Trump and Tillerson, the former CEO of Exxon Mobile, have reportedly been at odds for months.
US stock index futures pared their gains and the dollar also trimmed gains versus the yen while extending losses versus the euro amid the news.
The timing of the move was created to allow Trump to put a new team in place in advance of those talks, said a White House official speaking on condition of anonymity in order to discuss a personnel decision.
President Donald Trump is telling reporters that he made the decision to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "by myself".
Tillerson is set to replaced by current CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Trump tweeted, "He will do a fantastic job!"
He announced that deputy CIA Director Gina Haspel will become the new director, and the first woman so chosen.
While some intelligence officers have said that Pompeo tends to tell Trump what he wants to hear rather than giving him their assessments, others say they have been impressed by his intellect, willingness to listen and advocacy of more robust covert operations.
Fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L), and his replacement, Mike Pompeo.
"She was the acting director for operations when I arrived, and she has a wealth of experience and background, and she has more than three decades experience overseas as well as at headquarters, ' said Brennan, saying she enjoyed 'tremendous respect" in the agency.
A look at Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
President Trump on Tuesday ousted Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State and said he is replacing him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The Secretary of State was reportedly asked Friday to return to Washington and informed he would be let go by Trump.
Serena Williams started after 15 months break
Another Serena error makes it 40-30, but Venus sends a backhand from the baseline wide for deuce. "I still have a lot to give. Venus falls behind love-30 on her serve and very quickly it's Serena with a half-chance for an early break.
Bills have 'some interest' in QB Sam Bradford — NFL free agency
Siemian, Lynch and Chad Kelly , a seventh-rounder previous year who sat out his rookie season with injuries, remain on the roster. Their inconsistent play on both the offensive line and at quarterback have been big reasons why they've sat out the postseason.
The secretary of state was on an official tour of Africa last week when he was caught unawares by Mr Trump's agreement to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
"With Mike, Mike Pompeo, we have a very similar thought process".
The State Department said Tillerson only learned of his termination when he read Trump's tweet on Tuesday morning. "A great deal has been accomplished over the last fourteen months, and I wish him and his family well".
Mr Tillerson, a former chief executive of ExxonMobil, was only appointed to the job just over a year ago. The Post's Gearan, Philip Rucker and Ashley Parker reported on October 4 that "the already tense relationship between the two headstrong men - one a billionaire former real estate developer, the other a former captain of the global oil industry - has ruptured into what some White House officials call an irreparable breach that will inevitably lead to Tillerson's departure, whether immediately or not". While that may have improved the standing of an agency Trump attacked repeatedly during his presidential campaign and the transition, it also raised concerns about Pompeo's commitment to keep the CIA free of politics.
"I think Rex will be much happier now", Trump said.
Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary at the time, sought to portray a more harmonious dynamic, saying that "the secretary is having an ongoing and productive exchange with the president and his team".
Conspicuously missing: A statement from Tillerson himself.
Pompeo said in a statement of the president's decision, "If confirmed, I look forward to guiding the world's finest diplomatic corps in formulating and executing the President's foreign policy".
The rare meeting of scions of Kenya's founding fathers elicited mixed reactions but there was a common feeling of optimism. Bodyguards were withdrawan in early February after the "swearing-in" of Odinga as "people's president".
And even with those numbers, Wrinkle In Time may still struggle to make a profit - as its budget far exceeded $100 million. As a writer and director, she's known for powerhouse, emotional films like Selma - the biopic of Dr.
It will peak at 85.6% of GDP in 2017-18 then fall to 85.5% in 2018-19, then 85.1%, 82.1%, 78.3%, and finally 77.9% in 2022-23. He said: "Our economy will remain and open and outward-looking, confident to compete with the best in the world".
South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Missouri, Georgia and LSU joined the Bulldogs as ranked teams for most of the season. Bennett said Oklahoma's strength of schedule, which was second best in the country, was a key to its selection.
Taliban fighters control large parts of the country, and thousands of Afghan soldiers and civilians are being killed every year. The insurgent group has said it is prepared to negotiate, but only with the United States and not with the Kabul government.
The FT report said London had a "good chance" of securing the listing, citing insiders briefed on the negotiations. NY and London have been front-runners to host the company's worldwide flotation, alongside a Riyadh listing.
American Idol returned after a two-year hiatus with a few notable changes , but it was still the same old Idol . Luke admitted her voice was "easy on the ears", and then Katy boldly added, "You're Top 10 ".
Bellamy went undrafted out of Louisville in 2012 and did not have an accrued season in his first three years in the league. The Bears may not be done in free agency and/or the draft when it comes to solidifying the wide receiver position.
Some experts are concerned that North Korea could be seeking to delay global action while strengthening its nuclear program. Dealing with the North Korea issue is one reason he decided Monday to cut short the trip by a day and return home.
On the President's engagement in Benue, Shehu said: "The programme, as it stands now, is as we had it in Taraba". It is, however, not clear if the birthday get-together took place in Abuja or Nasarawa.
Craig Mack, 'Flava In Ya Ear' Superstar, Dies at 46
Following news of Mack's death, the hip-hop community and fans took to social media to express their condolences. Rapper Biz Markie also paid tribute , saying: " He had two flawless singles and the platonic rap remix".
Rabada found guilty, suspended for two Tests
Lungi Ngidi and South African teammates celebrate the wicket of Nathan Lyon on day four of the second test . Over the last nine months, this is the third time Rabada's send-offs have come into the spotlight.
Tillerson, Lavrov fail to meet in Ethiopia
The two foreign ministers also discussed how to jointly combat terrorism and extremism in the Horn of Africa and Sahel region. Lavrov's visit is a reflection of outstanding and longstanding relation between the two countries, he noted.
PMB's Visit To Benue Sign Of Hope - Ortom
It was gathered that the slain policemen were part of the security operatives deployed in troubled communities in the state. The President also assured the people of Benue that he can not overlook the killings in Benue or any other part of Nigeria.
Congress MLAs suspended from T-Assembly
The Business Advisory Council of the Assembly would discuss and finalise the agenda for the ninth session of the House. A few of them held placards and some members also tore papers and flung them in the air.
OPEC Price Fight Weighs on Oil
That's more than top exporter Saudi Arabia producers and almost as much as Russian Federation pumps out, at nearly 11 million bpd. President Donald Trump 's decision to go ahead with tariffs in imported steel and aluminum, sparking fears of a trade war.
Yankees, Neil Walker close to $5M deal
As first reported by Jeff Passan , the New York Yankees have agreed to terms with second basemen/utility man Neil Walker . The 32-year-old hit.265 with 14 homers and 49 RBI last year for the Mets and Milwaukee, who acquired him August 12.
Coutinho backs Neymar to return to Barcelona
It is thought that he will play master puppeteer and try to negotiate with Al Khelaifi and Real president Florentino Perez. This is something Real Madrid could certainly capitalise on if they were to sign the Brazilian.
Paralympics 2018: U.S. medal tracker
Hosts South Korea entertained the crowd in ice sledge hockey group match with a 4-1 victory over Japan. Rob Armstrong of Guelph, Ontario led Canada with three points (two goals and one assist).