Coca-Cola eliminating up to 1,800 jobs as part of cost-cutting effort

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Coca-Cola says it's cutting between 1,600 and 1,800 jobs globally as part of an ongoing push to trim costs.

The Atlanta-based company says it began notifying workers in the U.S. and some international locations Thursday.

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The company, which makes Sprite, Powerade, VitaminWater and other drinks, has about 130,600 employees around the world, according to FactSet.