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Ford has rare form of aggressive cancer but doctors ‘optimistic’

| Michael Talbot

"Rob will beat this," his brother Doug Ford says. (3)

An OPP cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley

Local News

Hwy. 401 reopens in Milton after multi-vehicle crash

| Toronto staff

Minor injuries were reported.

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National

Canadian tourists stranded by hurricane in Mexico returned home

| The Canadian Press

The storm on Sunday battered many resorts and shut down the airport.

Mayor Rob Ford talks to reporters at the Ontario Investment and Trade Centre in Toronto on March 26, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Ford diagnosed with rare cancer; expert suggests signs point to aggressive tumour

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

Dr. Zane Cohen described the primary tumour as being about 12-by-12 centimetres. Video

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Local News

Doug Ford launches mayoral campaign website

| Toronto staff

The website urges people to vote for Doug Ford on Oct. 27. Video

The Saltire and Union Jack flags are raised on Arthur's Seat with a view of Edinburgh Castle on Sept. 17, 2014, ahead of the Scottish Referendum. REX FEATURES

International

Edinburgh residents divided over Scottish independence referendum

| Reuters

Results of the referendum should be known by early Friday. Video

Police investigate an incident at Durham College's Oshawa campus, Sept. 17, 2014. CHCH/Pamela Vanmeer

Local News

Student, 22, seriously injured in Durham College stabbing

| Toronto staff

Police said the stabbing happened when a dispute between two males escalated.

Toronto police cruiser

Local News

Man dies after shooting near York U

| Toronto staff

The victim was found in a stairwell of a highrise apartment building.

A story appeared on the CNN website shortly after news broke that Rob Ford had been diagnosed with cancer. CNN.COM

Local News

World headlines after Rob Ford diagnosed with cancer

| Toronto staff

News Rob Ford had a rare form of cancer made headlines around the world.

Mayor Rob Ford talks to reporters at the Ontario Investment and Trade Centre in Toronto on March 26, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Online reaction to Rob Ford’s cancer diagnosis

| Toronto staff

Mount Sinai Hospital's Dr. Zane Cohen announced on Wednesday that the mayor has a rare form of cancer (1)

Dr. Zane Cohen gives an update of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's condition during a news conference at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Wednesday, Sept.17, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Local News

5 things to know about liposarcoma

| The Canadian Press and Toronto staff

Mayor Rob For was diagnosed with malignant liposarcoma on Wednesday and will begin chemotherapy within 48 hours. (1)

Business Report: Blue Jays jersey sales, Burger King & Tim Hortons

National

Canadian industry minister in Washington: Welcome to Canada, Burger King

| Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press

Canada's industry minister told an American audience on Wednesday that the Burger King file has landed on his desk. Video

Doug Ford announces his run for mayor in Toronto on Sept. 12, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

STATEMENT: Doug Ford comments following brother’s cancer diagnosis

| Toronto Staff

"Your kind words and well-wishes mean everything to him right now."

Luka Rocco Magnotta is taken by police from a Canadian military plane to a waiting van on June 18, 2012, in Mirabel, Que. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Montreal Police

National

4 women and 3 men jurors selected so far in Magnotta murder trial

| The Canadian Press

The latest selections were a male university professor and a woman who works in public relations.

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Local News

Ford has rare form of aggressive cancer but doctors ‘optimistic’

| Michael Talbot

"Rob will beat this," his brother Doug Ford says. Video (3)

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Local News

2 men face murder charges in fatal Etobicoke assault

| Toronto Staff

Richard Pepper, 60, died in hospital after an altercation with a group of men last week.

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Local News

CityNews partners with Rogers TV on Toronto ward & mayoral debates

| Toronto staff

Ward debates will begin airing on Monday, Sept. 23 on Rogers TV cable 10/63 in Toronto/Scarborough. (3)

Toronto mayoral candidates Olivia Chow and John Tory at a debate at the National Club on Sept. 17, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Chow, Tory debate host of issues at National Club

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby and Patricia D'Cunha

The debate was hosted by the Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy.

Mayor Rob Ford says he won’t be touching alcohol

Local News

Chow reaches out to Ford family as public awaits update on mayor’s health

| The Canadian Press

Chow says she called the mayor's brother Doug Ford after Rob Ford was admitted to hospital last week. (1)

Connected City: Smartwatch comparison

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Lawmakers unclear on whether distracted driving laws cover smartwatches

| Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press

The Canadian Automobile Association supports distracting driving legislation but hasn't yet taken a position on smartwatches. (2)

Robert Latimer in Ottawa on March 17, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tom Hanson.

National

Federal Court overturns Robert Latimer’s travel restrictions

| Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press

He was sentenced to life in prison and released on full parole, with some conditions, in 2010.