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Published: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Flag on the play

Good thing he was only wearing the jersey and not full pads: Rob Ford, admitted crack user and mayor of Toronto, bowled over a city council member during a heated debate over a measure to strip him of much of his powers as mayor.

Under the proposal, Ford would lose most of his legislative powers but could continue to embarrass himself during attempts to apologize and can continue to play defensive tackle for the Toronto Argonauts.


You want fries with that? Duck! In hopes of speeding up its drive-through service, McDonald's plans to add a third window, dubbed the Fast Forward Drive-Thru, where patrons could pull ahead of another vehicle waiting for an order.

If that doesn't sufficiently speed things up McDonald's will roll out the Big MAC-10, a modified T-shirt cannon that will fire burgers and shakes directly through open car windows into waiting mouths.


Passing the 'bucks: Starbucks lost a trademark infringement lawsuit against a tiny New Hampshire coffee roaster that calls its darkest roast, Charbucks, a tongue-in-cheek reference to the coffee giant's own dark roasts.

"Well, that's a relief. Isn't it, Annie?" said Daddy Warbucks.


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