Laura Sisk survived a close encounter with a man suspected of murdering his family before going on a shooting spree in Santa Monica, California on Friday. She describes the harrowing ordeal to Anderson Cooper in an exclusive interview.
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, knows something about secrets and what happens when they're exposed.
He has some advice for Edward Snowden, who recently leaked information about the extent of U.S. electronic surveillance programs.
"I would strongly advise him to go to Latin America," Assange told CNN's AC360 Monday night. "Latin America has shown in the past 10 years that it is really pushing forward in human rights. There's a long tradition of asylum."
Assange spoke from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been holed up for almost a year.
Ecuador's government granted him asylum in August, but British authorities have said they will arrest him if he leaves the premises
Miguel Marquez reports on what Edward Snowden did before flying to Hong Kong, and what's left of his life in Hawaii. The 29 year old fled the U.S. and leaked top secret information about the government's phone and Internet surveillance programs.
CNN Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin says Edward Snowden didn't have the right to expose government surveillance programs. Snowden, a 29-year-old computer technician for a U.S. defense contractor, released top secret information about programs that collect phone and Internet data.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks out tonight on AC360 about the Obama administration’s surveillance programs. Assange calls Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old who says he leaked documents on the programs, a “heroic young man.”
Assange blasts the White House telling Anderson “you can’t trust any sort of statement” made by them on the controversial tracking of telephone calls and online activity. He argues there’s no validity to a secret “worldwide surveillance” program and says it’s time to stop the collection of information.
Assange talked to Anderson from the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he fled about a year ago to avoid extradition to Sweden where he’s wanted for questioning over rape and sexual assault allegations. Assange has denied the accusations and fears Sweden will transfer him to the United States to face charges over his WikiLeaks website.
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