Assange Lawyer Says Trump Offered Indirect Offer of Pardon

A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her client was indirectly offered a “win-win” deal by President Donald Trump that would see him avoid extradition to the U.S. if he revealed the source of a leak of documents from the Democratic Party before the 2016 election.

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National Security Surveillance Nabs More Than Spies

The case against Nassif Sami Daher and Kamel Mohammad Rammal, two Michigan men accused of food stamp fraud, hardly seemed exceptional. But the tool that agents used to investigate them was extraordinary: a secretive surveillance process intended to identify potential spies and terrorists.

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US Spying

Andre Chartrand, a former vice president of engineering, claims Solarflare Communications illegally fired and defamed him to retaliate for his refusal to participate with the government in “illegal international espionage” involving embedding “spy software for transmission to Chinese customers,” in San Diego Superior Court.

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