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  • After prison stint, former Providence, R.I., mayor eyes comeback

    PROVIDENCE R.I. (Reuters) - The man who ran Providence, Rhode Island, for 22 of the past 50 years is convinced that his hometown needs him again and isn't going to let a little thing like the five years he spent in prison on a racketeering conviction...
  • New Britain Councilor Should Quit, Period

    New Britain Councilor Should Quit, Period
    Apparently the embarrassing shenanigans of alcohol- and crack-addicted Mayor Rob Ford, who has turned Toronto government into a laughingstock, failed to make a lasting impression on Michael Trueworthy, leader of New Britain's common council. Mr....
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford asks forgiveness as he returns to work

    Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford returned from two months of rehabilitation and delivered an emotional apology to the public and to fellow city officials, though he avoided questions from reporters about his use of racial slurs. Ford said he came to...
  • Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago

    Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago
    — The rules of business in Bogota in the 1990s reached far beyond balance sheets and profit margins. If you could afford an armored car, you bought one. If you had the means to move your family to Miami, you did. On weekend trips, you either...
  • Cubs' Jeff Samardzija doesn't understand pitch-count concern

    Cubs' Jeff Samardzija doesn't understand pitch-count concern
    A look at what a few major leaguers had to say this week: "This is an on-field issue for uniformed personnel. That's all there is to it. I'm a grown man. I'm 29. I'm not a prospect or 22. I feel good, and I'm grown up enough and responsible enough to...
  • Toronto-based Blue Ice Group and KinoSmith Launch Doc Shingle

    Toronto-based companies Blue Ice Group and KinoSmith have inked a deal to create Blue Ice Docs, a full-service distribution company that will fund and acquire non-fiction Canadian and international films it was announced Monday at the Hot Docs Film...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to Enter Rehab for Substance Abuse

    Toronto mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence from office to enter a substance abuse program, according to the Associated Press. The embattled politician, who is in the middle of a re-election campaign, was recorded swearing and ranting at a...
  • Obama slings jokes, jabs at White House correspondents' dinner

    Obama slings jokes, jabs at White House correspondents' dinner
    So how bad was last year for President Obama? “Things got so bad,” the president said, “the 47% called Mitt Romney to apologize.” That got a big laugh, as did other self-deprecating remarks — and stinging jabs at...
  • Jimmy Fallon, 'Tonight Show' Still Rolling in Ratings

    Jimmy Kimmel posted gains with a week of shows from Austin, but his ABC latenight show was still no match for NBC's "Tonight Show," which remains dominant one month into the run of new host Jimmy Fallon. Fallon was expected to be the latenight ratings...
  • Jimmy Kimmel Riffs with the Clintons on Private Lives, Public Service and (Of Course) 2016

    The occasion was the Clinton Global Initiative University, an event at Arizona State University heavy in talk of inspiration and public service. A highlight was its closing session on Saturday, a rare on-stage joint interview with Bill, Hillary and...
  • Rob Ford caught in expletive-filled video threatening 'murder'

    Rob Ford 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...