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* Julian Assange ordered extradited from the U.K. to Sweden to stand trial on sex crime charges.

* Rolling Stone has the buzziest story of the day: “The U.S. Army illegally ordered a team of soldiers specializing in ‘psychological operations’ to manipulate visiting American senators into providing more troops and funding for the war.”

* The Wisconsin General Assembly reaches a deal to vote on the union right’s bill.

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