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French police, protesters clash at airport site

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NOTRE-DAME-DES-LANDES, France (AP) — More than 500 riot police, some firing tear gas, are clashing with protesters squatting in a wooded area of western France to oppose the building of a new airport there. In a muddy, rainy standoff starting early Friday, protesters responded to police attempts to remove them by hurling sticks, stones and gasoline bombs. For two weeks, protesters have...

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