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  • Toronto mayor caught in expletive-filled video threatening 'murder'

    Toronto mayor caught in expletive-filled video threatening 'murder'
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is learning that a bad situation can always get worse.  Video has emerged that shows him angry and out of breath, ranting about killing someone. "It's first-degree murder!" "No holds barred." "He dies or I die." "I'll rip...
  • Toronto mayor says he was 'extremely inebriated' in video rant

    Two days after apologizing for having smoked crack cocaine, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was confronted Thursday with another video in which he admits  being "extremely, extremely inebriated" as he rants and threatens to   kill someone. The Toronto Star,...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford loses radio show, calls mount for his exit

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford loses radio show, calls mount for his exit
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on Friday lost the radio show he has used to ignite a conservative following and came under mounting pressure from family, colleagues and critics to resign or go on leave. Fellow city officials in Canada's biggest municipality...
  • Toronto police find video purported to show mayor smoking crack

    A dormant scandal over Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's alleged drug use flared anew Thursday when the city's police chief disclosed that a video purportedly showing Ford smoking crack cocaine had been recovered from a computer seized in a related drug probe....
  • KNBC-TV playing to viewers on L.A. County buses

    KNBC-TV playing to viewers on L.A. County buses
    KNBC-TV Channel 4 is taking the bus. Nearly 1,800 Los Angeles County buses operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have become the latest vehicles for the local TV station's advertising sales and marketing. The NBCUniversal-owned station...
  • Iranian-born suspect charged with endangering L.A.-bound plane

    An Iranian-born Montreal man faces three criminal charges in an alleged attempt to board a Los Angeles-bound plane with bomb-making components in his carry-on luggage, Canadian media reported Monday. Antony Piazza, 71, appeared in court a day after...
  • News of the Weird: Painting With the Vomit of Houseflies

    News of the Weird: Painting With the Vomit of Houseflies
    The conflicted double life of Israeli Orthodox Jew Shadar Hadar, 34, might be as formidable to manage as that of an international spy. Though deeply and defiantly religious, he typically around midnight "trades his knitted white yarmulke" for a "wavy...
  • News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville

    News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville
    “With its neatly cut lawns and luscious tropical vegetation,” wrote a BBC News reporter in July, Miracle Village, Fla., is an “idyllic rural community” of 200 residents — about half of whom are registered sex offenders,...
  • Patty Andrews dies at 94; Andrews Sisters' last surviving member

    They were the swinging, sassy voice of the homefront for U.S. service personnel overseas during World War II, singing catchy hit tunes such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Rum and Coca Cola" that delighted Americans and catapulted the Andrews Sisters to...
  • Dale Robertson dies at 89; TV and western movie star

    Dale Robertson dies at 89; TV and western movie star
    Dale Robertson, an Oklahoma horseman who became a TV and western movie star during the genre's heyday, died Tuesday at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla. He was 89. Robertson, who was best known for starring in the series "Tales of Wells Fargo" from...
  • Engineer in Canada rail disaster unfairly blamed, lawyer says

    Engineer in Canada rail disaster unfairly blamed, lawyer says
    The train engineer on duty during the July 6 Canadian rail disaster that killed at least 50 people and incinerated the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic is devastated and in seclusion, his lawyer told Canadian journalists Tuesday. Tom Harding, who was the...