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President Barack Obama has spoken out for the second time regarding yesterday's Boston Marathon bombings, this time calling them an act of terrorism.

“This was a heinous and cowardly act," Obama said. "Given what we know about what took place, the F.B.I. is investigating it as an act of terrorism."

“Anytime bombs are used to target innocent civilians it is an act of terror.”

In Obama's first statement on the incident last night, he pledged to bring those responsible for justice, but stopped short of using the words terror or terrorism.

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President Barack Obama ordered the "full resources" of the federal government to respond to the tragic and "senseless" Boston Marathon bombing today.

He also called for security around the U.S. as necessary.

At least two are dead and 110 injured after a explosions rocked downtown Boston near the finish line of the annual sporting event Monday afternoon.

Some sources have reported the toll even higher.

"We still do not know who did this or why," Obama said from the White House. "But make no mistake, we will get to the bottom of this, and we will find out who did this."

Any individuals or groups responsible will "feel the full weight of justice," he said, while the American people will say a prayer for Boston tonight."

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Barack Obama Biography

Barack and Michelle Obama Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America. He became a Democratic U.S. Senator from Illinois in 2004, and has... More »
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Barack Hussein Obama II

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