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Posted: June 12, 2014 at 4:52 a.m.

Boris Johnson, the London mayor who wants to buy water cannons for possible deployment against rioters and was challenged in a radio interview to stand in front of a jet of water from a cannon to show it's not dangerous, told LBC presenter Nick Ferrari, "All right, you've challenged me to this. I suppose I'm going to have to do it now."

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Strike misses Taliban, kills 5 Americans

White House principal deputy press secretary Josh Earnest speaks to the media during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. Earnest answered questions including on the recent soldier deaths in Afghanistan.

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The Wal-Mart driver whose tractor-trailer slammed into a van carrying comedian Tracy Morgan, critically injuring Morgan and killing another passenger, pleaded innocent Wedn... Read »