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Published: Friday, January 3, 2014, 12:01 a.m.

Rob Ford takes another crack at it

Run, Rob, run: Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who last year admitted to smoking crack cocaine in "one of my drunken stupors," filed to run for re-election in October. "I've been the best mayor that this city has ever had," Ford said.

"Yes. Yes you are," said the writers for "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "The Late Show with David Letterman," "The Daily Show," "The Colbert Report," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "Saturday Night Live," the North American Federation of Stand-Up Comics, the authors of Mad Libs, your co-worker who thinks he can do impressions and Rob Ford's mom. In unison.


What does the fox say? Wal-Mart has recalled donkey meat sold in its stores in China -- where it is considered a delicacy -- because DNA testing showed the meat contained traces of fox meat.

Wal-Mart blamed the supplier, who blamed a simple mix-up: The fox meat was meant for U.S. stores.


Don't know much about history: On this day in 1521, Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church.

Pope Leo X never said so publicly but came to regret the move because of his fondness for Luther's tuna noodle hot dish at Vatican potlucks.


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