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** FILE ** Rep. Mike Rogers (left), Michigan Republican, who is House Intelligence Committee chairman, and Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Maryland Democrat, who is his party's ranking member on the panel, confer on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, after releasing a report on an 11-month probe of China’s two leading technology firms, Huawei Technologies Ltd. and ZTE Corp. The report warns that the two telecommunications makers pose a major security threat to the U.S. (Associated Press)