Swedish appeals court to rule on Assange detention Friday

September 12, 2016 2:40 PM

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STOCKHOLM – A Swedish appeals court says it will make a ruling Friday on whether to rescind the detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Assange, who sought shelter at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London four years ago, is wanted by Swedish prosecutors in a rape investigation that stems from his visit to the country in 2010.

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