Toronto mayor loses powers

Embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford has been stripped of most of his remaining powers as he refuses to quit following revelations that he smoked crack cocaine and threatened to murder someone. During the debate he appeared to push a female councillor.

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Footage shows Toronto mayor threatening murder

Footage obtained by the Canadian newspaper the Toronto Star shows the city's mayor threatening to murder someone.

The video contains strong language throughout.

"I'm going to kill that fking guy, I'm telling you it's first-degree murder...he dies or I die brother," the Mayor is heard to say.

Watch the video in full on the Toronto Star website

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