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Man rams car into 2 Capitol police
"Today. The capital had to briefly. Go back on lockdown following and tragically fatal attack on the capitol building with a vehicle ramming into a barricade striking to officers Both were injured. One later pronounced dead. the suspect. was apparently shot after getting out of the car with a knife and attempting to attack the police officers. Now we've been gradually getting some information since the morning Robert conti the acting chief for the metropolitan police department said the attack near the us capital today quote does not appear to be. Terrorism related does not appear to be terrorism related. But obviously we'll continue to investigate to see if there is some type of nexus along those lines just an amazing way to say that Throughout the day the fbi washington field office was providing support to the us. Capitol police the dc national guard deployed immediate response force made up of members of the national guard to the capitol complex today to support the capitol police and there are roughly twenty three hundred national guard members in dc supporting the local state and federal authorities in dc. So they had a pretty immediate response and they had a very quick Breakdown of the situation of the press. Obviously you learning some lessons or at least wanting to reassure us that they've learned some lessons since what happened in january but this is obviously incredibly serious not just because they tacked up because the capitol police officer Did lose their
Pelosi taps DC National Guard head to lead House security
"The commander of the Washington DC National Guard has been appointed to serve as the new sergeant at arms for the U. S. house of representatives Major General William Walker becomes the chief law enforcement officer of the house in the aftermath of the deadly attack on January sixth as commanding general of the district of Columbia National Guard Walker was closely involved with security that day as he dispatched troops to assist the capitol police and later testified he was sickened by the violence and destruction house speaker Nancy Pelosi is praised Walker and says his thirty nine years of military experience will be an important asset to the house as it works to improve safety he's the first African American sergeant at arms Jackie Quinn Washington
Washington DC National Guard member dead after medical emergency
"On assignment at the U. S. Capitol has died after a medical emergency. In a statement, the guard says the individual was not on duty at the time, and the incident is under investigation. Officials are still working to notify the service members next of kin about 5100 Guardsmen are still deployed to the capital after the January 6th attack on Congress. What happens if he
Washington DC National Guard Troops To Receive Ribbons for Protecting Nation's Capital
"Who have been protecting the capital will be getting decorated for their mission. The D. C National Guard plans to award at least one of two ribbons to all soldiers and airmen who supported the security mission before during and after the inauguration. Stars and Stripes reports, troops will be getting the District of Columbia National Guard presidential inauguration Support Ribbon and the District of Columbia Emergency Service Ribbon. The ribbons have stripes of red, white and blue and the inauguration ribbon includes three red stars like the one In DC's flag. More than 26,000 National Guard members were deployed ahead of the inauguration about 5000 remained in Washington as of
DC National Guard commander testifies on Capitol riot
"Even though security officials are now dealing with a new threat. They're still trying to piece together. What went wrong the last time. A national guard. Commander is the latest witness to testify about the january sixth capital riot major general william walker told lawmakers just a few days before the riot pentagon officials took away his authority to move troops without getting defense department approval. I then of course. The capital riot happened. General walker says before the writers even got into the building. He took a frantic call from the then leader of the capitol. Police stephen sund on that call. Sunday asked him for as many guardsmen as possible right away. So the general got his troops ready but apparently he says they couldn't do anything but watching wait for hours specifically he says it took three hours in one thousand nine minutes for the acting defense secretary to sign off and once he got approval it took guardsmen. Only minutes to show up one senior defense department official explained a little more. He said the reason. General walker's authority changed was in response to black lives. Matter protests last summer the guard. Crackdown on mostly peaceful protesters then and it was widely criticized so the pentagon did not want a repeat of that situation and they worried bringing in uniform troops might rile up the rioters even more now lawmakers on both sides of the. I'll say they're going to be reaching out to other defense department leaders hoping to learn more about
Washington D.C. National Guard chief says Pentagon took hours to send troops to Capitol
"Three hours and 19 minutes. That is how long it took for D. C. National Guard troops to receive authorization. To respond to a frantic call for help from the Capitol police during the January 6th attack on the U. S Capitol. Meanwhile, those guard troops were sitting just minutes away from the building under
Pentagon faces scrutiny over response to Washington DC Capitol riot
"Another development tonight related to the capital Riot, the commander of DC's National Guard is blaming the Pentagon for the guards. Slow response that afternoon. The Washington Post reports Major General William Walker was forbidden from Employing his own troops. Instead, he has to have had to ask the army secretary for approval, so his hands were tied when all hell broke loose, and the Capitol police chief was begging for help. Walker says he didn't get permission to deploy for an hour and 15 minutes. Walker and former Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy also briefed the House Appropriations Committee today.
FBI Vetting Guard Troops In Washingotn DC Amid Fears Of Insider Attack
"The fbi is vetting twenty. Five thousand national guard troops ahead of the inauguration for fears that there can be an insider threat that some of those troops might be the very people. We need to be wary of that is frightening each person. According to the dc national guard is going to be vetted repeatedly until they're put on the street with their protective assignment.
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"Stay close. Live from NPR news. I'm Laxmi saying the Department of Justice says charges air coming today against some pro Trump riders involved in yesterday's insurrection of the U. S. Capitol. Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen says more charges and arrest will be made in the coming days and weeks. He pledged to hold every person involved accountable. Meanwhile, calls are mounting among members of Congress to hold President Donald Trump accountable for inciting violence. Nation's capital remains under heightened security after Trump supporters ransacked the Capitol building for several hours, D c. Police say 68 people have been arrested. Officials, meanwhile, are still Sorting through the question of how this happened. Here's NPR's Greg Marie. The mob quickly and easily overpowered police when they stormed. The U. S Capitol in the final toll was substantial. Despite concerns in advance about violence, the D C National Guard was initially deployed in limited numbers. They were unarmed and their job was to help with traffic, not law enforcement. A full D C national guard has now been mobilized in the city will be under a public emergency order through Joe Biden's presidential inauguration on January. 20th Greg Marie NPR NEWS Washington The U. S. Capitol. Police says the employee who fatally shot a woman during yesterday siege is on administrative leave pending an investigation. In a statement, Police chief Steven Son Defenses agency. He outlined multiple incidents. Officers responded to that resulted in 13 arrests. The insurrection did not succeed in the wee hours of the morning. Congress ultimately affirm that Joe Biden would be the 46, president of the United States. Still other countries or Washington see how the United States long deemed a beacon of democracy around the world. Recovers from the events of January 6 a day that some members of Congress have said will go down in infamy. One of the U. S is closest allies. France is among those monitoring very closely. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports. See my fence. News channels in France have been broadcasting nonstop from Washington from last night's violence to vice President.
Woman dies after shooting in U.S. Capitol; Washington, D.C. National Guard activated after mob breaches building
"Russians continuing to swirl around how that mob of pro Trump supporters was able to breach security barriers of the U. S Capitol, forcing members of Congress to barricade themselves in their offices and in galleries. One woman was killed. Three died after medical emergencies and more than 50 people were arrested. Police say They also recovered two pipe bombs do the scene. As well as a long gun and Molotov cocktails found in a cooler just blocks away. Those suspected explosive devices were discovered at the Republican and Democratic National Committee headquarters. The news chief Justice correspondent Pierre Thomas, ABC chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl has more on President Trump's response to the violence calls to the White House press office. Go on answered. I've tried to call the chief of staff on answered. I've even tried to reach out directly to the president because none of those who speak on him our response on his behalf for responsive shortly after the capital was secure, Congress solidified Joe Biden's November win by ratifying the Electoral college vote count.
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"C s longest days continues tonight after pro Trump riders violently stormed the U. S Capital today. The House and Senate have resumed the electoral college certification process many lawmakers tonight or pointing the finger at President Trump among them. Utah Senator Mitt Romney. What happened here today was an insurrection. Decided by the president of the United States. Those who choose to continue to support is a dangerous gambit by objecting to the results of a legitimate democratic election. Will forever be seen. As being complicity. In an unprecedented attack against our democracy President Electro. Biden also denounced the violence today is not descent. Disorder. It's chaos. Borders on sedition. Three White House officials tonight have resigned, including a deputy press secretary and first lady Melania Trump's chief of staff. CBS News Special Report. I'm Steve Futterman 9 51 ON w T. O P President Trump rebuffed efforts to call in the National Guard and AIDS intervene for the sake of the country. Multiple sources tell ABC News While the president resisted efforts for quite some time to call in the National Guard during the afternoon chaos at the U. S Capitol We're not made the rather the guard the coat. The decision to call in the guard was not made until a few White House officials intervened for the sake of the country. Sources tell ABC News. The AIDS explained to the president if action was not taken, other protesters could mobilize across the country and the situation would only grow more dire. Sources say the president is fuming mad inside the White House, unclear what his next move or action should be. He's described by one strong source as stewing. DC's neighbors have sent National Guard troops and state police to the district to help after the mobs stormed the capital. Virginia's governor Ralph Northam, in Maryland Governor Larry Hogan have both directed state police to help in the District of Columbia and at the U. S. Capitol, along with National Guard troops after crowds broke into the U. S. Capitol Police from Montgomery County's special events response team are among some of the members. Local police agencies assisting as well. Hogan Republican whose father served in Congress during Watergate, called today's events at the Capitol. Ah, heinous and violent assault on the heart of our democracy. Hate Ryan. W. T O P News. Also tonight. We're learning that 1000 members of the New York National Guard will be deployed to D. C at the request of the U. S. National Guard Governor Andrew Cuomo is deploying the New York National Guard to D C to aid and facilitate peaceful transfer of power. That's according to Cuomo, in a statement, the troops will be deployed for up to two weeks. The Justice Department said today that about 3% of its email accounts could be compromised as part of a massive breach of federal government agencies that U. S officials have linked to Russia. No classified systems are believed to have been affected, according to a statement from Justice Department spokesman Mark Re Mondi. It did not identify to whom the potentially compromised email accounts may belong. It was not immediately clear whether the intrusion at justice And other agencies included access to data other than email because Microsoft's office.
Chaos at the Capitol
"Abc's and Joins us live from the capital and has just set the scene for us. Where are you what you see aaron. The scene has calmed down for now. It's certainly different than what we saw earlier. In the day when protesters were lining the steps of the capitol and the scene was incredibly tense. We saw no dozens hundreds of protesters dressed in black wearing bulletproof vests wearing gas masks. Look very few Covert math. Though i will point out And and carrying you know trump flag. American flags chanting usa usa One particularly tense moments. It out to me when a group of Men all dressed in block about a dozen of them marched by members of the media who were gathered in one area and started yelling out to the media. Where can we sign up to shoot people and of course the concern Being that woman had just been shot in the capital and there were There was a concern that there could be armed pros protesters around. So that was shocking. I think another shocking moment to me was just getting to the capital in the early afternoon and seeing a man in a stretcher being Loaded into an ambulance. The man appeared to be a police officer so a very tense day but things have calmed down for now. There's a much larger police presence right now right now than there was earlier in the day and protesters have cleared the the steps of the capitol. Abc's and has delicate tara there at the scene. The washington dc national guard has been activated. There is a curfew that has been in effect for the better part of nearly two hours now and that may have helped a clear some of the the scene and ease some of the tension
DC mayor calls in National Guard ahead of pro-Trump protests
"Hi Mike Rossi a reporting the nation's capital braces for protests as Congress votes on the electoral college results with pro trump rallies planned in Washington DC on Tuesday and Wednesday the nation's capital has mobilized the National Guard according to a defense official some three hundred forty DC National Guard members will be activated and about one hundred fifteen will be on duty at any given time the defense official says the guard troops will be used to set up traffic control points and to stand with metro police officers at subway stops the protester timed to take place just before and on the day of Wednesday's congressional vote that's expected to certify the electoral college results Mike Rossi Washington
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"W t. O P is looking into that one minute afterwards. Red Line train on coupled Metro's Rail Operations control center called DC 911 Center. But Cruz weren't dispatched until 14 minutes later, taking 14 minutes to verify something from an agency they deal with every day. Metro doesn't make sense. We don't know the answers of what they were doing during those almost 14 minutes. Former reporter current safety advocate Dave Stat. Er says the 911 center was sighted in the NTSB investigation. Into the deadly metro fire. It long gone plus in more than five years ago, he sees ordered their plans to alter the +911 center next year near Log unstained. W T O P knows Now we want to let you know that we've reached out to the office of United Communications, Tio Unified Communications to explain the delay. We, of course, will let you know when they respond. When a protester or when a number of protesters packed into D. C. Back in early June, military helicopters were seen flying low for crowd control will now acclaim has been filed against the DC National Guard. The claim filed by the U. Accuses the guard of causing physical and mental injury to a woman who is pro testing that night on June 1st. Videos from that evening show two of the military aircraft whipping up winds on the streets of D. C. The value, says their client 23 year old Julia Dust. Omarova was hit with debris across her body and face near gallery place and had irritated eyes for days after dusk tomorrow. Also, claims of law sleep lacks concentration at work and fears it will happen again. The D. C. Seeking to $100,000 in damages. Ken Duffy W GOP News, an organization that receive some of President Obama's Nobel Prize money is partnering with William and Mary to provide scholarships. The school said it is partnering with the Posse Foundation to help low income students and students of color the foundation recruits and train students who show leadership in academic potential. And it's work with William and Mary will be the first time students are selected from Virginia. Starting next fall. The school provide full tuition to 10 students from the Commonwealth. It's 1 14 eyes almost full great time. Remodel your kitchen and bath before the holidays. Well stuck at home these months. Did you focus on things you wanted to change for years? Get started right now is a great.
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"System fell red and the A B s the active denial, So he was something female, and it was asked Does the DC National Guard sent this e mail from the Joint Forces Headquarters Command of Washington, D. C and this email, said the National Guard in possession of these two devices. And the way it was confirmed to us that the military they said that the man inquired informally about capability across the full spectrum of non legal system. To include the long range acoustic device and the active denial, and they said that they didn't possess those systems and they didn't actually request them and no further actually taken as a result of this email inquiry on the Joint Forces Command part Well, we industry from whistleblower is his response about half an hour after the female was forwarded to him, but he responded, said No. The DC National Guard doesn't happy. And then it was like this was at around 11 in the morning on June for hours later, federal police PC police and U. S Park Police cleared my head square in front of the White House with tear gas and smoke. And as we know those were peaceful protesters who were cleared that way, so it's sort of a continuum of events right in the morning there, asking about We don't know exactly where they were going to use that. Maybe it wasn't going to be coffee expert. Maybe it was going to be somewhere else where they thought there would be problems. But whatever it wass, this was the continuation of events and finally, they culminated as we all remember not only in the clearing of the square before the QWERTY started in D. C So a lot of people were But in addition to that, remember that President Trump then came out and Had a photo up outside church, which is just on the side of Lafayette, where she is Dina Temple Reston Investigations correspondent for NPR. Thank you, Tina. For all that fantastic information and thank you for coming on today. You.
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"Of wildfires burning along the West Coast, millions of acres are 20 times the amount this time last year. Wildfire. Hayes is now even she saw some of it reaching Washington D C. Of course it has Covered the country, America can no longer afford to deny the connection between the climate crisis and the wild farms. The legislation comes as more than two dozen major wild fires continue to burn across Pelosi's home state of California. The state has confirmed at least 26 deaths from the fires. Military spokesperson has confirmed to NPR that the morning of June 1st, a top military police officer, was looking for a kind of military heat Ray that might be deployed against demonstrators in Washington, D. C. NPR's Dina Temple Raston has more NPR has obtained written testimony from major Adam DiMarco off the DC National Guard to the House. Natural Resource is committee and in it, he said he was copied on an E mail from the provost marshal of the Joint Forces Headquarters in D. C. Asking for the availability of two things. Ah Long range acoustic device called Danel Red and the active denial system or a D S. C. A. D S is known as a heat ray because it uses millimeter wave technology to heat the skin of people targeted by its invisible ray. A military spokesperson confirmed to NPR that the email did go out, but added that the inquiry was part of regular military planning. Marco told the committee that he told Joint Forces Command headquarters that the DC National Guard didn't have either device. Dina Temple Raston. NPR news on Wall Street, The Dow was down 339 points. This is NPR Live from news on Brian what scientists with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration are forecasting a hot and dry fall for most of California. That means continued risk of wildfire as Kevin start with science explains fires have already burned more than three million acres across the state this year. But the season for Diablo and Santa Ana winds which could drive big fall fires is just beginning. During a Noah climate assessment call with reporters. Brad Pugh, a federal meteorologist said Northern California faces a worse than average fall wildfire outlook for two reasons, expanding dry conditions and above normal temperatures into December. With those two factors in mind, I would certainly elevate the chances for continued elevated wildfire risk. No estimates the total cost of California's August wildfires to be at least a billion dollars. I'm Kevin Star News. San Francisco supervisors were looking to change the criteria for how the city defines vulnerable populations in order to expand resource is tomb or people in need of shelter During the pandemic. Supervisor Dean Preston introduced the resolution, he says the current age requirement of 60 is too restrictive. Should be lowered to 45. This means if you are 58 years old and living on the street, and you do not have certain specified medical conditions, you are deemed not to be a first invulnerable to cope in 19, and you will not be eligible for a shelter in place Hotel room. The Board of Supervisors is expected to vote on a resolution next Tuesday. I'm Brian want the news support comes from Bridge Bank, a division of Western Alliance bank, offering flexible financial solutions to the technology and life sciences.
National Guard major: Military police asked about using 'heat ray' against DC protesters
"There's another whistle blower out there this time from the military he's a national guard major and his name is Adam demarco. Major. DEMARCO says that the Defense Department's lead military police officer for the national. Capital Region. sent an email to the DC national guard asking if they possessed a long range acoustic device that's used to transmit loud noises to clear up crowds or in active denial system ads, which is a heat ray. I'm, not kidding you. We actually have a heat
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"Three o'clock. NPR is morning edition is next. Good morning. Sally has been downgraded from a hurricane. But the tropical depression is wreaking havoc in the southeast. Roads have been turned to rivers and hundreds of thousands of people are without power. It's morning edition from NPR news. Get a closer look at the toll the storm has taken in Florida and in Alabama. I'm David Greene. And I'm Rachel Martin, also the story of a man in Oregon who lost his home in the fires and has to decide to just leave or stay and rebuild a life. Members of Congress want an investigation into a whistleblower report alleging the women detainees in one ice facility were given unnecessary hysterectomies. But lawmakers say ice has already tried to deport one of the key witnesses. It is Thursday. September 17th NHL superstar Alex Ovechkin turns 35 today. Theme news is next. Live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst. NPR has learned that before federal officers cleared a park near the White House with smoke and tear gas in June Top police officer was looking for a military heat Ray to deploy against demonstrators. NPR's Dina Temple Raston has more in written responses to the House Natural Resource is committee of Major Adam DeMarco of the DC National Guard. Said he was copied on an email from the provost marshal of the Joint Force Headquarters in D. C. Top military policeman was looking for two things. Ah Long range acoustic device called an L Rad and the active denial system or a D s. Which is known as a heat ray because it uses millimeter wave technology to heat the skin of people targeted by its invisible ray to Marco told the committee that he responded to the email about a half hour later, he said the National Guard didn't have either device. Hours later, police cleared Lafayette Square of peaceful protesters with tear gas and smoke. Dina Temple Raston NPR news Areas of coastal Alabama are under a curfew is debris and water from Hurricane Sally swamped the roadways as Miranda Fillmore with member station w. Th em. Reports of flood threat remains for portions of the Florida Panhandle and southern Alabama. Much of Alabama's coast remains without power tonight as rain and winds from Hurricane Sally continue northeast across the state towards Georgia. Orlando cancel lives in Orange Beach. He says he wished he had acquired a generator and more food. But now, he says, they'll have to wait till the city's curfew is lifted. We didn't get the notice is in turn to category tune to the very last minute. It was forecast very far west from us, And because of that we didn't take the necessary precautions. Cancel says It would be tough to leave their home now because many of the roads are still underwater. For NPR news. I Miranda full.
Contentious 5-hour House hearing with AG William Barr concludes
"Attorney General William Bar, spending several hours on the hot seat in front of the House Judiciary Committee. One of the top issues was the Trump Administration's handling of the protesting in Portland and other major cities where they sent federal officers to contain any violence. CBS News correspondent Skylar Henry's on Capitol Hill Attorney General William Barr delivered a full throated defense of federal officers response to protesters in Portland. Since when is it okay to tryto burned down a federal court? Is that okay? Hey, Democrats accused bar of using federal officers to help the president look tough on crime. President wants footage for his campaign ads and you appear to be serving it up to him as ordered. In most of these cities, the protests had begun to wind down before you marched in and confront the protesters. George Lord's death under the knee of a police officer sparked the protests. But the nation's top law enforcement officer His police are not the problem. This is Mitchell Miller on Capitol Hill, A DC National Guard officer Adam DeMarco was in Lafayette Square the evening of June 1st and says a park police warning did go out to protesters. But the announcements were barely audible, and I saw no indication that the demonstrators were cognizant of the warnings to disperse. He also tells a house panel he was deeply disturbed by the rapid sweep of the area that included pepper spray and some officers using their shields on a crowd that he viewed as peaceful. But acting Park police chief Gregory Monahan's As protesters had been violent that day and defends the quick action so offense could be put up. In the hours after President Trump walked across the park and held up a Bible outside of ST John's Church, there is 100% 0 correlation between our operation and the president's visit to the
Washington, DC Mayor Bowser says ‘mob’ should not be deciding which statues fall as protesters eye Lincoln
"Protesters have promised to tear down the statue of Abraham Lincoln on East Capitol Street. Tonight, the Trump Administration's activated the DC National Guard to protect the Emancipation statue and other monuments. We need to maintain safety and order around the statues, Mayor Muriel Bowser Says she wants open communications not have a mob decide that they want to pull it down is certainly not destroy anything in the district were set anything on fire. The statue in Lincoln Park dates to 18 76 and was paid for largely by freed slaves. Critics say the image of a black man kneeling before Lincoln is an
Hundreds of Washington DC National Guard troops activated to help protect monuments
"Scores of National Guard troops on standby in Washington DC today is the day that protesters have said they'll try and topple the emancipation memorial that's a statue of president Abraham Lincoln with a freed the slaves Washington post reports the federal marshals have been told to prepare to protect national monuments fall across the country from
Military helicopters descended on protesters in Washington DC as a show of force
"News meantime the DC National Guard is investigating why two low flying helicopters used rotor wash to scatter George Floyd protesters in Chinatown three weeks ago The Washington Post dove into the details surrounding what happened and discovered one of those helicopters was hovering just forty five feet above the street that's about the same height of the neighborhoods tallest
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"To make sure that the mayor of the district of Columbia has control of the DC National Guard which is now a federal guard that would be similar to the power of governors the legislation would also take away the president's authority to federalize the Metropolitan Police department supporters of the legislation say it's needed as DC continues to push for statehood DC delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton has previously introduced a similar measure but this is a first for the Senate on Capitol Hill Mitchell Miller WTOP news we are hearing from Richmond's new interim police chief following weeks of protests against police brutality their major Jody Blackwell says he's frustrated by some of the protesters from officers every decision has been a bad decision it's a double edged sword it frustrates me to no end I have some of the greatest men and women employed with the Richmond police department and they stand judge with by people who refuse refuse to even sit down and talk to us civil but he added his love for Richmond means he vows to get the city back Blackwell is a twenty two year veteran of the department chief William Smith resigned this week at the mayor's request ten twelve now as the U. S. Supreme Court ruled this week that workplace protections extend to LGBT Q. employees there is a new documentary out that examines how the community is treated in popular culture and joining us live to talk about it on Skype vulture critic Jen Chaney very timely Jen tell us more about this documentary that debuts on Netflix today the documentary is called disclosure and it really looks at how trans people have been portrayed on film and television going all the way back to the earliest days of cinema and that in the early nineteen hundreds to the present and you've got many artists and actors talking your trans were talking about their own experiences and it's it's really interesting to look at this it's a reminder that as much as pop culture's entertainment and escapism it really does form our perceptions of of various communities and and affect how people view themselves and it also can be a really important way to start fostering change art so I think it's a really really interesting documentary to look out for the reason you said and also because it's pride month as well exactly all right we've got another show for Perry Mason fans we've got him back starting on Sunday on HBO tell us about that yeah this is a new Perry Mason but it's not the Raymond Burr Perry Mason that you may remember from that the late fifties and sixties this is has a pop fiction kind of aspect to it it's it's a little bit like the novels that that were originally the Perry Mason story it stars Matthew Rees and it's following a kidnapping that goes wrong but all the acting in it is just excellent the production values are excellent it's it's a it's a really really well done series all right and interestingly watchman is being made available for free over the weekend to everyone why is that and where can we see so this is another HBO series that I highly highly recommend is based on the the comic books but it really looks at that story continues that story looking at racial injustice and police brutality and it is so timely I can't even emphasize it enough if you don't have HBO you can watch it you can go to the HBO website I believe you can go if you have cable to on demand and find its nine episodes I highly highly recommend checking this out all right vulture critic Jen Chaney there on Skype thanks Dan thanks even as Attorney General William Barr says there's no systematic racism in policing black Drug Enforcement Administration special agents say bias does plague the agency the Baltimore sun says a group of more than seventy five retired black DEA special agents from across the country are speaking out about it now they point to a class action lawsuit filed forty years ago that continues to be litigated to this day they also say just eight percent of nearly forty five hundred special agents are black and just for a fifty senior executives are black let's check out Wall Street Jeff Clabaugh good start to the Friday morning session the Dow is up two hundred and forty three point six one percent money news in ten minutes on WTOP sports at fifteen and forty five powered by Red River technology decisions aren't black and white thing read here's Jonathan Warner baseball appears caught in a never ending run down the proposals to start the season are going back and forth the owners want to play sixty games the players have countered with seventy both sides have agreed on full pro rated pay which is why the league wants lesser games according to date shined in the longtime baseball writer for The Washington Post teams basically get an average of about forty percent of their revenues from in stadium ticket sales concessions parking stuff like that and some teams get up to seventy percent of the revenue from that stream so they're looking at a bottom line that's really ugly right now and so they're looking for you know the players to take ownership of of some of the losses which you know rankles the union because when things are going really well and and it'll be has an unusually successful season with revenues the players don't share in the extra windfall so why should they have to take some of the losses themselves or in this case as the two sides fight over a sixty or seventy games season tonight would have been the seventy fifth of the year for the nationals Garthwaite Simpson is grab the second round lead at the RBC heritage in Hilton head island three under par through ten holes has him two strokes ahead of seven players including yesterday's co leaders Ian Poulter and mark Hubbard who T. off this afternoon Dustin Johnson is now four shots back twenty seven golfers are within four shots of the lead China the Warner W..
Record rise in Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations across US
"As the world has been marching against long simmering questions about race the corona virus has been marching to covert nineteen has not gone away in some parts of the country they're just now getting their first look at what New York is seen for months this virus is potentially deadly and has no regard for re openings or civil rights as ABC's Aaron Katersky the United States has reached another unwanted coronavirus milestone two million diagnosed cases in eight states the number of people going into the hospital with covert nineteen is increasing even as everywhere re opens when you open that doesn't mean that everything is okay and you just can just do whatever you want Dr Anthony Fauci told ABC news the public still needs to practice a degree of caution that means you still should be wearing a mask you still should be trying as best as possible to have that physical distancing you still need to wash your hands as often as you possibly can and avoid congregation in large numbers protest certainly qualifies congregation in large numbers that's taking a risk and unfortunately what we're seeing now is just an example of the kinds of things we were concerned about more than a dozen of the newest coronavirus cases include members of the DC National Guard who tested positive after they were called to stand watch over demonstrations everybody at the you bearing covering doctor cheers Barbeau is the New York City health commissioner as well as the least need be wearing green if there is not a spike in cases as a result of the protests will that tell you anything about this virus every day we're learning about the working which are transmitted live what we've learned is back out the words you can't believe it the correct about transmission and I think that while he's out what if anything we can hang up now he appeared there around there was also news this week about a vaccine Dr Fauci said there are quite promising candidates advanced clinical trials are set to begin this summer for at least one and maybe three of them and if all goes well researchers should know by the fall weather those candidate vaccines are safe and effective we could have a vaccine by the by the end of this calendar year or in the first few months of twenty twenty one cautious optimism from the director of the National Institute of allergy and infectious diseases Dr Anthony Fauci reporting for perspective I'm Erin cutters he ABC news New York
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"Protest did because more coronavirus infections and USA radio networks temperate house story some DC National Guard troops deployed to protest in Washington have tested positive for covert nineteen as top White House coronavirus task force members warned governors of a possible spike in infections tied to nationwide protests rioting and looting the nation's top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci telling ABC's Good Morning America yes I mean the most important thing unfortunately the report of the national guardsmen being infected is certainly disturbing but it is not surprising the issue of physical separation is important masks can help but it's masks plus physical separation among congregations like we saw with the demonstrations as we have said myself and other health officials that's taking a risk and unfortunately what we're seeing now is just an example of the kinds of things we were concerned about so I wouldn't be surprised that members of the congregation that with their demonstrations could also be infected and many of them would then go back to where they were because not everyone was demonstrating the city where they live they've come from the outside so it's the kind of things that we were concerned about an unfortunate requesting it come true right now for USA radio news I'm Wendy king when the mailbox your it's time to stop the insanity right now if.
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"Story some DC National Guard troops deployed to protest in Washington have tested positive for covert nineteen as top White House coronavirus task force members warned governors of a possible spike in infections tied to nationwide protests rioting and looting the nation's top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci telling ABC's Good Morning America yes I mean the most important thing unfortunately the report of the national guardsmen being infected is certainly disturbing but it is not surprising the issue of physical separation is important masks can help but it's masks close physical separation and we get congregations like we saw with the demonstrations as we have said myself and other health officials that's taking a risk and unfortunately what we're seeing now is just an example of the kinds of things we were concerned about so I wouldn't be surprised that members of the congregation that with their demonstration could also be infected and many of them would then go back to where they were because not everyone was demonstrating the city where they live they've come from the outside it was the kind of things that we were concerned about it unfortunately listing it come true right now for USA radio news on when the king attention homeowners do you have a house Sirius repairs you have tenants that never seem to make their monthly payments about code.
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"The number of people going into the hospital with covert nineteen is increasing even as everywhere re opens when you open that doesn't mean that everything is okay and you just can just do whatever you want Dr Anthony Fauci told ABC news the public still needs to practice a degree of caution that means you still should be wearing a mask you still should be trying as best as possible to have that physical distancing you still need to wash your hands as often as you possibly can and avoid congregation in large numbers protest certainly qualify as congregation in large numbers when you get congregations like we saw with the demonstrations as we have said myself and other health officials that's taking a risk and unfortunately what we're seeing now is just an example of the kinds of things we were concerned about more than a dozen of the newest coronavirus cases include members of the DC National Guard who tested positive after they were called to stand watch over demonstrations the report of the national guardsmen being inspected is certainly disturbing but it is not surprising about she said there are quite promising candidates for a vaccine advanced clinical trials are set to begin this summer for at least one and maybe three of them if all goes well researchers should know by the fall weather those candidate vaccines are safe and effective we could have a vaccine by the by the end of this calendar year for the first few months of twenty twenty one cautious optimism from the director of the National Institute of allergy and infectious diseases Dr Anthony Fauci the vaccine is the panacea but even without it movie theaters are eyeing the July re opening across the country as Hollywood restarts churning out new films.
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"Members of the National Guard meanwhile testing positive for covered nineteen after mobilizing for Georgia Floyd protests in Washington the guard wouldn't say how many tested positive following the George Floyd protests out of what they called operational security the entirety of the DC National Guard was activated which consists of thirty four hundred members members from other states including South Carolina Florida Utah Indiana and Tennessee were all brought to the nation's capital to assist with the protests as
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"Five KQED San Francisco eighty nine point three K. Q. E. on north highland Sacramento it's five o'clock as nationwide protests continue senator Cory Booker says president trump can support change or be a relic and so here's a president right now who is saying things that make him sound more like George Wallace in George Washington for Sunday June seventh this is All Things Considered I'm Sarah cannon also this our medical professionals warn about the dangers of using tear gas on protesters during a pandemic this is Hanes sneezing coughing the production of a lot of move because that strikes breeding and listeners weigh in on what it's like to be black in America during this tumultuous moments it's one of the greatest things I've ever had to be in wouldn't wanna be anything that blacks and women first the news live from NPR news I'm Jeanine Herbst president trump says he's ordered National Guard troops to start withdrawing from Washington where the protests over the killing of George Floyd have been peaceful in recent days appears Greg my reports more than five thousand guardsmen have been in the city for the past week president trump tweeted that it was time for the National Guard to pullout quote now that everything is under perfect control in a briefing with reporters army secretary Ryan McCarthy said guardsmen from eleven states who came to assist the DC National Guard will be returning home over the next couple days in addition McCarthy expressed relief that active duty troops who were brought to bases just outside Washington we're not needed we came right up to the edge of bringing acting through here we didn't he estimated that more than forty five thousand people took part in protests Saturday with more demonstrations expected in the coming days Greg my read NPR news Washington in Boston dozens of faith leaders gathered for a memorial service to honor the lives of George Floyd gonna Taylor and Ahmad are very from member station WGBH the rail winter Smith has more the river near M. Hammond told an online audience that thousands have gathered in peace and unrest the violence is not helpful she said but the anger is righteous because they looked suspicious because questionable worn even over twenty the card is and so should be all of ours faith leaders said Sunday they'd like to see changes in state voting and policing policies starting with a civilian review board and Sunday voting for NPR news I'm ceramic Christmas in Boston president trump approved a disaster declaration for.
"dc national guard" Discussed on WTOP
"Emerging point of contention for these protests over the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota and today's clashes were probably most intense White House as seen in the last few days several hundred protesters marched from the capitol to the White House and confronted the secret service who responded by raising right shields putting on gas masks and pepper spray and several in the crowd and clearing the intersection of seventeenth and Pennsylvania Avenue demonstrators vandalized police cruisers and stood on top of them many of the riders later went toward Farragut square were looting and vandalism was reported the DC National Guard also turned out last night in response to these demonstrations now it's clear these demonstrations are no longer just about isolated issues in different cities it's happening all across the country and is translating into a serious U. S. national security problem is that when you look at the news or listen as people are here they see and hear scenes of violence and destruction happening in multiple cities across the country part of the problem from the law enforcement military and civilian sources I've spoken to is that some of the people are crossing borders going to other places to join the protest and some of them are exacerbating the violence so the police and military are going to be on alert with their objective to shut down this violence WTOP now national security correspondent JJ green there police in Oakland California are looking for the gunman who opened fire on two federal protective service officers at the city's federal building Friday night one officer was killed and another was critically injured department of homeland security leaders are calling the killing an assassination and an act of terrorism here's KCBS reporter Jeffrey sharply FBI tells KCBS a vehicle pulled up near their location at nine.
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"Aaron thanks for taking me along with you this morning those nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd once again included the district last night and early this morning and demonstrators are being blamed for a large fire that broke out our team coverage begins with WTOP's Valerie bonk as protesters marched through the streets flames could be seen shortly before midnight near the hay Adams hotel DC fire and EMS spokesman Vito modulo when we arrived what we found is a several story high scaffolding as part of a construction site along with the trash chute that they used a dump but to bring it down from the upper floors he said a wooden section of the scaffolding was entirely engulfed in flames but that they were able to control it fairly quickly there was no fire extension into the hay Adams whatsoever still revoked WTOP news some demonstrators also gathered at an intersection in front of the White House WTOP's Alejandro Alvarez saw standoffs between officers and protesters basic set up at the White House was that you had the protesters occupying one half the intersection of Pennsylvanians seventeenth and secret service with a line of right shields occupying the other half and eventually after a long stalemate the secret service in full tactical gear push forward and began to clear the intersection and there was a cloud of pepper spray and people ran backwards as fast as they could it was almost mad stampede the DC National Guard also turned out last night in response to the demonstration now before all that things were calmer in the district's WTOP's Ken Duffy was with demonstrators who made their way to the national mall this was a mostly peaceful demonstration in fact it got off to a quiet start hundred showed up at Lafayette square to begin with right by the White House they began to March on the move across downtown.
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"Saw standoffs between police secret service and protesters near the White House they immediately took to the roof of the vehicles and used that vantage point to heckle police officers for good hours so and initially to throw bottles and eggs toward the secret service officers with tactical gear and riot shields and that was the point I think we're became clear that situation is going to escalate because the secret service seemed very intent on clearing the protesters away from those two vehicles in particular the DC National Guard deployed to Lafayette square last night at the order of president trump now as I mentioned earlier some of the protesters started setting fires around the city in downtown scaffolding attached to the Hatem's hotel on sixteenth street was set ablaze DC fire and EMS were able to extinguish the flames before it spread through the historic hotel no firefighters were harms but veto measure all over DC fire and EMS says that doesn't mean they weren't attacked during the course of the evening we did have some flying debris thrown at our fire apparatus and should result in some minor damage I saw at least one when shell that had suffered damage from a flying object the fire department also extinguished two vehicle fires in a dumpster fire in the same area it's five oh six protests in the region were not confined to just the downtown area either overnight in Manassas Virginia it was sent a letter last night near sixty six and sadly road where hundreds clashed with police prince William county declared it unlawful assembly and law enforcement deployed pepper spray and tear gas into the crowd not a block off access.
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"Where George Floyd died Monday after a white police officer put his knee on his neck the large demonstrations sweeping across the country elevating fears of a new surgeon coronavirus cases the most people I've been around more than almost three months New York City the height of the corona virus in their apartments for four months this is a beautiful day today it's hot here three and they're out here and frankly it's a situation here where one of the cheer is one of the protesters are saying today I'm scared of corona virus but I'm more scared of getting killed by the police fox's Brian Yenisey New York the DC National Guard stepped in as many protesters gather near the White House there is now an overwhelming show of force outside of the White House the DC National Guard was called out this secret service was a lot more prepared but even still you've seen having to switch out this line of officers it is just below me here on the line in Lafayette park with riot shields up very telling that they've called it the DC National Guard to protect what they call the White House complex I've seen dumpster fires down here we saw the destruction of a number of the U. S. secret service vehicles out there next to the White House and people jumping on it this is just not something the secret service is used to fox's Leland bitter to the mayor of Los Angeles says the National Guard will be deployed there overnight the president making a stop in Florida for the historic SpaceX launch the rocket ship with two Americans lifted off to the international space station as scheduled America is listening to fox news.
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"That's not the case tonight both the DC police the Metropolitan Police the transit police the secret service the park police who they're mounted units and it now is we see the military police the DC National Guard are out in force and in terms of how this is happening on the ground while the images look bad and we can see people getting tear gassed we learned are they using tear gas water using out there we see people who are who are still you know dousing the they're staying in there putting their hoods on why is this happening what's happening we've seen both tear gas and pepper sprayed it depends on exactly what happened where it comes from but typically as people run up to the crowd if you run up and you throw something or you actually attacked an officer they have people with pepper spray behind the line didn't notice it and fire out the pepper spray and that's why he needed individual people we also saw last night using not necessarily tear gas grenades but a way to disperse the tear gas that sort of came up relatively suddenly had to hand it to them so that wasn't big bangs all over DC now we've got two helicopters hovering overhead we're hearing the tear gas canisters and a flash bang grenades go off important note the the the line that is being held here by the military police and by the secret service and by the park police is now being held for hours and hours there is no give here with these protesters and part of the reason there hasn't been more violence is because of the overwhelming show of force that's something we haven't seen in other cities it's definitely something we are seeing here around the White House complex there is simply no willingness on the part of the officers to give any ground there's a willingness to be reserved and restrained but not a willingness to give any ground.