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Boris Johnson mocks Ed Miliband in speech to lift spirits at Tory conference

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Boris Johnson mocks Ed Miliband in speech to lift spirits at Tory conference
London mayor says Milibands performance at his own conference exploded myth that Labour is doomed to succeedBoris Johnson has moved to cheer the spirits of Conservative activists by saying the party can win next years general election after Ed Milibands poor performance at his conference had exploded the myth that Labour is doomed to succeed.In a populist but loyal speech, peppered with characteristic jokes, the London mayor said David Cameron would lead Britain into 2015 and beyond and was the ... more

Afghanistan and US sign long-delayed troop pact

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Afghanistan and US sign long-delayed troop pact
Kabul (AFP) - Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a deal to allow about 10,000 US troops to stay in the country next year, as new President Ashraf Ghani took a major step towards mending frayed ties with Washington.

U.S. home prices rise less than expected in July: S&P/Case-Shiller

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. single-family home prices rose in July on a year-over-year basis but fell short of expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.

Stage production for 18-minute Obama speech cost $94,360

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The stage, drapes, and sound system for an 18-minute speech by President Barack Obama cost taxpayers nearly $100,000.
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What's behind White House security lapses?

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Anderson discusses security incidents at the White House with Washington Post's Carol Leonnig & former agent Dan Bongino.