Article Photos: Coca-Cola expanding reach worldwide for profit 1/2

  FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2011 file photo, cases of Coca-Cola are seen on a counter at a local store in West Bath, Maine, in this photo illustration. The Coca-Cola Co. said Tuesday, April 17, 2012, that its net income rose 8 percent in the first quarter as it sold more of its beverages around the world. The world's biggest drinks maker said it earned $2.05 billion, or 89 cents per share, for the three months ended March 30. That's compared with a net income of $1.9 billion, or 82 cents per share, in the year-ago period. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)