September 23rd, 2010
07:30 AM ET

Wednesday's live video events

9:00 am ET - U.N. General Assembly - President Obama is among the world leaders expected to address the morning session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York.

10:00 am ET - GOP unveils 'Pledge to America' - House Republican leaders unveil a so-called “governing agenda” for what Republicans would do if they win control of Congress.

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September 23rd, 2010
05:38 AM ET

World update: French unions strike over pension reforms

An update from the CNN newsdesk in London on the stories we're watching on Thursday:

France strikes - French trade unionists will bring the country to a standstill today as they hold a one-day strike to protest against Sarkozy’s plans to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62.

Greece strikes - On the tenth day of action, protesting truck drivers blocked traffic for hours on Greece's two busiest highways and clashed with police in front of parliament Wednesday, as lawmakers approved a shake-up of labor market rules as part of an agreement for international rescue loans.

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