French lawmakers OK pension plan

The lower house of the French parliament approved a controversial pension reform bill Wednesday, according to CNN.

For the past few weeks, protesters have left school and work to join demonstrators in the streets protesting the bill. The National Assembly voted 336 to 233, with five abstaining, which ultimately passed the bill.

The bill will raise the minimum retirement age in France from 60 to 62, and raise the age for a full pension from 65 to 67, according to the Associate Press.

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