Gov. Whitmer kidnap plot: How the FBI spent months tracking down the case
DETROIT — They planned and schemed for months — 13 domestic terrorists hell-bent on terrorizing politicians and police, authorities said.Among their missions was to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer from her vacation home, blow up a bridge, storm the state Capitol and target police, court records show.But the plots were foiled as the FBI was on their track, with the help of social media, paid informants and undercover agents who embedded themselves in the groups and secretly recorded what they saw and heard.On Thursday, seven members of the so-called Wolverine Watchmen militia group were c...
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Hurricane Teddy keeps strengthening, on track to Bermuda. Two depressions may also form
MIAMI — A strengthened Hurricane Sally made landfall in Alabama early Wednesday, battering the area with heavy rain and winds over 100 mph. Trouble may also be coming for Bermuda, which is forecast to be in the path of a powerful Hurricane Teddy early next week.Hurricanes Sally and Teddy aren’t the only systems on the National Hurricane Center’s radar. A strengthening Hurricane Paulette is still roaming around the Atlantic. So is Tropical Storm Vicky. Forecasters are also monitoring three disturbances, two of which are forecast to turn into tropical depressions later this week.Here’s what to k...
Giants win fifth straight, Yastrzemski makes sensational catch to aid Anderson's complete game
For the San Francisco Giants’ rebuild to be successful, the organization needs the homegrown talent within a promising farm system to form a dynamic future core.For the Giants’ rebuilding process to be expedited, president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi must also surround the organization’s highly touted prospects with complimentary pieces who can turn the Giants into a sustainable winner sooner rather than later.With a 5-1 series-clinching victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday at Oracle Park, the Giants extended their win streak to five games on the shoulders of a few under-t...
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