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  • NY police stepping up security after Boston Marathon explosion

    WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - The New York Police Department has stepped up security around landmarks in Manhattan, including near prominent hotels, in response to at least one explosion near the finish line of the Boston marathon on Monday, said Paul Browne, deputy commissioner of the NYPD.

    Browne told Reuters that New York police were re-deploying counter-terrorism vehicles around the city.

    (Reporting by Mark Hosenball; Editing by James Dalgleish)
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