Toronto council strips Mayor Rob Ford of powers

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Posted: Friday, November 15, 2013 12:00 am

TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford vowed Friday to take City Council to court after it voted overwhelmingly to strip him of some of his powers over his admitted drug use, public drinking and increasingly erratic behavior.

Then, in a flash of remorse, the 44-year-old Ford declared: "If I would have had a mayor conducting themselves the way I have, I would have done exactly the same thing."

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