PARIS | The Latest: French police fire tear gas at anti-tax protest

PARIS | The Latest: French police fire tear gas at anti-tax protest

PARIS  — The Latest on French protests against rising taxes (all times local):

11:30 a.m.
French police have fired tear gas to try to disperse a large group of “yellow jacket” protesters gathered in front of the Arc de Triomphe.

A big cloud of tear gas partially cloaked the famed monument as riot officers closed in to try to push back the demonstrators.

But protesters responded by throwing large rocks, and the officers retreated to cheers from the crowd.

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