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Seoul Fells Controversial Christmas 'Tree' that Twinkled on Border

A Christmas tree-shaped tower on South Korea's northern border that angered Pyongyang's atheist regime with its seasonal lights has gone permanently dark. South Korea said Wednesday that it had dismantled the 43-year-old structure because it was no longer safe. With its white cross perched atop the 20-meter steel pyramid, the tree was visible across the heavily-fortified border when it was turned on every year during the holiday season. North Korea repeatedly called for the...

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