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'Man charged' after security alert at Boston Marathon vigil

Local reporters say a man has been charged after a security alert at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, one year after a deadly bombing there. Unattended backpacks were found and destroyed by a bomb squad.

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Minute's silence for Boston Marathon bombing victims

A minute's silence has taken place at a memorial event marking one year since the Boston Marathon bombings.

The Boston Marathon bombing memorial event took place near the race's finish line. Credit: Pool
US Vice President Joe Biden observes the minute's silence at the memorial event. Credit: Pool
Following the minute's silence an American flag was unfurled as the crowd sang the National Anthem. Credit: Pool

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