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Tillerson still secretary of state for now: White House

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Tillerson's dismissal is followed by confusion at highest levels of government.
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The Latest: Officials say White House fired Tillerson aide

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on the firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson : 12:20 a.m. Two U.S. officials say the White House has fired one of Rex Tillerson's top aides after he contradicted the official account of the secretary of state's dismissal by President Donald Trump.
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Officials: White House Fires Top Tillerson Aide Who Contradicted Account of His Dismissal

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Washington - Officials: White House fires top Tillerson aide who contradicted account of secretary of state's dismissal.
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Rex, We Hardly Knew You. No, Really

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So, finally, Rex Tillerson gets the boot, leaving this much-vacated administration as arguably the worst-certainly the most passive-secretary of state in a century or longer.
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There's a New Secretary of State. Who Cares?

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Rex Tillerson's sudden departure as secretary of state-alongside that of Gary Cohn last week as head of the National Economic Council-removes from the White House two of the only remaining pragmatists trusted by the rest of the world. With their departure, America's credibility has taken another big hit. And there is a deeply held view in Washington that only American leadership can prop up global stability, so if America's leadership wobbles, so too does the world. But what if the opposite is true? What if the world is capably transitioning from unipolarity to multipolarity, a new...
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Wall St. Higher as Easing Inflation Worries Outweigh Tillerson Exit

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Wall Street's main indexes rose on Tuesday as fears of faster interest rate hikes eased after a tepid U.S. consumer prices data and investors shrugged off news of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's ouster.
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Rex Tillerson outlasted 15 other secretaries of state - but only one who left under duress

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Rex Tillerson, meet Louis McLane.
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Elliott Abrams On Tillerson's Departure

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Elliott Abrams was Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's choice as No. 2 at the State Department. He gives his thoughts on Tillerson's firing.
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Wall Street opens higher

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Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Tuesday as a decline in expectations for the pace of interest rate rises outweighed news of Rex Tillerson's ouster as U.S. Secretary of State.
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Rex Tillerson Is Out as Secretary of State

Rex Tillerson Is Out as Secretary of State

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Another White House staffing bombshell: Rex Tillerson, who has had a rocky public relationship with President Trump, is out as secretary of state, reports the Washington Post. Trump is replacing him with CIA chief Mike Pompeo, a move the president himself confirmed on Twitter: Pompeo "will do a fantastic job!...
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