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U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk (L) and Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank speak at a news conference during the 23rd session of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade in Washingtonin this file photo from December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/Files

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk (L) and Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank speak at a news conference during the 23rd session of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade in Washingtonin this file photo from December 19, 2012....more

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk (L) and Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank speak at a news conference during the 23rd session of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade in Washingtonin this file photo from December 19, 2012. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/Files
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees work on the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) operational watch floor where they monitor, track, and investigate cyber incidents in this handout photo taken October 29, 2009 at the Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho. REUTERS/Chris Morgan/Idaho National Laboratory

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees work on the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) operational watch floor where they monitor, track, and investigate cyber incidents in this handout photo taken...more

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees work on the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) operational watch floor where they monitor, track, and investigate cyber incidents in this handout photo taken October 29, 2009 at the Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho. REUTERS/Chris Morgan/Idaho National Laboratory
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