I received an MSNBC news alert at 6:30 PM EST. I’m waiting for The Guardian website to post something.
The charges have been filed in federal court under seal in Alexandria, VA. Hong Kong and the U.S. have been working on the joint extradition process and it is expected Hong Kong authorities will arrest Edward. (Sigh.)
Reasons why Edward’s choice of Hong Kong may have been a good one:
The Guardian reports:
A must see (Glenn Greenwald by phone on CNN):