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Tour de France temporarily halted by protestors, riders tear gassed


Cycling's most prestigious race was temporarily halted Tuesday after local farmers protested, blocking the road with bales of hay. Police were originally trying to clear them out with tear gas, but some of it accidentally hit riders when they were passing by -- forcing the cyclists to come to a standstill for a few minutes and clean their eyes with water. Photograph courtesy of Marco Bertorello for AFP via Getty.