Ecuador 'examining' Assange's asylum request

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange walked into Ecuador's embassy in London on Tuesday and applied for political asylum, in a sensational bid to avoid extradition to Sweden over alleged sex crimes. In Quito, Ecuador's foreign ministry said it was examining the request by the famed former computer hacker, who last week exhausted all his legal options in Britain to fight extradition. Duration: 00:44

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