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France's First Big Strike Day of 2016 Snarls Traffic, Air Travel

  • About 20% of flights have been canceled; road to CDG jammed
  • 20 taxi drivers arrested as tires burned in anti-Uber protest
Anti-riot policemen arrive as taxi drivers block the traffic with a fire during a demonstration against the VTC (transport vehicle with chauffeur) on Jan. 26, 2016 at porte Maillot in Paris.

Anti-riot policemen arrive as taxi drivers block the traffic with a fire during a demonstration against the VTC (transport vehicle with chauffeur) on Jan. 26, 2016 at porte Maillot in Paris.

Photographer: Thomas Samson/AFP via Getty Images
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Taxis snarled traffic across France Tuesday and airlines canceled flights on the first big strike day of 2016. Taxi drivers, air traffic controllers and civil servants are all protesting, each with different demands.