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France's Macron draws first big protest

Union calls strike, hits streets against president’s plan to revamp labor regulations

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Photographs by AP/THIBAULT CAMUS

Protesters march against President Emmanuel Macron’s new pro-business labor policies Tuesday in Paris.

The first big street protests since France's new president, Emmanuel Macron, took office in May unfolded in cities across the country Tuesday as union members went on strike to protest government plans to overhaul labor regulations.

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