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President Donald Trump has appeared to declassify the name of the military dog involved in the U.S. operation to kill ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, even though he said he wouldn't.
It came as Trump tweeted an edited photo, bearing the watermark of conservative site The Daily Wire, appearing to show him awarding a Medal of Honor to the dog that was involved in al-Baghdadi's death last Saturday.
"Thank you Daily Wire. Very cute recreation, but the 'live' version of Conan will be leaving the Middle East for the White House sometime next week!" Trump wrote late Wednesday night.
The White House may get hacked again because so many cybersecurity officials have resigned, according to an internal memo
An internal White House memo has warned that it could be hacked again because so many cybersecurity officials have resigned or been pushed out under President Donald Trump's administration, Axios reports.
"I foresee the White House is posturing itself to be electronically compromised once again," wrote Dimitrios Vastakis, a branch chief of the White House computer network defense unit, in the October 17 memo obtained by Axios.
US troops withdrawing to Iraq from Syria can't redeploy there and have to leave in 4 weeks, Baghdad says
The 1,000 U.S. troops leaving Syria will be allowed to stay in Iraq for at most four weeks, Iraq's defense minister said Wednesday, in an embarrassing rebuff to President Donald Trump's plans for withdrawing from Syria.
Najah al-Shammari's comments to the Associated Press came shortly after his meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, who went to Baghdad to negotiate the redeployment of U.S. troops in Iraq after they withdrew from Syria.
A gas cylinder exploded in a sanitary inspection room on the fifth floor of the State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology building in the city of Koltsovo.
The lab — also known as "Vector" — confirmed the explosion in a statement.
The U..S has started withdrawing troops from Syria on Friday, The New York Times reported, despite the Trump administration saying as recently as this week that they planned to handle it totally differently.