Donald Trump’s newest secretary of state option has close ties to Vladimir Putin

President-elect Donald Trump met with Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson, a Texas native, at Trump Tower on Tuesday. Tillerson doesn’t have any diplomatic experience but has spent decades building relationships with Russia, including with Vladimir Putin, and Saudi Arabia as the leader of the world’s biggest private oil and natural gas company.

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Explosives bring down Platte Purchase Bridge

Demolition crews brought down a portion of the Platte Purchase Bridge. Two older bridges connecting Platte and Wyandotte counties are being replaced by the new U.S. 69 Missouri River Bridge.
Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
Explosives bring down Platte Purchase Bridge 1:29

Explosives bring down Platte Purchase Bridge

Behind-the-scenes look at Sprint filming in KC's Union Station 0:57

Behind-the-scenes look at Sprint filming in KC's Union Station

Watch Chiefs and Raiders fans brawl in stands at Arrowhead Stadium 0:47

Watch Chiefs and Raiders fans brawl in stands at Arrowhead Stadium

Chiefs QB Alex Smith on 21-13 win over Raiders 2:58

Chiefs QB Alex Smith on 21-13 win over Raiders