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U.S. crude settles 4 pct higher on Syria tensions, weak dollar

NEW YORK, Oct 4 (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures rose 4 percent on Thursday as inflamed tensions between Turkey and Syria, a weaker dollar and refinery fires pulled crude oil prices higher.

U.S. November crude rose $3.57, or 4.05 percent, to settle at $91.71 a barrel, having traded from $87.91 to $91.79.

(Reporting by Robert Gibbons; Editing by Leslie Gevirtz)

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Keywords: ENERGY CRUDE/FUTURES