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5 things you need to know this morning: Dec. 5, 2023

Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.

Five things you need to know

1. Wolf-dog hybrid kept as pet kills baby

A wolf-dog hybrid has killed a three-month-old child in the US, police have said. The canine was being kept as a pet by the infant's family.

A baby boy was killed as his parents tried to rescue the 3-month-old from their "wolf-hybrid" family pet, authorities said.

— ABC News (@ABC) December 4, 2023

2. 'Huge risk' of Christmas terror attacks in Europe, official warns

A senior EU official has warned there is a "huge risk" of terror attacks in Europe this Christmas. Ylva Johansson said the Israel-Hamas conflict has increased tensions on the continent.

EU warns of risk of Christmastime terror attacks rises due to Israel-Hamas war . Click to read ⬇️

— The Times of Israel (@TimesofIsrael) December 5, 2023

3. 'Frasier' star 'cut short' by PR staff after saying he backs Trump

"Frasier" star Kelsey Grammar was reportedly cut short by Paramount public relations staff during an interview after telling a journalist he remains a Donald Trump supporter. According to a BBC radio presenter, Grammer was "perfectly happy" to discuss Trump, but Paramount staff "were less happy that he talked about it."

BBC reporter claims interview with Kelsey Grammer was cut short after he stated his support for Trump

— Fox News (@FoxNews) December 5, 2023

4. Porn watchers could be forced to have their faces scanned

People who watch pornography online in the UK could soon be required to scan their faces to prove they are old enough to access the material. The country's media watchdog, Ofcom, suggested the move as part of efforts to prevent children viewing explicit content.

Porn users could have their faces scanned to prove their age, draft Ofcom guidance suggests

— BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) December 5, 2023

5. Man jailed after faking plane crash for YouTube views

A former Olympic snowboarder who deliberately crashed a plane to attract views to his YouTube channel has been jailed for six months. Trevor Jacob posted the video of the crash in December 2021, then lied to investigators who accused him of staging it.

A 30-year-old YouTube creator was sentenced Monday to six months in federal prison for staging a small plane crash in the Los Padres National Forest for social media clicks.

— KION News Channel 46 (@KIONnews) December 5, 2023

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