The fast-food chain is also disposing of a bakery unit and refinancing some debt.
Half of the rise in carbon dioxide levels, caused by burning fossil fuels, has occurred since 1980, says the NOAA.
Republicans are unlikely to follow up the blueprint's aggressive cuts to nondefense programs with actual legislation.
The fast-good giant plans to streamline management, refranchise more restaurants, and return as much as $9 billion to shareholders this year.
Still, given the fall in energy prices, Moody's expects the speculative-grade default rate to rise to 3.1% in 2016.
The securities regulator has deficiencies in some financial controls and weak cybersecurity measures, says the GAO.
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f If the European Commission rules against Ireland's 1991 tax deal, Apple may have to pay back a “material” amount of back taxes.
As the euro plummets and the dollar soars, U.S. exporters and multinationals try to limit the damage to revenues and earnings.