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Liam Neeson slams Mayor de Blasio for skipping carriage horse stable tour: ‘He should have manned up and come’

On Sunday, the actor took more than a dozen City Council memberson a tour of Clinton Park Stables, but the mayor turned down his invitation. "He should have manned up and come," Neeson said. "I'm disappointed he's not here."

Neeson said the horses are "well cared for," and noted that the industry has been in New York since before Abraham Lincoln was president. "It's a connection with our past, it's a connection with our history," he said...

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Toronto City Council to Strip Mayor Rob Ford of Most of His Powers

Toronto city council is set to remove most of Mayor Rob Ford's remaining powers as the embattled city leader refuses to step down.

City legislators will vote on Monday to reduce Mr Ford's budget and delegate many of his powers to the deputy mayor.

Mr Ford, 44, who has promised to fight the council's decisions, labelled the vote as a "coup d'etat".

The mayor of Canada's largest city has faced intense pressure to quit since he admitted to smoking crack cocaine...

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