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  • Toronto mayor apologizes for crack use, defies calls to resign

    Toronto mayor apologizes for crack use, defies calls to resign
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologized to the residents of Canada's largest city Tuesday after admitting that he lied for six months about smoking crack cocaine, declaring "I love my job" and saying he would stay in it "for the sake of the taxpayers." In...
  • Toronto's crack-smoking mayor: Revenge of the hosers?

    Toronto's crack-smoking mayor: Revenge of the hosers?
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's admission that he "probably" smoked crack cocaine during "one of my drunken stupors" proved a swift and sure gift to comedy and an inspiration for Canadians' trademark talent for self-deprecation. "This is a hoser country. We...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford wears NFL tie while admitting to smoking crack

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford wears NFL tie while admitting to smoking crack
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford did the right thing Tuesday by admitting that he had smoked crack cocaine. But he wore the wrong tie. In delivering a speech that could well determine the rest of his political career, Ford wore a suit, naturally, but with a...
  • Inspired by Rob Ford, Stephen Colbert smokes 'crack'

    Inspired by Rob Ford, Stephen Colbert smokes 'crack'
    On Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert couldn't wait to address the growing crack smoking scandal that's engulfing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Describing the hefty Ford as a "Chris Farley tribute mayor," Colbert relayed the news that Toronto police had confirmed...
  • Jimmy Kimmel has a chat with 'Rob Ford'

    Jimmy Kimmel has a chat with 'Rob Ford'
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is the gift that keeps on giving for late-night comedians. On Wednesday, Jimmy Kimmel couldn't get the actual Rob Ford to speak, but he had the next best thing: "Parks and Recreation's" Jim O'Heir doing his best Rob Ford impression....
  • Toronto mayor says he was 'extremely inebriated' in video rant

    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,...
  • Twitter IPO fever, 'Star Wars VII' delay, 'Monuments Men' stock rises

    Twitter IPO fever, 'Star Wars VII' delay, 'Monuments Men' stock rises
    Big things really do come in small packages -- 140-character packages, to be exact. Making its debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, Twitter's stock rocketed above its initial public offering price in a frenzied day of trading that...
  • 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...
  • Crack-smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford makes U.S. pols look good

    Crack-smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford makes U.S. pols look good
    Thank you, Rob Ford. Thank you for making American politicians look so good. It’s almost as though the mayor of Toronto was planted north of the border just to make the American citizenry think to itself: “Hey, we thought our guys were...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he'll seek reelection, not rehab

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he'll seek reelection, not rehab
    Toronto city leaders on Wednesday urged disgraced Mayor Rob Ford to resign or take a leave of absence to "address your challenges privately," calling his admissions to smoking crack cocaine a distraction and a stain on the city's reputation. But the...
  • Face it, Toronto, you're too polite to deal with big bad Rob Ford

    Face it, Toronto, you're too polite to deal with big bad Rob Ford
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford could very well be the smartest stupid politician in the world.  On Wednesday, the wisecracking, crack-smoking leader of Canada’s largest city took his rogue show before its City Council. Having finally admitted —...