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McDonald's employee Antonio Cathey during a protest outside a Kentucky Fried Chicken in Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 5, 2013.
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A financially struggling McDonald's worker recently called an employee hotline. She was directed to look into federal assistance.
The McDonald's logo is pictured outside a McDonald's restaurant in the Fillmore District of San Francisco.
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A worker shows the McBaguette, the French "baguette" sold by US fast food giant McDonald's in their French outlets on April 10, 2012 at a McDonald's restaurant in Paris.
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McDonald's announced Thursday it was removing angus burgers from its menus.
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McDonald's Happy Meals with toy watches fashioned after the characters Donkey and Puss in Boots from the movie "Shrek Forever After" in Los Angeles
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McDonald's recently recalled 12 million Shrek-themed glasses because of concerns about the level of cadmium contained in the enamel.
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McDonald's chef Daniel Coudreaut is rethinking the food part of fast food
The McDonald's Blitz Box
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A McDonald's restaurant sign in California.
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People walk past a McDonald's restaurant on September 25, 2010 at the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris.
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The McDonald's Shrek-themed glasses
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A McDonald's in the South Los Angeles, where the concentration of fast food
restaurants is the highest in the city
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An employee of McDonald's serves a meal in Seoul, South Korea.
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A family enjoys a McDonald's meal with a Snoopy doll
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Customers at a McDonald's restaurant
A Japanese ad for McDonald's with the controversial character Mr. James
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A new McDonald’s in Times Square will feature a Broadway-style marquee
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A man stands inside a McDonald's fast food restaurant in Brooklyn, on Aug. 23, 2013
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Demonstrators in support of fast food workers march towards a McDonald's as they demand higher wages and the right to form a union without retaliation in New York City, on July 29, 2013.
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People queue for free meals outside a McDonald's fast food restaurant in downtown Milan October 16, 2012.
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Chinese police officers stand guard near a McDonald's restaurant which was a planned protest site for "Jasmine Revolution" in Beijing, China, Sunday, February 20, 2011
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Police officers stand watching people gathering in front of a McDonald's restaurant which was a planned protest site for "Jasmine Revolution" in Beijing, China Sunday, February 20, 2011
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A family eats at a McDonald's restaurant in Chicago.
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An employee rushes to fills an order during lunch time at McDonald's.
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Ashley Tse and Kelvin Kwong celebrate their engagement on Feb. 14, 2011, at a McDonald's in Hong Kong, where the chain is now offering wedding services
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An employee puts a lid onto a cup of coffee at a McDonald's restaurant.
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A customer moves through the drive up lane to place her order at a McDonald's restaurant in Springfield, Ill.
FOOD FIGHT: The French are keen to protest against McDonald's, but it doesn't stop them from eating there
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An employee cleans the "Thank You" sign outside a Chicago McDonald's restaurant.
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Steven Purugganan, 11, broke the world record and got an endorsement deal from McDonald's.