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  1. Denmark McDonald's Workers Get Paid Vastly Higher WagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SFGate

    Fast food workers across the globe have been holding protests and walking out on their jobs in an attempt to force the industry to raise wages to at least $15 an hour. In response to the protests, McDonald's, one of the largest fast food chains in the world, has warned that wage increases would force franchisees to raise menu prices .

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  2. Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, SEPT. 14, 2014, AND THEREAFTER- In this November 1989 photo, Tommy Thompson holds a $ 50 pioneer gold piece retrieved earlier in 1989 from the wreck of the gold ship Central America.

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  3. Investor details ways Olive Garden could improveRead the original story

    Saturday | Greenwich Citizen

    Investor Starboard Value wonders if Olive Garden is wise about its unlimited breadsticks. Starboard says that it isn't pushing for an end to unlimited breadsticks, just more control in how they're doled out.

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  4. Restaurant owner fights worker's deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Regina Leader Post

    Jamila Bibi has spent the last three days locked in a Saskatchewan jail, not knowing the terror that awaits her if she is deported to her home country. Bashin Ahmed Khan, a lawyer representing Bibi, said Bibi would rather die in a Canadian prison than go back to her native Pakistan, where she faces charges of adultery.

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  5. We've Just Witnessed The First True Masterpiece Of The Modern Hedge Fund EraRead the original story

    Saturday | Silicon Alley Insider

    We're living in a golden age for a certain kind of very-public investing strategy, where big-name hedge funders get up on stage, or produce PowerPoint presentations laying out their investment thesis on a given company. Bill Ackman is probably best known for this strategy.

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  6. Olive Garden investor: Staff too generous with breadsticksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NJ.com

    In a nearly 300-page treatise on what's wrong with Olive Garden and its management, investor Starboard Value suggests the Italian restaurant chain is being reckless with its unlimited breadsticks. The hedge fund notes the chain's official policy is to bring out one breadstick per customer at a time, plus an extra for the table.

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  7. Key ingredient for opening a restaurant in Palo Alto? Patience.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Palo Alto Weekly

    Henry Rafael, a project planner with the City of Palo Alto, stands in front of Sam's Chowder House in downtown Palo Alto, which opened last November after going through the city's permit process. Photo by Ciera Pasturel.

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  8. Investment firm begs failing Olive Garden restaurants to stop...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Mail

    Nicole Kidman's devastated sister Antonia and her daughters arrive back at Sydney home from Singapore where father 'collapsed and died of heart attack in hotel' With the Olive Garden's sales drooping like an overcooked noodle, one activist investor has released a savage analysis taking the chain to task for wasting cash, not pushing drink sales, and, perhaps most damningly, failing to salt the pasta water . The 294-slide report was compiled by Starboard Value, an investment firm that's trying to convince shareholders changes are needed.

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  9. Special Constables complete trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | York Press

    The 22 Specials, who bring the total number in the force to 152, will undertake at least four hours of duty each week. They come from a range of backgrounds including working in the NHS, students, a fitness instructor, full-time parents, a brand development manager for a food company and a restaurant manager.

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  10. Comps Up 3.8% in Q2 for U.S. Krispy Kreme FranchisesRead the original story

    Saturday | Blue Maumau

    SALEM, N.C. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. reported on Tuesday that same-store sales for its U.S. franchises rose 3.8 percent for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 compared to the same time last year. New CEO Anthony Thompson first led his reporting of company results with analysts this week on his attempts to become familiar with the chain.

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  11. Nervous feet over Starbucks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Seeking Alpha

    The heavy trading on Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX ) Friday has been tied to a large block trade run by Bank of America Merrill Lynch at a 1.3% discount to Thursday's closing price.

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  12. MP will sing lament to York's lost pubs in band's debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | York Press

    A CAMPAIGNING MP will lament the loss of pubs in York when he sings in a band's debut gig at a city pub next week. Greg Mulholland, a former York student and barman who now chairs the all-party parliamentary Save the Pub Group, sings in a new Yorkshire-based five piece acoustic folk band called Summercross.

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  13. Olive Garden's Breadsticks Targeted by Activist InvestorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hispanic Business

    Unlimited garlic breadsticks have been a staple at Olive Garden, but an activist investor is calling on the Italian food chain to give one or maybe two servings of the carbs to patrons. Doing so would reduce "massive unnecessary waste" and save more than $4 million, according to Starboard Value LP, an investor that is pressuring Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants Inc. to make changes in its operations.

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  14. US stocks drop on Russia sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Iol.co.za

    US stocks dropped Friday as the West slapped new sanctions on Russia and traders saw a higher chance the Federal Reserve next week will accelerate its timeline to raise interest rates. The broad-based S&P 500 fell 11.91 to 1,985.54, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index lost 24.21 at 4,567.60.

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  15. How Food Stole the Avant-Garde: Letter From CopenhagenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hyperallergic

    It was my last day in Copenhagen and I had already been to the zoo and was rushing to a tasting of mummified roe deer, fried bee larvae and moth cheese. The taxi from the zoo stopped on the pier between Noma, hailed as the number one restaurant in the world, and the Nordic Food Lab houseboat.

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  16. Taiwan, France to cooperate on Internet of ThingsRead the original story

    Saturday | ETaiwanNews.com

    Paris, Sept. 12 Taiwan and France will work together to develop the Internet of Things in a bid to explore business opportunities in growing applications within the potentially massive industry, a ranking Taiwanese economics official said Friday.

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  17. Some Options for McDonald'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Barron's

    In one of the year's great examples of Wall Street poetics, Janney Capital Markets' Mark Kalinowski headlined a research note, "That's not ketchupa it's blood," after another bad McDonald's sales report. McDonald's same-store sales fell in August 2.8%, which may not seem much, but investors anticipated a mere 2% decline.

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  18. Believe It or Not, This Breakfast Chain Is Best for Starting Your Day Off RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Motley Fool

    Your mother always told you breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and doctors would tend to agree: A healthy breakfast provides a high level of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals; energy; and overall better health. That message has been drilled into our heads so often that almost two-thirds of consumers link breakfast with health and believe skipping it is detrimental.

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  19. Want To Sleep On A Bed Of French Fries?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Inventor Spot

    If there is one food that we get obsessed with in this country it is French fries. It seems that everyone has an opinion on where to buy the best fries in town.

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  20. Mixed opinions on proposals for fast-food outletRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Northumberland Today

    Residents in Alnwick and beyond have expressed varying views following the news that McDonald's wants to build a restaurant in the town. Almost 100 comments were posted on our Facebook page , discussing a range of issues such as Alnwick moving with the times, choice, healthy eating, the jobs and litter.

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