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'US militia prepared for war against government'

DETROIT - Seven members of aMidwestern militia group accused of plotting to kill police werepreparing for war against the US government, prosecutors toldjurors Monday at the start of a federal trial in Detroit.

Prosecutors laid out an array of weapons including assaultrifles, military style helmets and bullet-resistant vests seizedin the investigation and played video and audio recordings forjurors in their opening statement.

"David Stone Sr. wanted a war," Assistant US AttorneyChristopher Graveline said of the group's leader, who is ontrial with three members of his family and three others.

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