Assange says he did not encourage leak of secrets

WASHINGTON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange once again said he has done nothing wrong in releasing secret US documents, noting he never asked anyone to take the classified material.
Assange, in an interview with CBS' 60 Minutes scheduled to air Sunday, denied encouraging anyone to leak the secret US military and diplomatic material.
Assange's latest comments come in response to a US criminal investigation into how WikiLeaks obtained the documents. Assange has called that investigation harassment.