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Crack-smoking Toronto mayor Rob Ford has higher approval rating than Obama

Crack-smoking antics of Rob Ford do not appear to have put off his supporters, poll shows...

Rob Ford, the crack-smoking mayor of Toronto, has a higher approval rating than Barack Obama, according to a survey.

A Forum Research survey of 1,049 Toronto voters found that 42 per cent approved of the job Mr Ford has been doing as mayor of Canada'slargest city.

Although it is a two point drop from two weeks ago, it is up from the 39 per cent approval rating he had before he admitted smoking crack cocaine...

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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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Mission Creep? EPA Agents Join The War On Drugs

The EPA has full federal law enforcement capabilities, and their charter allows them to participate in the investigation and prosecution of “criminal conduct that threatens people's health,” according to the EPA’s Criminal Investigation Division (EPA CID).

The federal case involved two men, Tomas Alvarado and Eliseo Lopez Martinez, who were sentenced for their role in conspiracies to possess and distribute controlled substances: cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin. The operation stretched from California to Idaho, Montana, and South Dakota, according to court documents...

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