OAK BROOK Ill. Not even McDonald’s is immune to rising unemployment in the United States and deep price discounting throughout the quick-service sector. The No. 1 burger chain reported Wednesday that global same-store sales rose 2.2 percent in August, including a 1.7-percent gain in the United States, where the majority of its 32,000 corporate or franchised restaurants are located. Same-store sales rose 3.5 percent in Europe and fell 0.5 percent in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa ...

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