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French Protests and Strikes Disrupt Airports, Roads, Schools

French riot police and firefighters cleared a busy Paris ring road at rush-hour on Tuesday after taxi drivers angry about competition from private car ride firms like Uber threw tires across the road and set them alight. The nationwide protest by licensed taxi drivers coincided with a walkout by air traffic controllers that forced airlines to cut flights by 20 percent, and another protest by teachers that disrupted schooling. Prime Minister Manuel Valls told taxi driver representatives...

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