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  • Assange Arrested: The Latest: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged by the U.S. for conspiring to hack a computer. Assange allegedly had agreed to help Chelsea Manning break into a government computer by cracking the password, in order to obtain classified documents back in 2010. A disheveled Assange looked almost unrecognizable as he was carried out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London on a warrant executed on behalf of the U.S. Take a look.

  • Assange Arrested: Ecuador’s Take: Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno says Assange was still playing an active role in WikiLeaks while at the embassy. He says the country’s patience “has reached its limit” when it comes to Assange’s behavior, which he calls “discourteous and aggressive” and which, according to a government official, included smearing feces on the walls. ABC News.

  • Avenatti Indicted Again: Attorney Michael Avenatti has been slapped with additional federal charges. Stormy Daniels’ former lawyer is accused of embezzling $12 million from clients, including a paraplegic man, in order to pay for a private jet, his coffee business and personal expenses. The new indictment comes after Avenatti had already been charged for allegedly trying to extort Nike. USA Today.

  • Benedict Breaks Silence: The former Pope Benedict, who abdicated in 2013, has released a letter in which he blames the church’s sex abuse crisis on the sexual revolution of the 1960s, liberal theology and the lack of God in public discourse. Benedict had vowed to stay silent during the tenure of Pope Francis, and many theologians believe this undercuts Francis’ standing with conservative Catholics. NY Times.

  • India Elections: The world's largest democracy has begun phase one of the world's largest election. Millions of voters across India went to the polls in an election largely seen as a referendum on PM Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party. The Hindu.

  • Business Roundup: Disney: Disney unveiled its highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+, at an investor event in Burbank. The Netflix competitor will be home to all the company’s franchises, from Marvel to Star Wars to Pixar to Nat Geo. It’s launching Nov. 12 and will cost $6.99 a month in the U.S. Variety.

  • Business Roundup: Uber: Uber has filed the paperwork for its IPO, which aims to value the ride-hailing company as high as $100 billion. At that price, it’d be the largest IPO in since Alibaba’s public offering in 2014. Despite the sky-high valuation, Uber lost nearly $2 billion last year. Cheddar.

  • Business Roundup: Olsen Twins: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s clothing line “Elizabeth and James” is coming exclusively to Kohl’s. The brand said it aims to make fashion “sophisticated and modern” and accessible to the masses. Teen Vouge.

  • Moon Landing Fail: An Israeli spacecraft crashed while attempting to land on the moon. Had the mission been successful, the $100 million spacecraft would have been the first privately funded lunar landing. Before the crash, the camera on the Beresheet captured a “selfie” 14 miles above the lunar surface. See pic.

  • Spotted: Actor Jussie Smollett laughing, carrying an armful of towels, while on vacation in Hawaii. See it.

  • ’Thrones’ Preview: It’s finally here. The first episode of the final season of Game of Thrones will air Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on HBO. Here’s a look at “10 of the Most Likely Game of Thrones Season 8 Fan Theories”: Read it.

  • Heard vs. Depp: Amber Heard claims Johnny Depp hit her, ripped out her hair and choked her. The accusations come in a court filing responding to Depp’s multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit against Heard. Depp has called allegations of domestic violence a “hoax.” Page Six.

  • Poop Patrol: A Long Island, New York apartment complex is going the extra mile to catch offenders who leave their dogs’ poop behind -- by using DNA. Residents of the complex must provide a DNA sample from their pooch- which can then be used against them if it matches the DNA of poop that hasn’t been scooped. Those guilty face fines and possible eviction. Newsday.

Cheddar's Hena Doba gets into the latest.

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