A Nice airport employee stands at check in desks, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. It's showdown time for President Nicolas Sarkozy and France's labor unions as they try to stop his government from raising the... more 
A Nice airport employee stands at check in desks, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. It's showdown time for President Nicolas Sarkozy and France's labor unions as they try to stop his government from raising the retirement age by two years to save money. Train drivers launched an open-ended strike Monday night. They will be joined by workers from throughout the French economy. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lionel Cironneau
Wed, Oct 13, 2010 9:46 PM EDT