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FBI: Kidnapping plot also targeted Virginia governor

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/13/20, 05:12 pm

People from four or five states attended a June meeting in Ohio to consider ways to overthrow state governments, FBI agent Richard Trask told a Michigan court on Tuesday. He said the alleged conspirators, including at least two of the men arrested last week for a purported plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, also discussed targeting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. The suspects were frustrated with coronavirus lockdowns.

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D.C. church wins right to gather

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/12/20, 04:58 pm

Members of Capitol Hill Baptist Church on Friday won the right to worship outdoors together, at least for now. Rain canceled their plans for Sunday, but the church said it plans to gather its congregants in the city the next weekend.

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Pandemic finals a bust for NBA

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/12/20, 04:23 pm

Nielsen ratings showed Monday that just more than half as many people tuned in to Sunday night’s NBA championship game as last year’s. After the pandemic hit, the league scrambled to put together a delayed season with players and staff quarantining at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

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