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Changing tack, French strikers turn off power to press govt

PARIS (AP) - Opening another front in their battle against the French government, protesting workers cut power to thousands of Parisians on Tuesday, plunging...

Changing tack, French militants turn off power to press govt

PARIS (AP) - Opening another front in their battle against the French government, union militants said they cut power to thousands of Parisians on...

Phew! Easing of strike brings relief for Paris commuters

PARIS (AP) - Paris commuters who were careworn after six weeks of misery-inducing transport strikes found their smiles again Monday as some subway workers...

Splits in France’s strike movement trigger fears of violence

PARIS (AP) - A French government minister warned that seditious groups bent on violence were hijacking the protest movement against pension reform that has...

Splits in France’s strike movement trigger fears of violence

PARIS (AP) - A French government minister warned that seditious groups bent on violence were hijacking the protest movement against pension reform that has...

Paris Louvre museum closed amid strikes over pension plans

PARIS (AP) - Paris' Louvre museum was closed Friday as dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to denounce the French government's plans to overhaul...

Nationwide protest in France over pensions as talks continue

PARIS (AP) - French rail workers, teachers, doctors, lawyers and others joined the fourth nationwide day of protests and strikes on Thursday to...

For France’s Macron, 2020 again brings rocky start, outlook

PARIS (AP) - Emmanuel Macron embarked Wednesday on what is shaping up to be another rocky year for his presidency of France, facing a...

Public funds, salaried workers power striking French unions

PARIS (AP) - The labor unions that are driving crippling strikes in France over planned changes to the retirement system have outsized power. Unions...

Strange bedfellows: French unions funded by strike victims

PARIS (AP) - Labor unions' outsized power and plentiful funds are driving the strikes crippling France to protest the government’s planned revamping of the...