New this week: Shania, 'Princess Power' and Pamela Anderson
This week’s new entertainment releases include a fresh album from Shania Twain, the megahit film “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” lands on Disney+ and a new PBS “Frontline” documentary delves into Russian President Vladimir Putin’s interaction with the last five U.S. presidents.
UK judge to rule on US extradition for WikiLeaks' Assange
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will find out Monday Jan. 4, 2021, whether he can be extradited from the U.K. to the U.S. to face espionage charges over the publication of secret American military documents. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)LONDON – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will find out Monday whether he can be extradited from the U.K. to the U.S. to face espionage charges over the publication of secret American military documents. U.S. prosecutors indicted the 49-year-old Assange on 17 espionage charges and one charge of computer misuse that carry a maximum sentence of 175 years in prison. His legal team argued that Assange would, if extradited, likely face solitary confinement that would put him at a heightened risk of suicide. Assange and his legal team will be hoping that developments in the U.S. bring an end to his ordeal if the judge grants the U.S. extradition request.
Pamela Anderson Says Ex-Boyfriend 'Crushed' Her Hands
Pamela Anderson has released a video she says is evidence that her ex-boyfriend physically abused her. The video shows Anderson getting her right hand carefully bandaged. Anderson said she initially hid the injury, telling her doctor it was arthritis to avoid revealing what really happened. "He threatened to break my legs last week," Anderson wrote in the post, adding that he said he ultimately didn't because "'I don't hit women. RELATED STORIESPamela Anderson, 49, Sizzles in New Lingerie CampaignPamela Anderson Strips For Playboy's Last Ever Nude IssueIs Pamela Anderson's 'Countess' Title a Fake?