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Cheap oil blackens outlook for global recovery

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A worker pumps fuel at a petrol station outside Dakar on January 17, 2016. Seyllou/AFP
Lower prices at the pump may be pleasing to American and European consumers, but the plunge in crude prices has now become a threat to the global recovery

PARIS, France (Jan. 26, 2016) — Lower prices at the pump may be pleasing to American and European consumers, putting breeze in the sails of a limp economic recovery, but the plunge in crude prices has now become a threat to the global recovery.

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