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Striking French workers try to shut down country

PARIS — Workers tried to shut down France today with strikes affecting transportation, schools and the postal service in a showdown with President Nicolas Sarkozy over his government’s attempt to raise the retirement age by two years to save money. Hundreds of tourists visiting the Eiffel Tower were ushered away after workers there voted to join the strike, forcing the ...

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