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Handover in Iraq Fueling Slide in Oil Prices

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Handover in Iraq Fueling Slide in Oil Prices

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Handover in Iraq Fueling Slide in Oil Prices

Handover in Iraq Fueling Slide in Oil Prices

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The early transfer of power in Iraq this week has accelerated a downward trend in oil prices. Crude oil prices fell below $36 a barrel Tuesday. That's more than 15 percent off the peak price early this month. NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

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