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Trump taps Exxon chief Tillerson as secretary of state

WASHINGTON: US President-elect Donald Trump announced Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson as his choice for secretary of state on Tuesday, praising him as a successful international dealmaker who leads a global operation. Tillerson's experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for Exxon, the world's largest energy company, although questions have been raised about his relations with Russia. "He will be a forceful and clear-eyed advocate for America‚Äôs vital national…