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Italian restaurant chain Olive Garden says, “When you’re here, you’re family,” but in recent years, it’s been more like a dysfunctional family, struggling with dipping sales and a mixed reputation, the Chicago Tribune reported. The restaurant’s parent company, Darden (also the owner of Red Lobster), acknowledged that they let Olive Garden get into a rut, [...] [Read More]
You see this hand? This hand is ready to literally slap the entire city of San Francisco if you beat my team this weekend. When the Giants and 49ers square off this Sunday, there will be more than a trip to the Super Bowl on the line. Earlier this week, New York City Mayor Michael […] [Read More]
The captain of the Costa Concordia ordered dinner for himself and a woman after the ship struck rocks off Italy’s coast, a cook from the ship told a Filipino television station, CNN is reporting. [Read More]
A man in England has been arrested for possessing part of a statue of Saddam Hussein — one half of his buttocks, more accurately “a buttock” — which is a violation of the 2003 Iraq Sanctions Order prohibiting the importation of “Iraqi cultural property,” British authorities claim in a story by the Guardian. [Read More]