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Breaking: Julian Assange gets Asylum in Ecuador

Ecuador just announced to give Wikileaks founder diplomatic asylum.

Aug 16 2012, 7:47am CDT | by

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Breaking: Julian Assange gets Asylum in Ecuador

The Wikileaks founder gets asylum from Ecuador. The South American country just made the announcement. The UK has pressured Ecuador to hand over Assange. It is still not clear if the asylum will work out. The UK could still intercept Assange when he leaves the Embassy on the way to Ecuador.

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Outing the Death-Drug Distributors

Source: Miller-McCune

The smartest thing that double-murderer Joseph Woods ever did was to ask for some basic information. Last Wednesday in Arizona, Woods was set to receive a lethal-injection cocktail of dubious provenance after a lower court denied the prisoner’s request for details about the chemicals, and about the “qualifications of his execution team.” These requests are far from utopian, and Saturday’s 2-1 decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals sensibly reversed the lower court’s decision. Judge Sidney ...
Source: Miller-McCune   Full article at: Miller-McCune Jul 23 2014, 12:00pm CDT
 


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Assange Still Stuck In Embassy After Swedish Court Ruling

Source: WSB Radio

The court upheld a detention order for the WikiLeaks founder, meaning he will be arrested and extradited if he ever leaves Ecuador's ...
Source: WSB Radio   Full article at: WSB Radio Jul 16 2014, 11:35pm CDT
 

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Whoa! Pamela Anderson's Divorce Has Her Penning Long, Bizarre Poetry!

Source: PerezHilton

Should we be concerned? Divorce is never easy, but it seems that Pamela Anderson is having an extra tough time with her second divorce from Rick Salomon. How can we tell?? Well, just a week after filing for divorce on July 3rd, Pamela posted a lengthy and emotional poem on her Facebook explaining just how she feels about heartache. Among the peculiar statements, Pamela wrote: "I love being in love-- but expectations, make it impossible to be ...
Source: PerezHilton   Full article at: PerezHilton Jul 11 2014, 1:40pm CDT
 

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Climatic correctness

Source: Spectator Magazine

It is only a matter of time before Nigel Lawson — if he is allowed on the BBC at all — has to have his words spoken by an actor in the manner of Gerry Adams at the height of the IRA’s bombing campaign during the 1980s. In the case of Mr Adams, whose voice was banned from the airwaves by the government, the BBC stood up for free speech. But it is quite a different story with Lord Lawson. The BBC has effectively banned the former ...
Source: Spectator Magazine   Full article at: Spectator Magazine Jul 9 2014, 10:00pm CDT
 

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24, episode 9: Jack Bauer is the world's worst bellhop

Source: SBNation

Monday night's episode of 24 featured a handcuffed terrorist thrown to her death, inappropriately cheerful extras, and a man wearing a bike bag over a business suit. Let's relive the magic through GIFs. 1. Jack Bauer will take / your baggage for you // and what is your baggage / well guess what it's you This is my favorite bit from the Wikipedia entry for "bellhop": Today's bellhop must be quick-witted, good with people, and outgoing. Yes, well, J ...
Source: SBNation   Full article at: SBNation Jun 24 2014, 1:03pm CDT
 

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Ecuador Seeks to Control Opposition Media by Designating Press a 'Public Service'

Source: Big Government

As Wikileaks' Julian Assange marks a second year living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London decrying the alleged suppression of free press in the Anglo West, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa plots even more potent initiatives to silence opposition media in his country. Correa, who has already faced criticisms for silencing members of the press that choose to criticize his socialist government, proposed a constitutional amendment this week that would make the media a "p ...
Source: Big Government   Full article at: Big Government Jun 21 2014, 10:17am CDT
 

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A 14-Year-Old Girl Directed This Spectacular Vitamin Ad [THE BRIEF]

Source: Business Insider

SmartyPants Vitamins left the fate of their latest ad campaign in the hands of a 14-year-old girl. And the results were spectacular. Lily Eilana Walsh, the director of the ad, was hired by the production company Adolescent, which represents directors between the ages of 13-25, reports Adweek.     E-cigarette companies defended their rights to advertise at a hearing on Wednesday, Time reports. The hearing was held to address concerns that e-cigarette companies are creating ma ...
Source: Business Insider   Full article at: Business Insider Jun 19 2014, 8:30am CDT
 

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Assange makes fresh bid for FREEDOM from Scotland Yard's 'physical encirclement'

Source: The Register

Sun only shines on Ecuadorian TV for the WikiLeaks One Julian Assange™ is attempting to break out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been enca ...
Source: The Register   Full article at: The Register Jun 18 2014, 10:56am CDT
 

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Amal Alamuddin attends Angelina Jolie’s conference but didn’t sit with the cool kids

Source: Celebitchy.com

Well well well. Amal Alamuddin got photographed in London today. Guess where she was? The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict. The event co-hosted by UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and Angelina Jolie. And herein lies one of the big reasons that George Clooney finally chose someone “at his level” (how patronizing): George hasn’t dated any women in the past 15 years that would have ever ...
Source: Celebitchy.com   Full article at: Celebitchy.com Jun 12 2014, 10:39am CDT
 

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Disney Signed ‘Twilight’ Director Bill Condon for Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Source: Latino Review

With the success of “Maleficent” and the upcoming “Cinderella,” Disney is lining up to adapt more of its animated films into live-action ones.Director Bill Condon has signed on for the live-action version of “Beauty and the Beast.”Condon had significant success with both movies of “The Twilight Saga: Break Dawn.” His recently helmed the indie feature “The Fifth Estate” last year about Julian Assange.If this ...
Source: Latino Review  Full article at: Latino Review Jun 4 2014, 8:25pm CDT
 

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Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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