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News Summary: McDonald's sales fall in February

The Associated Press

SALES MCBITES: McDonald's Corp. says its new Fish McBites failed to draw enough customers to grow U.S. sales in February.

AT HOME: The Oak Brook, Ill.-based company says a key sales figure fell 3.3 percent in the U.S. last month. When excluding the impact of an extra day in February of last year, the company said sales were flat. The figure rose 11.1 percent a year ago.

WORDLWIDE: Sales at restaurants open at least 13 months fell 1.5 percent globally. Stripping out the impact of the extra day a year ago, the metric rose 1.7 percent.