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South Korea Lights Border Christmas Tree

Posted December 23rd, 2012 at 1:10 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea has allowed a Christian group to light a massive steel Christmas tree tower near the country’s tense border with North Korea. The holiday display is thought to be in response to North Korea’s recent launching of a long-range rocket that South Korea and the U.S. say was a test of banned missile technology. […]

US First Lady Receives Official White House Christmas Tree

Posted November 23rd, 2012 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama received the official White House Christmas tree Friday — an annual day-after-Thanksgiving tradition. Mrs. Obama inspected the tree with daughters Sasha and Malia and family dog Bo, after it was delivered on a horse-drawn carriage. A military band played the song, “O Christmas Tree” as the Obamas walked outside. The […]

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US First Lady Receives Official White House Evergreen

Posted November 23rd, 2012 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama received the official White House Christmas tree Friday — an annual day-after-Thanksgiving tradition. Mrs. Obama inspected the tree with daughters Sasha and Malia and family dog Bo, after it was delivered on a horse-drawn carriage. The first lady leaned down to smell the nearly 5.8-meter fir tree, while 14-year-old Malia […]

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Obama Family Lights National Christmas Tree

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 10:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The Christmas season officially came to Washington Thursday when U.S. President Barack Obama and his family lit the National Christmas Tree. The eight meter tall spruce, covered by blue and green lights and topped by a dazzling white star, is standing in its traditional place on an area behind the White House called the Ellipse. […]

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US First Lady Receives White House Christmas Tree

Posted November 25th, 2011 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama received the official White House Christmas tree Friday. Mrs. Obama inspected the tree with daughters Sasha and Malia and family dog Bo, after it was delivered on a horse-drawn carriage. After walking around the nearly 5.8-meter tree, the Obamas gave a thumbs-up signifying their approval. The tree comes from a […]

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