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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House
Soccer Sissy David Miller Learns His Rucks & Mauls
Japan Calls For NZ To Leave Whaling Commission
Wealth = Tertiary Education Opportunity - Survey
Scoop Images: Revolutionary Zeal
Scoop Images: Anti-War Art
1 In 60 Sexually Active High School Students Has Chlamydia
Guy Fawkes Images
Katya Rivas

AMERICAN STRIKES - FULL COVERAGE
Guest Opinion: A Muslim American Nightmare
UN Describes Afghan Situation As Desperate
Refugees At Risk On Pakistan Border
THE RECEIVED VERSION - OFFICIAL US COMMENTS

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Scoop Is In The House

– Today's questions of the day concerned: Paid Parental Leave – Afghanistan Aid - Bathgate-gate – Recession Roading Plans – Breast Cancer Treatment – Health Information (IT) Management – Substandard Policing – Refugee Interviewing – Carol Moseley Braun’s Views On NZ Security - Public Service HR Capacity – Bathgate-gate – DPB Work Testing – Terrorism Bill Amendments. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 6 November [1] -To receive Questions of the Day (and answers) by email when they are posted on Scoop CLICK HERE [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00041.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/cgi-bin/newsagent/new_user.cgi?form=home


Soccer Sissy David Miller Learns His Rucks & Mauls

- Time was running out and I was becoming desperate. I still could not differentiate the rules and only recently I learned the difference between an open side flanker and a blindside one. See... David Miller: Learning The Language Of Rugby [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00035.htm


Japan Calls For NZ To Leave Whaling Commission

- New Zealand should leave the International Whaling Commission following public statements from its Commissioner, Jim McLay, that New Zealand is “adamantly opposed to commercial whaling, anywhere and at any time”. See... How Can NZ Be Opposed And Not Opposed? [1] . See also the New Zealand Conservation Minister’s release... Japanese Minke Whaling Fleet Condemned [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00036.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00096.htm


Wealth = Tertiary Education Opportunity - Survey

- New research released today by the New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) shows that students from the wealthiest 20% of schools are nearly five times more likely to go to university than students from the poorest schools. See... Wealth A Key Factor In Tertiary Participation [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0111/S00010.htm


Scoop Images: Revolutionary Zeal

- The panoramic image below shows the final plenary session of the Convergence against Capitalism held last weekend at Zeal in Wellington. The picture shows Jane Kelsey addressing those remaining at the convergence on Sunday afternoon. See... Scoop Images: Converging Against Capital [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00038.htm


Scoop Images: Anti-War Art

– Indymedia activists express their views on the war in images. See... Indymedia Images: More Anti-War Art [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00040.htm


1 In 60 Sexually Active High School Students Has Chlamydia

- A major research study of 1136 senior secondary students in Christchurch has found that one out of every 60 sexually active students is infected with Chlamydia. The survey involves a random selection of year 12 and 13 students from Christchurch schools. See... 1 In 60 Senior High School Students Has Chlamydia [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0111/S00009.htm


Guy Fawkes Images

- Images of last night's Guy Fawkes fireworks display in Wellington harbour as seen from a central city apartment block across the rooftops. See... Scoop Images: Guy Fawkes Across The Rooftops [1] . See also…Guy Burns At Ross Fireworks [2] and Wellington Waterfront Extravaganza [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00037.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00034.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00039.htm


Katya Rivas

- My daughter, My mercy and forgiveness for you will always be in My Heart because you are faithful and you snatch from Me those sentiments, the fruits of love. See... Katya Rivas: You Are Faithful [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00031.htm


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AMERICAN STRIKES - FULL COVERAGE

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Guest Opinion: A Muslim American Nightmare

- It has been almost two months since the nightmare began. A nightmare for almost everyone I know. A nightmare for thousands of innocent lives lost; now they dream no more. See... Guest Opinion: A Muslim American Nightmare [1] Beeb Puts US Defence Secretary On The Spot – Who else is the US planning to bomb? Syria? Iraq? BBC interviewer Jeremy Vine shows how a real IV is conducted. See... Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz Interview with BBC [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00036.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00044.htm


UN Describes Afghan Situation As Desperate

- 5 November – With snow reported in parts of Afghanistan, United Nations aid agencies and their partners are racing to provide food and other relief supplies to vulnerable people in desperate need of assistance, UN officials said today. See... UN agencies race to assist Afghans in dire need [1] . For more UN news on Afghanistan see... Muslims & others should not be misled by bin Laden [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00041.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00042.htm


Refugees At Risk On Pakistan Border

- Amnesty International is highly concerned about the location and conditions of the Chaman staging camp on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The refugees there should be transferred immediately to safer locations further away. See... Pakistan: Refugees At Risk At Chaman Staging Camp [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00040.htm


THE RECEIVED VERSION - OFFICIAL US COMMENTS

- Gen. Myers Interview with Al Jazeera [1] - Enduring Freedom Update 5/11 - Adm. Stufflebeem [2] - Rumsfeld Media Availability en Route from India [3] - Powell with Russian Foreign Minister Ivanov [4] - Rumsfeld Media Availability with Pakistani FM [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00045.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00043.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00039.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00038.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00029.htm

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