Swedish court refuses to revoke Julian Assange's arrest warrant

November 20, 2014 8:34 PM

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Swedish court refuses to revoke Julian Assange's arrest warrant

(CNN) -- A Swedish appeals court on Thursday denied WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's latest request to dismiss an arrest warrant for alleged rape and molestation -- cases that he says are false and politically motivated.

Assange, 43, has been living in London's Ecuadorian Embassy for more than two years to avoid extradition to Sweden, where prosecutors want to question him about 2010 allegations that he raped one woman and sexually molested another.

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