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U.S. oil prices settle lower amid geopolitical tensions

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

NEW YORK, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Oil prices settled lower on Monday as investors continued to monitor the geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.
The United States, along with its allies Britain and France, launched a missile attack against Syrian military positions early Saturday morning, causing a flurry of mixed reactions across the Middle East.
Analysts said fears of an escalating conflict in Syria eased for the moment, which led to oil price decline.
The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) ...