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Obama wants Queen at D-Day event

US President Barack Obama is trying to secure an invitation for the Queen to attend the official D-Day commemorations in France on Saturday.

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said: "We are working with those involved to see that it happens."

Buckingham Palace has said the Queen will not attend as she has not been invited.

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