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Court OKs Extradition|for Julian Assange

A court in London ruled today that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden for questioning about sex charges, wire services are reporting.

Assange, who is expected to appeal to England's highest court, claims the sex with women was consensual, and that the charges were trumped up for political reasons, to punish him for Wikileaks' release of thousands of government documents that embarrassed the United States and its allies.

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