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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Hard News Is Here! In Duplicate
Opposition Reshuffle - Mapp, te Heuheu and Carter To Front Bench
Scoop Welcomes New Columnist
ZZZZZZzzzzzt… Scoop Feedback
Perigo On Nick Smith and Jenny’s Shipwreck
Katya Rivas

AMERICAN STRIKES - FULL COVERAGE
THE RECEIVED VERSION - OFFICIAL US WAR SOURCES:
UNSG Kofi Annan Addresses US Public
Scoop World: Amnesty Call For End To Columbian Massacres
Meet America’s New Allies – Central Asian Rights Abusers

OTHER NEWS
Why Your Prenup Won’t Work - Stephen Franks
Dirty Diesel Explained
These Are The Days Of Our Select Committees
NZ Works To Disarm The World
Top Brass Shakeup Criticism
Scoop Was In The House - This Week's Q&A

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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Hard News Is Here! In Duplicate

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, we're at war. In theory, at least. A small, unspecified number of our SAS troops are at the disposal of the United States of America in whatever activities it should undertake in Afghanistan. See... HARD NEWS 12/10/01 - Goodbye, Hello [1] …and last week’s edition has arrived too… - GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... just a short bulletin this week, on account of the fact that I've been away from my desk and doing a few things in Wellington. Or, as I like to think of it, wandering the corridors of power looking for the toilet ... See... HARD NEWS 05/10/01 - A Letter from Wellington [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00071.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00072.htm


Opposition Reshuffle - Mapp, te Heuheu and Carter To Front Bench

- “National's new line-up is the next step on National's path to Government,” Opposition Leader Hon Bill English said today. See... Opposition Reshuffle [1] REACTION: - NZ First - Ho Hum, Tedium! [2] - Michael Cullen - English keeping the seat warm for Prebble - Cullen [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00270.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00272.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00271.htm


Scoop Welcomes New Columnist

- EDITORS NOTE: Scoop is pleased to welcome Peter Cresswell to the ranks of Scoop columnists. Peter’s “PC's Opinion” columns will appear regularly on Wednesdays. See... PC's Opinion: The Heart of the West [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00075.htm


ZZZZZZzzzzzt… Scoop Feedback

- In This Edition: Re: ARROW Anti-War Briefing 5 – “I Take Exception To Mirek Marcanik's Data” - NZ Picking Over The Bones Of Fear See... Scoop Feedback: NZ Picking Over The Bones Of Fear [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00074.htm


Perigo On Nick Smith and Jenny’s Shipwreck

- “You have to hand it to politicians - the fork in their tongues must qualify as a Wonder of the World. Case in point: National's environment spokesman Nick Smith. During his tenure as Conservation Minister, libertarians repeatedly pointed out to him the viciously anti-property rights nature of the Resource Management Act. Dr Smith did not want to know.” See... Lindsay Perigo: Tree Hugger with a Forked Tongue [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00073.htm


Katya Rivas

The divine resonance that is produced in each one of you who hears My Word is all Mine and no one, not even you, could add even the smallest vibration to this sentiment. See... Katya Rivas: Follow My Divine Love [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00070.htm


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AMERICAN STRIKES - FULL COVERAGE

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THE RECEIVED VERSION - OFFICIAL US WAR SOURCES:

DoD Bomb Damage Photos [1] DoD News Briefing & Images – Enduring Freedom [2] Secretaries Rumsfeld and White Press Conference [3] Colin Powell and NATO Sec-Gen Lord Robertson [4] State Dept. Daily Press Briefing October 10, 2001 [5] Colin Powell Network TV IVs - NBC, ABC, CNN & CBS [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00075.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00073.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00074.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00072.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00071.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00070.htm


UNSG Kofi Annan Addresses US Public

- Exactly one month after the worst terrorist attacks in history against the United States, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today addressed the country's public through a nationally broadcast "Town Hall" meeting, answering ... See... Annan addresses US public in broadcast meeting [1] . See also... Annan - OIC has key role in fighting terrorism [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00068.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00067.htm


Scoop World: Amnesty Call For End To Columbian Massacres

- The two most recent massacres carried out in the past few days by paramilitaries in the northern department of Magdalena and south-western department of Valle del Cauca demonstrate ever more clearly why it is imperative to stop military aid from ... See... Colombia: Stop the massacres-Stop the military aid [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00069.htm


Meet America’s New Allies – Central Asian Rights Abusers

- Amnesty International warned the international community of a possible deterioration in the human rights situation in Central Asia, as governments use the 'war against terrorism' as an excuse to further undermine respect for human rights. See... Highlights Of Central Asia Human Rights Document [1] , Uzbekistan: Briefing On Human Rights Situation [2] and Central Asia: The brink of a human rights crisis [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00066.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00065.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00064.htm


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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Why Your Prenup Won’t Work - Stephen Franks

- On 12 July 2001 the Government gazetted a model agreement for opting out of mandatory sharing under the Property (Relationships) Act 1976. Section 21E of the Act provided for it. The model is utterly useless. See... Why the model contracting out agreement is useless [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00252.htm


Dirty Diesel Explained

- Energy Minister Pete Hodgson today released a government report on the diesel-filter blocking problem that occurred between March and May this year. See... Lessons learned from diesel filter problems [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00249.htm


These Are The Days Of Our Select Committees

- There were 11 meetings. One was in Auckland; the other ten were in the parliamentary complex. Several meetings scheduled for Thursday were cancelled after the House took urgency. Committees cannot meet while the House is sitting unless there is unanimous ... See... Select Committee Business to 12 October [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00268.htm


NZ Works To Disarm The World

- “Whether faced with nuclear weapons, germ warfare, chemical weapons or the illegal trade of guns, all countries need to work together now to keep weapons out of the hands of terrorists,” says Disarmament Minister Matt Robson. See... Disarmament focus on nukes, germs and gas [1] and New Zealand statement to UN on disarmament [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00266.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00267.htm


Top Brass Shakeup Criticism

- The Government's decision to radically change the way Defence Force heads are appointed is not the right way to go, National's Defence spokesperson Max Bradford said today. See... Burton misfires on Defence appointment process [1] . See also... New appointment process for Defence Force chiefs [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00255.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00233.htm


Scoop Was In The House - This Week's Q&A

- Thursday - Questions – 11 October [1] - Wednesday - Questions – 10 October [2] - Tuesday - Questions - 9 October [3] NOTE: The house is sitting under urgency today. See... Greens agree to more sitting hours [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00068.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00060.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00053.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00199.htm

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