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In June, Trump's lawyer wouldn't let DOJ and FBI agents search boxes in a Mar-a-Lago storage room.

The DOJ said 76 classified documents were found in that room during the raid two months later.

The discovery "casts doubt on the extent of cooperation in this matter," the DOJ wrote in a court filing Tuesday.

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The FBI and Department of Justice discovered 76 classified documents in a Mar-a-Lago storage room during the August raid — the same room Trump's lawyer refused to let them search in June, according to court documents.

Trump's lawyer let a DOJ attorney and FBI agents into a Mar-a-Lago storage room after turning over 38 classified documents, according to the filing.

Eventually, investigators gathered enough evidence that classified documents were still in that room to apply for a search warrant. »

Support for labor unions in the U.S. is at a 57-year high

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Support for labor unions in the U.S. is at a 57-year high, according to a new Gallup poll.

Union support is also up from 64%, before the COVID-19 pandemic, and is the highest the polling firm has recorded since 1965.

Support for unions was highest in the 1950s, according to the Gallup, when 3 in 4 Americans approved of labor organizations. »

Spirals of Delusion: How AI Distorts Decision-Making and Makes Dictators More Dangerous

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But thinking about AI in terms of a race for dominance misses the more fundamental ways in which AI is transforming global politics.

Another pioneer of artificial intelligence, Norbert Wiener, described AI as a “cybernetic” system—one that can respond and adapt to feedback.

For this reason, many observers have fretted that advances in AI will only strengthen the hand of dictators and further enable them to control their societies. »

"Lordy there are pics”: Legal experts say Trump lawyers may need their own lawyers after DOJ filing

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The filing said that agents came to believe that Bobb and fellow Trump attorney Evan Corcoran may have obstructed the investigation.

The DOJ said in a filing on Monday that a "filter team" had already reviewed the files for possibly privileged documents.

But the move would do little to impact the investigation and some legal experts believe that Trump's request already backfired. »