Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a WORLD Digital news reporter. He is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Kyle resides in Purcellville, Va. Follow him on Twitter @kylezim25.

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Celebrated Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford dies

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/09/20, 03:58 pm

Edward Charles “Whitey” Ford, who held the records for most starts, wins, and strikeouts in World Series history, died on Thursday. He was 91. Ford played with the New York Yankees for the entirety of his 16-year Major League Baseball career, winning six World Series in the 1950s and 1960s. He relied on a variety of curveballs, sliders, and change-ups to confuse hitters rather than overwhelm them with power. “If it takes 27 outs to win, who’s going to get them out more ways than Mr.

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Pelosi proposes changes to presidential removal process

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/09/20, 01:21 pm

WASHINGTON—Congress passed the 25th Amendment after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to ensure continuity of leadership. On Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced legislation to trigger the creation of a commission that, with the vice president’s approval, could remove the president if he cannot fulfill his duties. Pelosi said the commission would consist of former executive officials and medical experts.

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13 men charged in plot against Michigan governor

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/09/20, 03:22 am

Six men conspired to buy explosives and tactical gear, capture Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, and try her for “treason,” according to a Thursday federal criminal complaint. They first considered rounding up about 200 men to storm the capitol building in Lansing before settling on a plot focused on Whitmer’s vacation home.

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