NPR, Joe Biden, Npr News discussed on 1A

KPCC
| KPCC

Automatic TRANSCRIPT

Who's who had to clean up the insurrections mass. We're making time for them and you comment on our Facebook page or tweet us at one egg. Live from NPR news. I'm Jack Spear. The nation's capital remains on high alert amid potential threats of violence ahead of the inauguration. NPR's Windsor Johnson reports securities at unprecedented levels from the deadly insurrection of the U. S capitol by pro Trump loyalist nearly two weeks ago. Federal authorities continue to tighten security in and around the nation's capital, expanding road closures and restricting traffic in the downtown area. The FBI continues to that members of the National Guard amid fears of potential violence ahead of the inauguration. Up to 25,000 troops are expected to be stationed throughout the city, including the areas around the U. S Capitol building by Wednesday. MPR's Windsor Johnston, FBI officials now say there hunting for a woman who they believe may have taken a laptop from the office of Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the siege of the capital, the FBI an arrest warrant charging the woman identified his Riley June Williams with illegally entering the U. S capitol and disorderly conduct. FBI officials said. Caller claiming to be a former romantic partner of Williams said friends showed him a video for taking the laptop drive from Pelosi's. Learned his prime Mir says he is deeply concerned by reports that President Biden plans to block the Keystone XL pipeline. NPR's Jeff Brady reports. Premier Jason Kinney says the Canadian province may pursue legal action. Alberta government invested a billion and a half dollars in the pipeline last year and agreed to six billion in loan guarantees this year. The pipeline is important to the province because it would transport oil sands crude down to the Gulf Coast. Where could be sold on the world market for higher prices, But that crude has a bigger carbon footprint than just about any other kind of oil. It requires more processing. Joe Biden will enter office with an ambitious climate plan, and he's vowed to block the pipeline. Premier Kenny says in a statement that Alberta will quote use all legal avenues available to protect its interest in the project. Jeff Brady. NPR NEWS president, Trump has issued an executive order move ahead with plans to establish a national guard of American heroes. Here's NPR's Barbara Sprung President. Trump's Order builds on another executive order he signed in July. Laying out a vision for a garden to depict quote historically significant Americans with the target date for public access of 2026. It does not list a location for the park. His vision includes memorialize ng 244 Americans as statues in the Garden. The list is wide ranging. It features politicians, musicians, artists, astronauts, movie stars, philosophers, athletes and other historical figures. It includes Walt Disney, Whitney Houston, Frederick Douglass, Ronald Reagan and Christopher Columbus. But with less than two days left in Trump's terms, it's highly unlikely the garden will be realized by him or by President elect Biden. Ever spread. NPR NEWS. This is NPR and from KPCC News. I'm Nick Roman. With the stories we're covering at 704, the LAPD says South Los Angeles is seeing its biggest spike in shootings and homicides in more than 10 years. KBC sees Libby tank men spoke with gang intervention workers or trying to stop the violence. The LAPD blames worsening gang conflicts and more guns on the street for fueling the uptick and shootings. Reynaldo Reeser is executive director of Reclaiming America's communities through Empowerment, he says typical strategies to defuse tensions like face to face peace talks. Youth sports programs and prayer vigils are impossible during the pandemic. Talking about Gang members and how to create peace and a lot of guys don't know how to use Zoom and you know, technology, City Council member Marquis Harris Dawson says. No one solution will turn things around. We're trying to get the community engaged so that folks can look out for when their disputes and look out for potential problems before they happen. That may mean working with the LAPD community based gang intervention specialists or faith leaders. And most of all neighbors helping neighbors. I'm Libby. Dank Hman L. A county will open five new Corona virus vaccination sites tomorrow, but they'll only give shots to healthcare workers. For now, the county says it has to finish that group first, before you can move to vaccinate Californians, 65 or older. Some counties have expanded vaccinations to that group. Orange County says it will close its large vaccination side of Disneyland tomorrow. But just for one day, the strong Santa Ana winds in the forecast are forcing this shut down..

Coming up next