Toronto mayor apologises for murder rant video

Toronto mayor Rob Ford has apologised for an expletive-ridden video in which he threatens to kill someone.

Mr Ford said he had been "very inebriated" while the video was shot and that the incident was "extremely embarrassing".

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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.