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Burger King 2Q profit climbs on overseas strength

Burger King's net income climbed 31 percent in the second quarter, driven by growth overseas. Full story

Burger King profit beats estimates as costs fall

(Reuters) - Burger King Worldwide Inc <BKW.N> reported a higher-than-expected 30 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by a sharp fall in costs as the third-biggest U.S. hamburger chain moves to a fully franchised model. Full story

Fast-food workers in NYC stage strikes, rallies

Workers at McDonald's, Burger King and Wendy's restaurants across New York walked out Monday in a one-day strike to demand better pay and the right to unionize, calling for minimum wage to more than double from $7.25 to $15 an hour and the end to what activists called "abusive labor practices." Full story

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A sign hangs on a street pole near the Burger King restaurant where Amanda Berry was working and last seen a decade ago, after three women were held captive for a decade in a house, May 8, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Three brothers have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping of three women fou

Customers wait for a food order on the opening day of the Burger King restaurant at the Marignane airport hall
Customers wait for a food order on the opening day of the Burger King restaurant at the Marignane airport hall

Customers wait for a food order on the opening day of the Burger King restaurant at the Marignane airport hall in this file photo taken December 22, 2012. Burger King said it expects that global comparable sales declined 1.5 percent in the quarter due to a more challenging environment and the impac

People demonstrate outside a Burger King franchise on 116th street in New York
People demonstrate outside a Burger King franchise on 116th street in New York

People demonstrate outside a Burger King franchise on 116th street in New York, April 4, 2013. Hundreds of fast-food restaurant workers in New York City turned out for protests on Thursday in what organizers said would be their largest rally yet for better pay. Employees from familiar chains such as