Ecuador: Enough UK guar­an­tees for As­sange to leave em­bassy

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QUITO, Ecuador – Ecuador’s pres­i­dent has ramped up pres­sure on Ju­lian As­sange to leave his coun­try’s em­bassy in Lon­don, say­ing that Bri­tain had pro­vided suf­fi­cient guar­an­tees that the Wik­iLeaks founder won’t be ex­tra­dited to face the death penalty.

Lenin Moreno’s com­ments in a ra­dio in­ter­view Thurs­day sug­gest that months of quiet diplo­macy be­tween the U.K. and Ecuador to re­solve As­sange’s sit­u­a­tion are bear­ing fruit.

An Ul­tra-Ortho­dox Jewish fam­ily in Jerusalem lights can­dles for Hanukkah on Wed­nes­day night.

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