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Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 03/19/2012

In other news: UK gift to Obama — made in China?

Cameron and Obama in Washington last week. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

• Another diplomatic gift gaffe: The pricey ping-pong kit that British PM David Cameron gave President Obama last week was made in China. The $954 Dunlop table — customized with British and American flags to commemorate their table tennis match in London last year — was designed in Britain but made in a Chinese factory, reports the Sunday Mirror. Since you asked: Obama’s gift to Cameron, a customized Braten BBQ grill, was made in the U.S.A., the White House says.

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