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Strike cripples Argentina as political crisis deepens

Argentine workers halted public transportation and idled factories and offices across the country Tuesday, heeding calls for a general strike to demand more pay. The 24-hour walkout came amid deepening financial chaos and political unrest only 26 days before scheduled presidential elections. (Related story, Page 10.)

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