President Donald Trump cancels retaliatory attack on Iran | USA TODAY

President Trump canceled a retaliatory attack on Iran after the nation shot down a U.S. surveillance drone, according to a U.S. official brief.

The president’s decision followed a day of high tensions in Washington as he and military officials weighed their options for retaliating against Iran. The nation claimed it shot the drone because it violated Iranian airspace, a claim the U.S. says is false.

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