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U.S. looks into diverse options to rescue three American detainees in North Kore

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The U.S. government says... it is doing all it can to secure the release of the three. Speaking to CNN on Tuesday,... State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said... the U.S. was looking into diverse options to help them,... such as dispatching a special envoy. She said... North Korea refused Washington′s earlier proposal to send Robert King, the U.S. special envoy for North Korean Human Rights, to Pyongyang. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest also said on Tuesday that... their safe release was at the top of the administration′s agenda. Earlier this week, Kenneth Bae, Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle were each granted a five minute interview with CNN,... in which they all pleaded for the U.S. government to do more to help them.