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U.S. oil prices rose on Tuesday, buoyed by the start of the U.S. summer driving season, while international fuel markets fell on rising output in the Middle East, which mostly serves Asian customers. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were trading at $49.58 per barrel at 0707 GMT (04:07 a.m. EDT), up 25 cents from their last settlement. Brent crude oil futures were down 18 cents to $49.58 a barrel.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The director of the Cincinnati Zoo says it remains safe for its 1.6 million annual visitors despite a weekend tragedy in which a gorilla was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit.