“I’m not saying that the agreement is good, but at this stage we could not get anything better,” he said at the meeting, quoted by AFP news agency.
The mayor’s lawyer, Dennis Morris told the Toronto Star that in any video, it was impossible to tell what a person was doing.
Meanwhile, the Foreign Office has said “an administrative error” led to inaccurate guidance being issued to diplomatic staff in embassies around the world after it was reported they had been told to wear mourning clothes on the day of the funeral.
Analysts say a full-scale conflict is extremely unlikely, noting that the Korean Peninsula has remained in a technical state of war for 60 years. But the North’s continued threats toward Seoul and Washington, including a vow to launch a nuclear strike, have raised worries that a misjudgment between the sides could lead to a clash.
Insurance executives say doctors who don’t understand when Medicare is supposed to pay for scooters are partly to blame for unnecessary purchases.
Europeans will have to prove they are “genuinely seeking employment” to claim UK jobless benefits for more than six months, David Cameron has said.
Ukraine has signed a major shale gas deal with Royal Dutch Shell – a move seen as an attempt by Kiev to reduce its dependency on Russian gas imports.
The contract – reportedly worth $10bn (£6bn) – was agreed on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Barack Obama has been sworn in for his second term by Chief Justice John Roberts.
Hundreds of thousands of people crammed the ceremony on the National Mall to see Mr Obama, 51, who is the 44th US president.
President Vladimir Putin signed a controversial measure banning the adoption of Russian children by U.S. families, the Kremlin said Friday.
The action could affect hundreds of American families seeking to adopt. Americans adopted close to 1,000 Russian children last year, according to U.S. State Department figures.
Amid partisan bluster, top members of Congress and President Barack Obama were holding out slim hopes for a limited fiscal deal before the new year. But even as congressional leaders prepared to convene at the White House, there were no signs that legislation palatable to both sides was taking shape.