UK's top court backs extradition of WikiLeaks boss

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange delivers a statement to the media outside the High Court, London, after his release on bail, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. (Lefteris Pitarakis)

May 30, 2012 8:04:16 AM PDT
Britain's Supreme Court has endorsed the extradition of WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange to Sweden, bringing the secret-spilling Internet activist a big step closer to prosecution in a Scandinavian court.