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  • VANCOUVER, Nov 21- The Canadian government will decide before Dec. 25 on whether to approve the takeover by U.S.-based Burger King Worldwide Inc of Canada's iconic coffee-and-donut Tim Hortons Inc, Industry Minister James Moore said on Friday. Canada's Competition Bureau had last month already given its stamp of approval to the C $12.64 billion deal.

  • The White House last week announced Antonio Weiss, a top official at investment bank Lazard, as Obama's choice to be the Treasury's under secretary for domestic finance. An aide to Senator Dick Durbin, the No. 2 Senate Democrat, said the lawmaker opposes Weiss because of Lazard's work advising on recent high-profile inversions. Congress is only in session for a...

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  • Worldwide sales at restaurants open at least 13 months were down 0.5 percent as the world's biggest fast-food chain continued to fight tough U.S. competition, the after-effects of a supplier scandal in Asia, and economic and political turmoil in Europe. Under Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson, who took the helm in July 2012, the U.S. operation is focusing on...

  • UPDATE 1-McDonald's October same-store sales falls Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    Nov 10- McDonald's Corp's sales fell at established restaurants in all regions last month, hurt by stiff competition in the United States and the fallout from a supplier scandal in Japan and China. Diners shunned the chain in China and Japan after a television news expose showed workers mishandling meat at a key supplier in China, and McDonald's scrambled to...

  • Burger King tests India waters, starts with 12 outlets Saturday, 8 Nov 2014 | 2:34 AM ET

    Burger King Worldwide will open about 12 outlets in India over the next 60-90 days, CEO Rajeev Varman, said on Saturday.

  • Burger King to offer hamburgers on their breakfast menu.

    Rising beef prices might not mean the cost of a Whopper is going to skyrocket, but it could mean you choose to order a chicken sandwich instead.

  • TORONTO, Nov 5- Profit at Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc, which is being bought by Burger King Worldwide Inc, beat market estimates in the third quarter as customers opted for the more expensive items on the company's menu. Net income fell about 14 percent, however, mostly due to costs related to U.S. fast-food chain Burger King's C $12.64 billion...

  • Nov 5- Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc's third-quarter profit handily beat market estimates, as same-store sales got a boost from customers buying more expensive menu items. Excluding items, Tim Hortons earned 95 Canadian cents per share, ahead of the average analysts' estimate of 88 Canadian cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters...

  • Nov 5- Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons Inc's quarterly net profit fell about 14 percent due to C $27.3 million in costs related to its proposed takeover by Burger King Worldwide Inc.. Tim Hortons' same-store sales in Canada rose 3.5 percent in the third quarter ended Sept. 28 and 6.8 percent in the United States. Burger King said in August it would buy Tim Hortons...

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  • Nov 4- Burger King Worldwide Inc posted its strongest growth in quarterly same-restaurant sales in North America in two years, at a time larger rival McDonald's Corp is struggling in the highly competitive market. Burger King's same-restaurant sales in the United States and Canada rose 3.6 percent in the third quarter, driven by the reintroduction of Chicken...

  • Chicken fries, BBQ Whopper boost Burger King sales Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 7:27 AM ET
    A Burger King Whopper and French fries are shown in Tiskilwa, Ill.

    Burger King reported its highest growth in North America sales in two years, driven by Chicken Fries and strong sales of the BBQ Bacon Whopper burger.

  • Nov 4- Burger King Worldwide Inc reported its highest quarterly growth in North America same-restaurant sales in two years, driven by the reintroduction of Chicken Fries and strong sales of the BBQ Bacon Whopper burger. The company, which is acquiring Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons Inc, said North America same-restaurant sales rose 3.6 percent in the third...

  • Bullishness abounds as stocks enter November Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 6:06 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks, particularly the lagging small caps, could be riding a tail wind into the year-end and possibly beyond, according to some strategists.

  • Bullishness abounds as stocks enter November Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 6:00 PM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks, particularly the lagging small caps, could be riding a tail wind into the year-end and possibly beyond, according to some strategists.

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  • TORONTO, Oct 28- Canada's Competition Bureau said on Tuesday it has approved Burger King Worldwide Inc's acquisition of Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons Inc.. The competition watchdog said it issued a "no action letter" after concluding that the deal is unlikely to substantially lessen competition. It noted that the deal is subject to other regulatory...

  • Oct 15- Another proposed U.S. corporate tax "inversion" deal collapsed on Friday when Irish food group Fyffes Plc and larger U.S. rival Chiquita Brands International Inc called off an agreement to combine. It was the fourth such deal to unravel since the Treasury Department on Sept. 22 cracked down on inversions, deals in which a U.S. company acquires or sets up a...

  • New from Fatburger: A bun made of...meat Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    Fatburger has rolled out a new "Skinny Burger" that has a lot of meat, but apparently not a lot of calories.