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Obama's royal holiday: Lunch with the queen, dinner with princes

Obama's royal holiday: Lunch with the queen, dinner with princes

Most people send a card, call or post on Facebook for someone's birthday, but President Obama went the extra mile Friday — thousands of miles, actually — to deliver 90th-birthday greetings to Queen Elizabeth II over lunch at Windsor Castle.

Britain's oldest and longest-serving monarch celebrated her birthday a day earlier, the same day Obama arrived in the evening for what likely is the final visit here of his presidency. So the two heads of state sat down for an only slightly belated birthday lunch at the castle, west of London.

Obama's wife, Michelle, flew in from Washington to attend the royal engagements. The queen's husband, Prince Philip, was on hand as...

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