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A government paralyzed by fear. Rage over the Carbon tax and the rapacious nanny state send the French state into an anxiety attack.

- Museums closed

- Eiffel Tower closed

- Another weekend of Paris in flames.

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PARIS (AP) — Authorities across France braced Thursday for the possibility of more riots and violence at anti-government protests this weekend, holding emergency meetings and deploying tens of thousands of police and security forces.

Museums, theaters and shops in Paris announced they would close Saturday as a precaution — including the city’s famed Eiffel Tower. Police unions and city authorities met to strategize on how to handle the protests on Saturday, which are being held even though French President Emmanuel Macron surrendered Wednesday night and cancelled a fuel tax hike that had unleashed weeks of unrest.

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