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"It is four twenty nine at KCRW all things considered coming up in just a couple of minutes on the show. The White House is examining ways to pay for construction of a border wall will not require a vote of congress budget veterans say they believe there's a way to do it. You're going to hear what they have to say why they believe the constitution is going to help and coming up in state and local news at four thirty two. How federal officials in L A say they've made a dent in the Mexican mafia and governor Newsome says he has to go after cities like Huntington beach after these headlines coming up from NPR stay with us right here at KCRW. Live from NPR news in Culver City, California. I'm Dwayne Brown. A former US air force counter intelligence officers charged with spying for Iran. As NPR's Ryan, Lucas tells us the Justice department announced the indictment today against Monaco wit wit has been charged with providing classified information to Iran. The twenty seven page indictment alleges that she gave Iranian authorities. The codename and classified mission of a US defense department special access program. She also allegedly helped Iranian spy services target her former colleagues in the US intelligence community with defected to Iran in two thousand thirteen and is currently at large American officials say her motives appear to be ideological for Iranian nationals allegedly working on behalf of the Iranian revolutionary. Guard corps were named in the same indictment. They faced several charges including hacking and identity theft targeting wits. Former workers Ryan, Lucas NPR news, Washington. Although President Trump says he's. Is not happy with the compromise Bill to fund border security and prevent another government shutdown. He ended today he's not prepared to veto the measure, which would pay for only about a quarter of the border wall. Trump originally demanded we're going to take a look at it when it comes. I don't want to see a shutdown shutdown would be a terrible thing. I think a point was made with the lash down people realized how bad the border is how unsafe the border is. And I think a lot of good points were made. But I don't want to see another one. There's no reason for it. Disputes over the wall led to a thirty five day partial government shutdown and a continued drop in the president's public approval rating, some Republicans have discouraged Trump from invoking. His emergency powers for fear of setting up a showdown in federal court. Congress faces a Friday night deadline to get the funding approved to avoid another shutdown. Stocks finished modestly higher on Wall Street, led by shares banks tech and energy companies today, the Dow was up one hundred seventeen points half. A percent. This is NPR, and this is KCRW on Larry Pearl infra Steve take us on a Wednesday, February thirteenth very good afternoon to you. Here's what's happening at four thirty two. Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles say they have dealt a blow to two local gangs with ties to the Mexican mafia. The US attorney's office has announced a string of rest and indictments today charging dozens of suspected members with racketeering and drug and gun violations. These charges involve alleged members of the Florencia thirteen and violent boys gangs indictments against the violent boys, say its members exerted control over their San Fernando Valley territory by killing rivals trafficking in drugs and guns and extorting money from other dealers. Prosecutors announced the arrest of more than two dozen violent members today. Others are already in custody. The indictments against Florencia thirteen say its members also traffic in drugs committed attempted murder of a rival gang member and tried to smuggle drugs into California's prisons from their base in south LA in his state of the state address this week governor Gavin Newsom elaborated on why. California is suing the coastal city of Huntington beach over affordable housing Newsome says the state's affordable housing crisis is dire so much. So that Sacramento must go after local governments that fail to meet the obligations. They've committed to it's not."