1. LONDON

    Brits Want Boris Johnson for PM

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    Looks like the success of the London Olympics has overshadowed the hilarious image of Boris Johnson dangling from a stuck zip line. Despite his fears that no one could take him seriously after that embarrassing incident, 71 percent of people in the U.K. who responded to a recent survey said they want the London mayor to be Britain's next prime minister. Johnson has said on numerous occasions that he's not interested in the job and, if he were to run, he'd have to first be reelected to Parliament, since he dropped out in 2008 to become mayor. Still, while Johnson asked earlier this week, "How could anybody elect a prat who gets stuck in a zip wire?" a representative from the group that conducted the survey noted, "Each blunder only seems to add to his charm. His stock is at an all-time high following the Games." 

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