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Trump fires Rex Tillerson, selects Mike Pompeo as new Secretary of State

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Tuesday morning that he had fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and appointed CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him, ending months of speculation about how much longer the embattled Tillerson would last in the job.<p>In a tweet, Trump thanked …

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Gary Cohn Says He Will Resign as Trump’s Top Economic Adviser

Gary D. Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser, said on Tuesday that he would resign, becoming the latest in a series of high-profile departures from the Trump administration.<p>White House officials insisted that there was no single factor behind the departure of Mr. Cohn, who heads the …

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Teen girl’s suspected killer found dead in Mexico

LOS ANGELES — Investigators say a fugitive gang member on a federal most-wanted list suspected in the 2002 kidnapping and slaying of a teenage girl …

Brady sets NFL record as Pats hold off Jets after controversial call

Tom Brady's record-setting victory was hardly smooth and easy. It also wasn't the prettiest of his 187 regular-season wins.<p>Brady, who broke a tie …

Indian Secures Podium Sweep Number Three

It was reigning Grand National Champion Bryan Smith that edged out his teammates with a final pass to secure his third consecutive win of the season …

Adrian Peterson reportedly set to meet with Super Bowl champion Patriots this week

This should probably scare the rest of the NFL<p>After basically sitting out the first month of free agency, it looks like Adrian Peterson has decided …

Final stop of craft that flew to Capitol? The garbage heap

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials plan to destroy a helicopter-like aircraft that made headlines when its owner flew it on to the lawn of the U.S. Capitol …

'The Situation ... Is Truly Catastrophic'; Hurricane Matthew Slams Into Haiti

<b>Updated at 4:45 p.m. ET with further states of emergency in the U.S.</b><p>Hurricane Matthew crashed into southwestern Haiti as a Category 4 storm Tuesday morning, dumping rain and scouring the land with maximum sustained winds of 145 miles per hour.<p>It is the first Category 4 storm to make landfall in …

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