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- The Globe and Mail is reporting that there is footage
Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack in his sister's basement on
Saturday morning. In the wake of the reporting Ford said that he
would take a break from his re-election campaign to
seek help for alcohol abuse. Gawker
has stills of the footage.
- At least two people were killed and 100 injured after a
gas explosion at the Escambia County jail in Florida.
- A group of conservative lawmakers are on the lookout for any
legislation that includes
immigration reform measures. The news comes after House Speaker
Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) mocked Republican congressmen for not
taking on immigration reform.
- Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, who Rep. Peter
King (R-IRA) compared to George Washington, was
arrested yesterday for questioning about the 1972 abduction and
murder of a Belfast widow. Adams says that he will never
disassociate himself from the Irish Republican Army but denies he
had anything to do with Jean McConville's murder.
- Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) has said that
he still supports the death penalty despite the
recent botched execution of Clayton Lockett.
- The number of jobless
claims rose to 344,000 last week.
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