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The threat from North Korea seems to be growing, but at a time when the Trump administration seems to be sending out some mixed messages.

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The Trump administration calls it the toughest sanctions on any country in a generation.

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NIKKI HALEY: North Korea's irresponsible and careless acts have just proved to be quite costly to the regime.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he is staying on the job.

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REX TILLERSON: I'm not going anywhere.

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President Trump's administration says it's trying harder to bring home American citizens detained in Iran. Iran seems to be hinting that it wants another prisoner swap, as the Obama administration once negotiated.

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