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Dempsey Retires
Eco-Economy: Good Idea But Wrong Model
Wassup In Aussie Media
US Pacific Missile Tests Fallout
A Week After Meeting USTR Charlene Barshefsky….
Hitler’s Police Tactics An Example To FBI
Scoop Column: The Rebel On Ireland
Scoop Humour – Sports Worries On Govt’s Mind
Scoop IT & Arts: New NZ MP3 Music Site Launched
Scoop Arts: Matterhorn Birthday and Northland Jazz
Fiji Accord Signed

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Dempsey Retires

- Oceania soccer head Charlie Dempsey, 79, has bowed to pressure from colleagues and will retire early from his position. See... Dempsey Retires Early [1] in the Headlines wire. FULL COVERAGE - GERMANS - Legal Action Over Hoax World Cup Bribe Letters [2] - FIFA - Voting Procedure For 2006 FIFA World Cup Decision [3] - FIFA - FIFA World Cup 2006 : FIFA Statement [4] . - SCOOP - World Cup Soccer Bid 2006 - Dempsey Allegations [5] - - DEMPSEY REMARKS - TV3 News [6] - NZ GOVERNMENT - Government unhappy with soccer decision [7] - IRISH TIMES - Irish Times Editorial: South Africa Loses [8]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00052.htm
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Eco-Economy: Good Idea But Wrong Model

- Jim's job machine won't work. So disappointing, such an oppportunity for regional development, but just the wrong model! Deidre Kent Writes in the Scoop Eco-Economy series. See... Eco-Economy: Job machine misses great opportunity [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00051.htm


Wassup In Aussie Media

- The latest news on Australian Media developments is out. See See... Media Flash - Oz Media Weekly E-Newspaper [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00049.htm


US Pacific Missile Tests Fallout

- The Green Party wants pressure put on President Bill Clinton to shut down the United States' National Missile Defence programme whose test at the weekend failed. See... Clinton should cancel missile defence plan [1] in the Parliament wire. Meanwhile GreenPeace is on the case...See Arrestees at Vandenberg call for end to Star Wars [2] and Greenpeace Vessel Sailing Towards Star Wars Test [3] in the Parliament wire. For photos see... Scoop Images: The Missile That Wasn't Shot Down [4] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00127.htm
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A Week After Meeting USTR Charlene Barshefsky….

- Last Week Jim was in the US gladhanding with the US Trade Negotiator - see... PHOTO [1] ... However it doesn't seem to have worked. Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton has now expressed disappointment at the allocation of subsidies for a range of dairy products by the US. See... US's Use Of Dairy Subsidies Disappoints Minister [2] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00105.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00126.htm


Hitler’s Police Tactics An Example To FBI

- Trainee FBI agents in America are, for the first time, focusing on the role played by Hitler's police during the Holocaust as part of their training. John Howard reports. See... FBI Training Focuses On Holocaust [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00048.htm


Scoop Column: The Rebel On Ireland

- The Marching season is always a time of heightened sectarian tension in Northern Ireland, and this year hardline Loyalist groups opposed to the Peace Process are mobilising to destroy it on July the 12th. Writes THE REBEL. See... THE REBEL : Student Power in Northern Ireland [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00055.htm


Scoop Humour – Sports Worries On Govt’s Mind

- All Black coach Wayne Smith regrets the delay in announcing the All Black team for Saturday's test with Australia. "I'm really sorry, but it's not my fault," an angry Smith said today See... Wayne Smith Regrets All Black Announcement Delay [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00133.htm


Scoop IT & Arts: New NZ MP3 Music Site Launched

- The man behind New Zealand's first comprehensive mp3 site says today's official launch marks the start of an exciting new era for New Zealand music. See... NZ Mp3 Site Signals New Era For Kiwi Music [1] in the Culture wire. See also… Technical Background [2] , A Sample Of The Music [3] and New Zealand’s First Mp3 Site Is Launching [4] , all in the Culture wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0007/S00019.htm
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Scoop Arts: Matterhorn Birthday and Northland Jazz

- The Matterhorn peaks again next week, and being as we are ambitious mountaineers, instead of just a birthday celebration, we are having FIVE!!! See... Matterhorn This Week - Sky High Hi Fi [1] in the Culture wire. For those wishing to sample their music a little further afield. See... Jazz again at Romantic Russell [2] in the Culture wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0007/S00015.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0007/S00014.htm


Fiji Accord Signed

- Crumbling to pressure from rebel leader George Speight, the Fijian military will dissolve the new Qarase Government on Thursday and hand over power to a new President, yet to be selected. See... Fiji Coup - Qarase Govt Out Thursday [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00054.htm


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Scoop Science

- A brace of announcements from the Foundation of Research Science And Technology: - Five companies that have successfully harnessed technology to improve their bottom dollar are to receive commendations from the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology. See... Commending The Technology And Business Mix [1] . - An Auckland company has developed a new anti-sapstain treatment that could give New Zealand loggers a $100 million-a-year boost in export returns... Fungicide Could Give Loggers $100m Boost [2] . - A Hamilton company - in a world first - has developed a trailer braking system that enables optimum control of trailers up to 3500kg. See... Braking Becomes Intelligent [3] . - A Massey University student's new computer program is being included in international design software for wastewater plants. See... Sludge Management Software Set For World Stage [4] .

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Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

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Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

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Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

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Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

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