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    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper listens at center to testimony given by Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, far right, during the House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015.

    Chinese cyber espionage continues to target a "broad spectrum of U.S. interests," including national security information, sensitive economic data and intellectual property, the U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said on Thursday.

    In a statement to the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Clapper said improved U.S. cyber security would complicate Chinese cyber espionage "by addressing the less sophisticated threats and raising the cost and risk if China persists."