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TORONTO (AP) — Toronto’s City Council voted overwhelmingly Friday to strip Mayor Rob Ford of some of his powers in the latest attempt to box in the brash leader who has rebuffed huge pressure to resign over his drinking and drug habits and erratic behavior.
The motion, approved in a 39-3 vote, suspends Ford’s authority to appoint and dismiss the deputy mayor and his executive committee, which runs the budget process. John Filion, the councilor who introduced the motion, has said the goal is to prevent Ford from firing executive committee members who speak out against him.
‘This speech is becoming offensive’: Kirsten Powers, others shred Susan Rice’s justification for Syria attack
National Security Adviser Susan Rice addressed The New America Foundation in Washington, D.C., today, where she attempted to spell out why striking Syria is in the best interests of U.S. national security.
Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers was skeptical of Rice’s pitch from start to finish:
Rice says Assad has used chemical weapons before, but only killed a few ppl vs a lot this time. Weird thing to say.—
Kirsten Powers (@kirstenpowers10) September 09, 2013