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  • The founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange, top center, addresses the media outside the High Court in London, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. A British judge released Julian Assange on bail Thursday, freeing the WikiLeaks founder to work on his secret-spilling website from a mansion in eastern England. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    WikiLeaks founder released from British custody

    The once-elusive Julian Assange was freed on bail Thursday, releasing the WikiLeaks founder to continue his work as Sweden pushes its case for extradition and the United States considers its own criminal charges over his website's release of secret information.


  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holds up a court document for the media after he was released on bail, outside the High Court in London, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. Mr. Assange has been released on bail following a week of legal drama over his extradition. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    WikiLeaks' Assange freed from jail on bail

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was freed on bail Thursday, allowing Mr. Assange to continue his work as Sweden pushes its case for extradition and the United States considers its own criminal charges over his website's release of secret information.


  • Boston bidders fear late Liverpool deal blocker

    As the bitter fight over Liverpool prepared to resume in a Texas court, Boston Red Sox owner John Henry vowed Friday to fight a "last desperate attempt" by the owners to hang onto the Premier League club and block his takeover.


  • Liverpool's soccer club chairman Martin Broughton, right, John Henry, 2nd right, the US financier who heads New England Sports Ventures, owners of Boston's Baseball Club Boston Red Sox, and Liverpool's CEO Christian Purslow, 3rd right, face the media in central London, Friday, Oct. 15, 2010. Liverpool was sold to the owners of the Boston Red Sox on Friday after a bitter trans-Atlantic court fight over the storied English club with the previous American owners. The 300 million pound ($476 million) deal with New England Sports Ventures ends the turbulent three-year ownership by Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jr. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Liverpool ownership tussle returns to UK court

    Liverpool's ownership battle returned to the High Court on Thursday, with lawyers questioning the validity of an injunction granted a day earlier by a Texas judge blocking the club's sale to the owners of the Boston Red Sox.


  • Liverpool's soccer club chairman Martin Broughton, right, John Henry, 2nd right, the US financier who heads New England Sports Ventures, owners of Boston's Baseball Club Boston Red Sox, and Liverpool's CEO Christian Purslow, 3rd right, face the media in central London, Friday, Oct. 15, 2010. Liverpool was sold to the owners of the Boston Red Sox on Friday after a bitter trans-Atlantic court fight over the storied English club with the previous American owners. The 300 million pound ($476 million) deal with New England Sports Ventures ends the turbulent three-year ownership by Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jr. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Liverpool sale to Red Sox winds through courts

    The bitter fight over control of the Liverpool soccer team was dragged through dueling court hearings Thursday on opposite sides of the Atlantic, with a British judge ruling to let the sale proceed to the owners of the Boston Red Sox.


  • Liverpool's soccer club chairman Martin Broughton, right, John Henry, 2nd right, the US financier who heads New England Sports Ventures, owners of Boston's Baseball Club Boston Red Sox, and Liverpool's CEO Christian Purslow, 3rd right, face the media in central London, Friday, Oct. 15, 2010. Liverpool was sold to the owners of the Boston Red Sox on Friday after a bitter trans-Atlantic court fight over the storied English club with the previous American owners. The 300 million pound ($476 million) deal with New England Sports Ventures ends the turbulent three-year ownership by Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jr. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Court rules against owners in Liverpool fight

    A British judge granted an injunction Thursday against the Liverpool owners that could clear the way for the club's sale to the parent company of the Boston Red Sox, and a Texas judge scheduled a Friday hearing on a request to lift his order blocking the purchase.


  • Liverpool's soccer club chairman Martin Broughton, right, John Henry, 2nd right, the US financier who heads New England Sports Ventures, owners of Boston's Baseball Club Boston Red Sox, and Liverpool's CEO Christian Purslow, 3rd right, face the media in central London, Friday, Oct. 15, 2010. Liverpool was sold to the owners of the Boston Red Sox on Friday after a bitter trans-Atlantic court fight over the storied English club with the previous American owners. The 300 million pound ($476 million) deal with New England Sports Ventures ends the turbulent three-year ownership by Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jr. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Judge rules against owners in Liverpool dispute

    A British judge ruled against Liverpool's American owners Wednesday, clearing the way for the sale of the debt-ridden Premier League club after a bitter boardroom battle.


  • Judge to rule Wednesday on Liverpool sale battle

    The future of Liverpool hinges on a ruling by a British judge after a High Court hearing Tuesday that exposed the sharp divisions over the proposed sale of the Premier League club to the parent company of the Boston Red Sox.


  • Liverpool's soccer club chairman Martin Broughton, right, John Henry, 2nd right, the US financier who heads New England Sports Ventures, owners of Boston's Baseball Club Boston Red Sox, and Liverpool's CEO Christian Purslow, 3rd right, face the media in central London, Friday, Oct. 15, 2010. Liverpool was sold to the owners of the Boston Red Sox on Friday after a bitter trans-Atlantic court fight over the storied English club with the previous American owners. The 300 million pound ($476 million) deal with New England Sports Ventures ends the turbulent three-year ownership by Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jr. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Judge to rule Thursday on Liverpool sale battle

    The future of Liverpool hinges on a ruling by a British judge after a High Court hearing Tuesday that exposed the sharp divisions over the proposed sale of the Premier League club to the parent company of the Boston Red Sox.


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