.N." against the ...



Legendary songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at 82

Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist Leonard Cohen passed away on Thursday Nov. 10. "I was writing novels, putting books of poems together", Cohen reminisced in a 1988 BBC interview filmed in his Hydra hilltop house. Cohen's latest album came out less than a month ago; reviewer Tom Moon wrote that You Want It Darker was a solemn album of elegies that "unfold with a slow, stately, church-ritual order; when you're moving toward this thick dark, every step is measured".