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Sunday January 7th, 2024 morning edition

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Donald Trump shared a video declaring that God made him to lead the country.

The fan-made video frames Trump as a messianic figure and a workaholic.

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Former President Donald Trump shared a bizarre fan-made video on Truth Social, which declared that he was divinely chosen to lead the country.

The video also describes Trump as a workaholic who worked all hours of the night while president.

The video also claimed that Trump attended church services every Sunday despite no evidence of this.

The Dilley 300 Meme Team made the latest adulatory video, which is not directly affiliated with the Trump campaign but makes pro-Trump videos that he often shares on social media. »

Ashli Babbitt's family files $30 million lawsuit over Jan. 6 shooting death

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The family of a 35-year-old California woman who was fatally shot by a Capitol Police officer during the Jan. 6 insurrection has filed a $30 million wrongful death lawsuit against the U.S. government.

"Ashli posed no threat to the safety of anyone," the lawsuit states, going on to claim that she was "ambushed" by the officer.

The investigation also found that Byrd's actions had "potentially saved members and staff from serious injury and possible death.". »

Wizards of the Coast denies its Magic: The Gathering artwork was produced using AI

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Wizards of the Coast has hit back at claims one of its latest promotional images were made using AI generative tools.

The charge is particularly emotive given Wizards of the Coast confirmed last month that it "require[s] artists, writers, and creatives contributing to the Magic TCG to refrain from using AI generative tools to create final Magic products".

Others are calling for WotC to credit artists' work in a bid to "prove" the artwork was not generated by AI. »

FAA grounds more than 170 Boeing 737 Max 9s after section of Alaska Airlines plane blows out

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The Federal Aviation Administration on Saturday ordered a temporary grounding of dozens of Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft for inspections, a day after a piece of the aircraft blew out in the middle of an Alaska Airlines flight.

Alaska and United Airlines said late Saturday that they were grounding their entire fleets of Boeing 737 Max 9s.

Before the FAA issued its directive, Alaska Airlines earlier said it would ground its fleet of Boeing 737 Max 9 planes. »