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Crude oil futures fell almost 1 percent on Tuesday on bets OPEC will not cut output to stem a supply glut when the world's biggest oil producers meet in Vienna later this week, although a rally in U.S. gasoline and a weak dollar limited losses. Traders and investors await a report later on Tuesday from industry group American Petroleum Institute, which could show a decline in U.S. oil stockpiles last week. Trading in crude was sluggish ahead of Friday's meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries amid worries the group will choose to keep output high to defend market share against non-member oil producers such as the United States and Russia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military is better prepared now for an attack in Africa than it was when a U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, came under a deadly siege in 2012, a member of the House Benghazi committee said Tuesday.