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December 9th, 2014
05:45 PM ET

FBI warns of potential terrorism in wake of torture report

(CNN) - According to a federal law enforcement official, a joint FBI/DHS bulletin was issued this afternoon to federal, state and local law enforcement officials warning that today’s terror report may spark online reaction, may influence homegrown violent extremists and that terrorist groups may exploit the findings for recruitment purposes.

Today during an off-camera briefing with reporters, FBI Director Comey said the FBI is "focused on whether it generates any activity overseas or from homegrown violent extremists."

CNN's Pamela Brown reports.

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