Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, seen here in December 2013, announced Friday that he was withdrawing his re-election bid to seek treatment for an abdominal tumor. Chris Young/The Canadian Press hide caption

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There was quite a commotion Wednesday night in Toronto when pop star Justin Bieber (center) arrived at a police station to be charged in connection with the alleged assault on a limo driver. Alex Urosevic/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Mayor Rob Ford was wearing a Toronto Argonauts football jersey when at City Hall on Thursday. He was also making some rather crude comments in response to some of the latest allegations about his behavior. Mark Blinch /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford during Wednesday's contentious City Council meeting. Mark Blinch/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford told members of the media to get off his property as he left his home in Toronto on Oct. 31. Nathan Denette/AP hide caption

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as he faced reporters questions Thursday. Mark Blinch /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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When he emerged from his home Thursday morning, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford found reporters in his driveway. As they peppered him with questions, he shouted that they had to get out of his way. He didn't respond to questions about a video that allegedly shows him smoking crack. Mark Blinch /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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