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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford makes a statement to the media outside his office at Toronto's city hall after the release of a video on Thursday Nov. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Toronto council poised to strip mayor of powers

TORONTO (AP) — Beset by scandal, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford faces another likely setback Monday as the City Council takes up a motion to snatch away most of his remaining powers. Ford called the effort […]

11/18/2013

Mayor Rob Ford, right, has a conversation with Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti at city hall in Toronto on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Toronto mayor says he’s getting professional help

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford announced Thursday he’s getting help from health care professionals but again refused to step aside over his drug use and drinking. He also threatened to take legal actions […]

11/14/2013

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, left, confronts Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong at City Council in Toronto on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Toronto mayor admits he has bought illegal drugs

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted during a heated City Council debate Wednesday that he bought illegal drugs in the past two years, but he firmly refused to step down even after nearly […]

11/13/2013

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford makes a statement to the media outside his office at Toronto's city hall after the release of a video on Thursday Nov. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

New video emerges of ranting Toronto mayor

TORONTO (AP) — A new video that surfaced Thursday showed Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in rambling rage, threatening to “murder” someone and “poke his eyes out” — deepening the conviction among both critics and allies […]

11/07/2013

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford addresses the media at City Hall in Toronto, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Pressure ramps up for Toronto mayor to step aside

TORONTO (AP) — City councilors called on Toronto’s deputy mayor Wednesday to “orchestrate a dignified exit from city hall” for Mayor Rob Ford, who acknowledged smoking crack in a “drunken stupor.” One of the mayor’s […]

11/06/2013

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford addresses the media at City Hall in Toronto, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Toronto mayor admits crack use, plans to keep job

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged for the first time Tuesday that he smoked crack “probably a year ago,” when he was in a “drunken stupor,” but he refused to resign despite immense […]

11/05/2013

Toronto mayor Rob Ford (AP Photo)

Toronto mayor admits he smoked crack while drunk

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged for the first time Tuesday that he smoked crack “probably a year ago” when he was in a “drunken stupor,” an admission that immediately intensified the pressure […]

11/05/2013

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

GM boosts prices as pickup truck battle rages

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is adding a twist to the fight for supremacy in the red-hot U.S. pickup truck market: It’s raising prices. GM is adding almost $2,100 to the sticker price of the […]

10/16/2013

Ford’s Theatre in DC to reopen with private funds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ford’s Theatre will reopen its doors and resume performances Wednesday, using private funding, even though the government shutdown has continued into a third week. Theater officials announced Tuesday that the national historic […]

10/15/2013

Ford trucks on lot

Auto sales maintain momentum, led by pickups

DETROIT (AP) – U.S. buyers snapped up new cars and trucks in June at a pace not seen since before the recession. Continuing demand for big pickups helped boost sales for Detroit’s automakers. Ford said […]

07/02/2013

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