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By Ginny McCabe CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Police may bring criminal charges over a Cincinnati Zoo incident in which a gorilla was killed to rescue a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into its enclosure, a prosecutor said on Tuesday. The death of Harambe, a 450-pound (200-kg) gorilla, also prompted the animal rights group Stop Animal Exploitation Now to file a negligence complaint on Tuesday against the zoo with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Online petitions at change.org drew more than 500,000 signatures demanding "Justice for Harambe." Cleveland Police are taking a second look at possible criminal charges in the incident after initially saying no one was charged.
By Richard Leong NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock prices fell on Tuesday on weaker-than-expected economic data, while expectations of a possible Federal Reserve interest rate increase lifted the dollar to near a two-month high against a basket of currencies. The drop on Wall Street stoked safe-haven bids for gold and less riskier U.S. and German government debt. Oil futures faded into the red after rising earlier on higher expected U.S. gasoline demand for summer driving.
French railway workers began a rolling strike Tuesday just 10 days before the Euro 2016 football tournament begins, aggravating a bitter labour dispute that has sparked months of sometimes violent protests. The strike has piled further pressure on the Socialist government, which has been besieged by protests and work stoppages over a controversial labour reform bill. Paris metro workers are also planning to walk off the job from Thursday and Air France pilots have also threatened a lengthy strike in the coming weeks, when Euro 2016 is in full swing.