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Clapper: IS capable of Paris-style strike in U.S.

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Director of National Intelligence cautions that though not an existential threat, the group has the ability to attack U.S.

Russia says it is bolstering forces to counter NATO

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Russia's defence minister said on Wednesday that the country will set up three new divisions in the west and south of the country by the end of 2016, in a bid to counter NATO forces close to its border.

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F1 star Coulthard busted for speeding during Gumball rally in France

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India will be the 2nd largest smartphone market next year: Report

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Director of National Intelligence cautions that though not an existential threat, the group has the ability to attack U.S.

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