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NPR News: 01-10-2021 8PM ET

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live from NPR news on Janine Herbst in a letter to the house Democratic caucus tonight speaker Nancy Pelosi says they will call on vice president Mike Pence tomorrow to convene and mobilize the cabinets activate the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from office and she's calling on Pence to respond within 24 hours closest is after that the house would bring an impeachment measure to the floor speaker calls Trump a threat to democracy after the deadly attack on the capital last week and the FBI continue to make a rest related to the Mob that invaded the capital Fleet Farm of never station wpln reports federal agents have arrested a man from Nashville who was photographed with zip tie restraints 30 year old Eric munchel was identified through photos on social media investigator say he was carrying zip tie restraints used by law enforcement along with a holster on his right hip and a cell phone camera mounted on his chest authorities also arrested a man named Larry Brock in

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Texas who's also seen with flex cuffs and decked out in the green helmet and tactical vest social media sleuths have been helping law enforcement find these individuals around the country hundreds are expected to face charges so far. They've mostly been limited to property destruction and unlawful entry. The prosecutors say some will even face murder charges for NPR news on play farmer in Nashville some members of Congress are now at heightened risk for Contracting the coronavirus because of the attack and pears Matthew Schwartz has more armed protesters many lawmakers shelter in place throughout the building now Congress is attending physician. Brian Monahan is warning that they might have been exposed to the virus in a letter to the time in this room was several hours for Sun and briefer for others during this time individuals may have been exposed to another occupant with coronavirus infection didn't say whether someone had tested positive.

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Or whether he was just concerned because people were in close proximity and some lawmakers may not have been wearing masks. He encouraged lawmakers to get tested for Coronavirus as a precaution Matthew Schwartz NPR News, Washington.

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Washington State Governor Jay Inslee is called up the National Guard to help with security at the Capitol in Olympia tomorrow when legislators return for the start of the 2021 legislative session this after the attack on the capital last week and after a crowd of pro Trump anti mask rioters over and the security perimeter of the governor's mansion is Lisa's protesting is one thing Insurrection is another it is also a response to some of the intelligence that suggested that there were people in the state of Washington who were intent in disrupting the legislature 50 guard members, and he says there will be areas around the capital to for people to exercise their first amendment rights. You're listening to NPR news.

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Chicago Police say a man who killed three people and wounded for others posted a series of disturbing videos to social media in the days and hours leading to the attack but they are still trying to determine the motive after 32 year-old Jason Nightingale shut people in several locations. Apparently at random. He was killed by police in a shootout in France Health officials say as more people test positive for the new more contagious variant of the coronavirus, they are imposing a new earlier 6 p.m. Curfew in regions where the virus is spiking as NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports, the entire country is already under an 8 p.m. Curfew curfew from 6 p.m. On 15 of its 101 region known as the eight.

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Police say 21 people have tested positive for the new strain of covid-19 first detected in England. The new cases have been detected within a family cluster prime minister John Kass text defended the necessary response amid protests from local officials. He also defended the government's vaccine rollout strategy, which is been lambasted by politicians across the board for its slow start Eleanor Beardsley NPR news Paris of a percent on Jeanine Herbst and you're listening to NPR news.
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