France’s François Fillon pulls off primary victory
Lufthansa pilots are prepping for yet another strike, with the company already cancelling thousands of flights in anticipation. Plus, tensions are high in Italy’s financial sector as the country prepares for a pivotal referendum that could force the removal of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Edward Harrison has the details. Then, Polly Boiko reports from Paris on Francois Fillon’s surprise win in the Republican presidential primary, and Marina Portnaya takes a look at Miami’s reaction to the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Afterwards, Bianca Facchinei examines the latest legal troubles for ride-sharing company Uber, which is set to defend itself before the European Union’s high court.
Following the break, Dean Baker, author of Rigged and co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, tells Edward how he thinks free trade deals can be made fair for all. And finally, in The Big Deal, Tabetha Wallace breaks down retail sales numbers from the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
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