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Oil prices get boost from China manufacturing

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BANGKOK (AP) — Oil prices were higher Thursday, boosted by a survey showing that China's manufacturing is on the upswing. Benchmark oil for March delivery was up 35 cents to $95.58 per barrel at late afternoon Bangkok time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract dropped $1.45 to finish at $95.23 on Wednesday following reports that the amount of oil moving...