RT America -- November 21, 2014

Julian Assange has lost his latest appeal to dissmiss a Swedish arrest warrant against him. The WikiLeaks founder is wanted for questioning over sex crimes allegations, but the government transparency advocate states that the charges against him are mere political persecution. RT’s Laura Smith is in London with the details.

So upset about their state’s inability to address climate change, a number of southern Florida residents and politicians are ready to secede and create the US’ 51st state. Just the latest in a string of worldwide secessionist pushes, what makes this case difference is the never before used rationale for the action. RT’s Ameera David, Ben Swann, Lindsay France and Anastasia Churkina have the details.