The U.S. website that first reported to have seen Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine in a video says the mayor’s statement Friday does nothing to address the issue, since he didn’t directly deny having done the drug in the past.
In an article headlined “Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Says He No Longer Smokes Crack Cocaine,” Gawker editor John Cook claims Ford’s statement was not “inconsistent with Rob Ford having been caught on tape smoking crack cocaine within the past six months.”
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It was a wild ride last week in the world of the Deep Web, that section of the Internet that requires special tools to access. The feds took down the site called Silk Road and claim to have arrested its founder and administrator. The news streams were filled with lurid tales of derring-do in this world that seem to be drawn from a TV mini-series.
Amid an ongoing cat-and-mouse game between increasingly organized smugglers and Canadian border guards, 16 bricks of suspected cocaine have been found hidden in the men’s washroom in the arrivals area of Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.
Along with the tightly wrapped packages, weighing more than 18 kilograms and worth an estimated $2-million, stuffed in an overhang space above a toilet, was a cellular phone, batteries, a charging cord and a battery charger.