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Scoop Is In The House – Today’s Q&A
Shipwrecked!

AMERICAN STRIKES - FULL COVERAGE
George Calls Helen
US Media: Investigative Journalism or Cheerleading?
US Prepares For More Terrorism
Afghan Food Bombing Operation Completed
Saddam Calls For Wisdom
Osama bin Laden’s Statement
Opinion: Government As We Know It Has Failed
Opinion: A Letter From Pakistan
More Scoop 911 Coverage And Aftermath Feedback
Red Cross Salutes Generous Kiwis
Palestinian Police Kill Pro-Bin Laden Protestors In Gaza
Amnesty Calls For An Orderly War

OTHER NEWS
Stateside Takes Route 66 To Mexico
Southerner Saved
Marine Farming Gold Rush Must Be Stopped – Forest and Bird
It’s All About Oil: Significant OPEC Press Conference Scheduled For October 17
Katya Rivas


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Scoop Is In The House – Today’s Q&A

- ( NOTE: Scoop Questions Of The Day Coverage Resumes Today ) Today's questions of the day concerned: George Bush’s Phone Call – The War Against Terror – National’s New Leader (And Economic Development) – Air NZ Bailout – World Economic Slowdown – Plunket – War Against Terror – Otago DHB Funding Shortfall – Lake Alice Settlement – PPTA Strike x 2 – Parallel Justice For Maori. See… SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 9 October [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00053.htm


Shipwrecked!

- National Party leader Jenny Shipley announced tonight that she would quit her leadership role. The announcement came after National's deputy leader Bill English informed Shipley that he had the numbers to oust her. See... National Axe Looms - Shipley Resigns [1] FULL COVERAGE: - Bill English - Caucus to decide leadership [2] - Georgina te Heuheu - Maori watching leadership with interest [3] - Peter Dunne - National Party Leadership [4] - Jim Anderton - Anderton congratulates English [5] - ACT - Nats Now Believe Next Election is Winnable [6] - Helen Clark - Mrs Shipley’s resignation [7] - Winston Peters - Leadership Change Inevitable - Peters [8]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00047.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00183.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00194.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00190.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00187.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00176.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00175.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00174.htm


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AMERICAN STRIKES - FULL COVERAGE


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SCOOP SPECIAL FEATURE - CLICK HERE...
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STRIKES AGAINST AFGHANISTAN - FULL COVERAGE

George Calls Helen

- Prime Minister Helen Clark received a personal briefing from US President George Bush last night on the campaign against terrorism. President Bush thanks NZ for support [1] . See also Phil Goff’s latest remarks on the war… Speech to LawAsia Conference - Phil Goff [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00184.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00181.htm


US Media: Investigative Journalism or Cheerleading?

- Mediachannel.org's Danny Schechter says the bottomline mentality of media companies takes precedence over their public service responsibility, contributing to America's illiteracy about the world. See... Between The Lines: Media's Role During Crisis [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00039.htm


US Prepares For More Terrorism

- The FBI has issued a warning to all US citizens and law enforcement agencies to be on the highest alert. The call came after the United States and Britain launched airstrikes against Afghanistan's ruling Taliban regime. See... FBI Warns US Citizens: Be On Alert [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00038.htm


Afghan Food Bombing Operation Completed

- The United States has backed its Military strikes against Afghanistan's Taliban regime with airdrops of 37,000 daily rations for Afghan refugees. See... US Drops Daily Rations on Afghanistan [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00037.htm


Saddam Calls For Wisdom

- Iraqi President Saddam Hussein met tonight with key members of his cabinet and issued a statement cautioning the United States and Britain on using force on an impoverished Afghanistan. See... Iraq Press Release Calls for Wisdom Not Force [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00036.htm


Osama bin Laden’s Statement

- Mr. bin Laden's video taped remarks were aired on Al Jazeera, an independent Arab television network based in Qatar, after the U.S. and British military attacks on Afghanistan Sunday. The text is translated from Arabic into English. See... Osama bin Laden Statement Via Al Jazeera [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00035.htm


Opinion: Government As We Know It Has Failed

- Many government officials have stated that "This Will be the First War of the 21st Century", in reference to the war on terrorism resulting from the World Trade Center attack. A worrisome implication of this statement is that since this is to be the first war, then there will most likely be a second, a third, a forth, a fifth ....etc......etc......etc. See... Guest Opinion: The First War Of The 21st Century [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00052.htm


Opinion: A Letter From Pakistan

September 11th will forever remain etched in the memory and psyche of mankind, for a variety of reasons depending on how it affected the individual's life and outlook on religions, nations, regions and ideologies. See... Guest Opinion: Commentary on 911 from Pakistan [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00051.htm


More Scoop 911 Coverage And Aftermath Feedback

- In this edition of Scoop Feedback: Congratulations On Coverage - Mark Burton The Bogus Bogey - Capt'n Pugwash And His Navy See... Scoop Feedback: Congratulations And Defence Policy [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00049.htm


Red Cross Salutes Generous Kiwis

- New Zealanders have already donated more than $60,000 to help respond to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and neighbouring countries, the New Zealand Red Cross announced today. See... Kiwis Respond Generously To Humanitarian Crisis [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00045.htm


Palestinian Police Kill Pro-Bin Laden Protestors In Gaza

- Two demonstrators were killed in Gaza and one critically injured by Palestinian police confronting hundreds of demonstrators protesting against the United States of America's bombing of Afghanistan. See... Investigation Call Into Killing Of Demonstrators [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00044.htm


Amnesty Calls For An Orderly War

- Since the 11 September attacks, Amnesty International has called for justice, not revenge. “Now that the United States of America (USA) and the United Kingdom (UK) have launched military strikes against targets in Afghanistan, their forces ... See... Civilians & captured combatants must be protected [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00040.htm


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OTHER NEWS


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Stateside Takes Route 66 To Mexico

- The attached photos are from Gallup, New Mexico, on historic Route 66. See... Stateside with Rosalea: Columbus Day Photo Special [1] . See also... Stateside with Rosalea: Cowgirls Aren't In Kansas [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00050.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00039.htm


Southerner Saved

- A partnership between central and local government and Tranz Rail has kept the Southerner passenger rail service running until at least February. See... Southerner deal finalised [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00186.htm


Marine Farming Gold Rush Must Be Stopped – Forest and Bird

- The grab for sea space by marine farming interests and prospective farmers is out of control and is not sustainable the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society says. See... Marine Farming Moratorium Urgently Needed [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00050.htm


It’s All About Oil: Significant OPEC Press Conference Scheduled For October 17

- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has scheduled a press conference in Austria for next week. See... Chavez to Hold Press Conference at OPEC HQ [1] . See also a recent speech by Venezuela’s oil minister… Globalization & its Impact on Developing Countries [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00043.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00042.htm


Katya Rivas

- Write, My child; you are almost finished with your assignment… Joyous and glorious is the redeemed soul; it goes from the suffering in Purgatory to the delight of Paradise, surrounded by lights, full of Celestial gifts. See... Katya Rivas: Pray for the Souls in Purgatory [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00048.htm

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