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Rising oil prices hit US consumers

As Middle East unrest continues to push up oil prices, Americans are feeling the pinch.

    The unrest in the Middle East is continuing to push up oil prices.

    The cost of a barrel of Brent crude has risen 20 per cent since the beginning of the year, going from about $95 to nearly $114.

    Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles on the effect the price hikes are having on consumers.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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