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Julian Assange, the Australian programmer, created Wikileaks under the guise of a safe space for whistleblowers who feared death or imprisonment to share information. But it quickly became a political tool to be aimed at specific targets.

Whether or not Assange sold his website's services to the highest bidder is still unclear. But his one-time hero status definitely saw a revision as Wikileaks' political machinations were exposed.

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Brittany Velasquez, 20, is facing two counts of murder after her 2-year-old son and 10-month-old daughter were found dead in a car outside the family's Arizona home on Monday night, according to ABC News 15. 

Police from the Pinal County Sheriff's Office were called to the house around 11:15 pm. Both children were strapped in their car seats when detectives arrived.

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[DIGEST: The Guardian, New York Times]

Six reporters were arrested and charged with felonies while covering the violent protests that took place in Washington, D.C. during Donald Trump’s inauguration. They face up to ten years in prison and a $25,000 fine if convicted.

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[Digest: CNN; NBC News; NYTimes]

A grand jury in Texas has decided not to issue any indictments for the death of Sandra Bland.  Bland, a 28-year-old African-American woman was taken into police custody after a routine traffic stop. She was found dead in her jail cell three days after her arrest.

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[Digest: Bloomberg; Daily News; Reuters]

Widely despised pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who earned his notoriety by artificially inflating the price of a life-saving AIDS medication by 5,000%, was arrested at his home in Manhattan on Thursday.

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