WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange’s Isolation Deepens – WSJ

Ecuador’s decision to pull the plug on Julian Assange’s internet connection has highlighted the isolation of WikiLeaks, the organization he founded to expose the inner workings of governments and other powerful institutions. Some former allies and observers say that after four years confined to the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, Mr. Assange is alienating former supporters […]

Ecuador Earthquake: State of Emergency Declared After at Least 272 Killed – NBC News

  The death toll from a powerful earthquake that shook Ecuador’s northwestern coast soared to 272 on Sunday, and hundreds more pepole were wounded, the office of the nation’s president said. Ecuador was in a state of emergency Sunday after the magnitude-7.8 earthquake flattened buildings and ravaged towns just before 7 p.m. (8 p.m. ET) […]