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Obama briefed by FBI, Homeland security advisers on Boston incident-White House

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was briefed on Monday by FBI Director Bob Mueller and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano about the ongoing investigation of twin explosions that hit the Boston Marathon.

A White House official said Obama was told about the "active investigation and response to the incident in Boston" as well as the ongoing coordination with state and local officials.

(Reporting by Steve Holland; editing by Jackie Frank)

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130415/obama-briefed-fbi-homeland-security-advisers-boston-incident-wh