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Patrick Rucker

Patrick Rucker

    Disposing of chemical weapons will take a year, says Syria's al-Assad
    Disposing of chemical weapons will take a year, says Syria's al-Assad
    It will cost about $1-billion (R9.6-billion) to get rid of Syria's chemical weapons under a US-Russian deal reached last week, said Syria's President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday....
    Bodies of 35 people dumped in Mexican port city
    Bodies of 35 people dumped in Mexican port city
    The bodies of 35 people with suspected links to organised crime were dumped on a road in eastern Mexico on Tuesday in a major escalation of...
    Obama to unveil plan for troubled housing market
    Obama to unveil plan for troubled housing market
    US President Barack Obama was set on Wednesday to unveil a plan to stabilise the troubled housing market, a main cause of the economy's deepening...
    Bank of America gets big govt bailout
    Bank of America gets big govt bailout
    Bank of America Corporation was rescued by the United States government on Friday through a $20-billion bailout and a guarantee for about $100-billion of potential losses on toxic assets to cushion the blow from a deteriorating balance sheet at Merrill Lynch & Co, its recently acquired...
    US launches all-out attack on credit crisis
    US launches all-out attack on credit crisis
    The United States surged into action on Friday to launch an all-out attack against the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, readying...