UK's Cameron hails 'steadfast' Queen Elizabeth II on her 90th birthday

April 21, 2016 12:19 PM

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WINDSOR, England – Queen Elizabeth II — Britain's oldest and longest-serving monarch — was celebrating her 90th birthday Thursday with a day at home with the dogs, a short walk to greet well-wishers and a family party, as the nation paid tribute to her service and stamina.

Her government and subjects held gun salutes, fireworks and speeches in Parliament in the queen's honor, and televised retrospectives offered scenes from a royal life that has stretched from the Roaring '20s to the Internet age.

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