Rape charges dropped against WikiLeaks founder
Swedish authorities have dropped a rape investigation of Julian Assange, but British police say the WikiLeaks founder still faces arrest if he leaves Ecuador's London embassy.
The Metropolitan Police force says there's still an arrest warrant for Assange after he jumped bail in 2012.
But it says he's now wanted for a ``much less serious'' offence than the original sex crimes allegations.
Assange has been hiding out in the Ecuadorian embassy, fearing that if extradited to Sweden he'll eventually be sent to the U-S.
The Swedish Prosecution Authority says the rape investigation could be reopened if Assange returns to Sweden before the statute of limitations ends in 2020.
Akil Thomas, Andrew Bruder and Justin MacPherson were all listed Monday by NHL Central Scouting in their final draft rankings. Among North American skaters for the June NHL draft in Dallas, Thomas was number 15, with Bruder at 114 and MacPherson ranked 201st.
The IceDogs successful 2017-2018 season came to an end in Hamilton in a 4-2 road loss Thursday night. Team Captain and 5 year Niagara forward Johnny Corneil scored the goal that started a late IceDogs comeback in the third.
The IceDogs had their way with visiting Hamilton for 40 minutes Wednesday night but couldn't hold a one goal lead, falling 4-2 in game four on home ice. It was Hamilton's first regulation win against the IceDogs in 10 tries this season.