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  • Toronto City Council votes to strip Mayor Rob Ford of key powers

    Toronto City Council votes to strip Mayor Rob Ford of key powers
    Toronto City Council members voted overwhelmingly Friday to strip Mayor Rob Ford of his powers of appointment and emergency rule, an act of damage control as the leader of Canada's biggest city continues to provoke scandal and revulsion. The City...
  • 10 things you might not know about apologies

    10 things you might not know about apologies
    What a sorry month. President Barack Obama has apologized for the troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act. And Toronto Mayor Rob Ford seems to be on an apology tour, saying he's sorry for drunkenness, for smoking crack, for crude sexual comments and...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford remains defiant despite gutted authority

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford remains defiant despite gutted authority
    A new episode in Canada's political soap opera aired Monday when the Toronto City Council voted to strip Mayor Rob Ford of much of his budget and staff, an act of frustration by a governing body lacking the legal authority to remove the foul-mouthed,...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford ignores CFL's request and attends playoff game

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford ignores CFL's request and attends playoff game
    You can't tell Toronto Mayor Rob Ford what to do. Don't even bother trying. It will just blow up in your face. Mark Cohon, the commissioner of the Canadian Football League, found out the hard way Sunday when Ford showed up at a playoff game between...
  • Which political sibling is worse: Liz Cheney or Doug Ford?

    Which political sibling is worse: Liz Cheney or Doug Ford?
    Two pairs of political siblings and their travails have been in the news this week: The Cheney sisters have been fighting with each other about gay marriage, and the Ford brothers have been fighting with everybody about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's fitness...
  • Rob Ford: The 'best father' and prime minister wannabe remains defiant

    With all the recent drama surrounding Rob Ford, you have to wonder what the next stop is on the Toronto mayor's "crazy train." Even outside of Canada, Ford fatigue may be setting in. Sunday saw him attending a Canadian Football League game -- despite...
  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford turns into a reality TV show star

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford turns into a reality TV show star
    A half-century ago, John F. Kennedy, Walter Cronkite and Marilyn Monroe were celebrities in their own spheres, but they stayed in their spheres. JFK never tried to be anything but a political figure, Cronkite never strayed from journalism and Marilyn...
  • Iran official: Nuclear talks are 'historic opportunity' for change

    Iran official: Nuclear talks are 'historic opportunity' for change
    GENEVA -- Iran’s foreign minister has embarked on a personal effort to promote the international talks over Iran’s nuclear program, and appears to be suggesting a way Iran and the West can finesse the touchy question of Iran’s “...
  • Twelve injured in Egypt clashes

    Twelve injured in Egypt clashes
    CAIRO — Twelve people were injured in clashes across Egypt on Tuesday, as protesters gathered to commemorate the second anniversary of deadly street fighting that preceded parliamentary elections following the toppling of longtime autocratic...
  • Ron Burgundy performs Rob Ford's campaign theme song on 'Conan'

    Ron Burgundy performs Rob Ford's campaign theme song on 'Conan'
    Ever-classy 1970s TV anchorman Ron Burgundy (a.k.a. Will Ferrell) dropped by Conan O'Brien's show Wednesday night to talk about a lot of things, including his Dodge Durango ads and what to do in the event of a prison riot. But what he was most excited...
  • Poll: Toronto mayor's popularity unscathed by scandals, lost clout

    Poll: Toronto mayor's popularity unscathed by scandals, lost clout
    The latest poll on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's job performance makes one wonder what the crack-smoking, foul-mouthed, short-fused leader of Canada's biggest city would have to do to turn off voters. Ford's popularity has hardly been dented by his...