Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Prosecutors in Sweden said they would drop their investigation into the WikiLeaks founder, who sought refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London.
1:04 | 05/19/17

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Transcript for Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation
assange. After seven years Sweden is dropping an investigation against him. The crowd is growing outside the embassy where he has been staying for a long time and Terry Moran in London with the story. Good morning. This is a moment of triumph for Julian assange. The founder of wikileaks and a key player in Donald Trump's victory last November because wikileaks published those democratic national committee e-mails that played such a creigh role. For five years he's been holed up in this. A fugitive from a rape prosecutor in Sweden and that stunning announcement saying it was over, halted for a lack of progress. He could still face arrest here in London on the far less here's charge of jumping bail and could be extradited. His lawyer saying he is seeking asylum in France if he can get out of here. We'll watch. Terry Moran, thanks. Amy has the other top stories.

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