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Julian Assange agrees to plea deal, expected to return to Australia

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will plead guilty to a felony charge under the Espionage Act in a deal with the U.S. Justice Department. Under the plea deal, Assange will avoid imprisonment in the U.S. and will be allowed to go free after spending five years in a British prison.