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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House
LEAD STORY:
The Deaths Of Saddam's Sons Have Ongoing Repercussions
NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:
SCOOP COLUMNS:
Streets Of London: The Rapidly Revolving David Kelly Story
Daniel Patrick Welch
UQ Wire: Tom Flocco - Intimidation On The Trail Of 911 Truths
UQ Wire: Maureen Farrell - 16 Words and 28 Page
Kidd Millennium Cartoon
What Do Iraqi's Think Of Their Occupation- Poll
Katya Daily

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
McCully Condemns Immigration “Whitewash”
Hey PPTA Why Is NCEA OK Now?
Military To Get Light Armed Vehicles
Police Complaints Authority Bill Introduced
Ryall Wild Prisoners To Sterilise Own Shooters
Clark Responsible For Tide Of Claims
Lawyers And Conveyancing Bill Introduced
Gaping Holes In Whirinaki Power Puzzle

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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Scoop Is In The House

– For yesterday’s questions for oral answer and answers from ministers see.... Questions Of The Day Transcript - 30 July 2003 [1] . Come back at midday for today's questions.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00561.htm

LEAD STORY:
The Deaths Of Saddam's Sons Have Ongoing Repercussions

- The deaths of the sons of Saddam Hussein in a high profile "shoot-out" in the northern city of Mosul arrive at a most opportune moment for President Bush and his entourage. See... Story on Deaths of Saddam's Sons "Wags the Dog" [1] MORE: - Cartoon - Bush Caught In A Playful Moment [2] - Satire - Uday & Qusay And Udai & Qusai Dead Or At Large [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00244.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00243.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00242.htm

NEW ZEALAND NEWS:

  • Four Of Top Five Charts NZ Songs [1]
  • Director of Public Health To Join WHO [2]
  • Cancelled Surgery Due To Inadequate Health Funding [3]
  • NZMA Seeks Vote Against "Death with Dignity" Bill [4]
  • ANZ drops home lending rates [5]
  • BNZ: Resolving Tax Values In Investment Funds [6]
  • Carbon Tax Major Concern For Growers [7]
  • HRC Says Prisons must reflect human rights standards [8]
  • Maori Call for Informed Debate On Foreshore Issues [9]
  • Fisheries Commission Says Govt Must Meet With Iwi Over Foreshore Issue [10]
  • Farmers Concerned at Minister's Prison Tactics [11]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0307/S00122.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0307/S00078.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0307/S00077.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0307/S00076.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0307/S00268.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0307/S00264.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0307/S00258.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0307/S00165.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0307/S00163.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0307/S00162.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0307/S00159.htm


    INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

    Bougainville Weapons Disposal Stage-2 Completed - Foreign Minister Phil Goff today welcomed news that the United Nations has verified completion of Stage 2 of the Bougainville weapons disposal plan. See... Goff welcomes Bougainville weapons progress [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00557.htm

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Streets Of London: The Rapidly Revolving David Kelly Story

    - There is an old adage in British Politics, when you are in trouble, attack the BBC. There have been numerous examples of this and the war of words over Andrew Gilligan’s reports is simply the latest. See... William Moloney: Doctor David Kelly And Other WMDs [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00236.htm


    Daniel Patrick Welch

    - After all these years, it still amazes how Americans can remain so disconnected from the world events in which we play so central a role. See... Daniel Patrick Welch: Still Crazy [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00235.htm


    UQ Wire: Tom Flocco - Intimidation On The Trail Of 911 Truths

    - A former Democratic nominee for the United States Congress from the 20th District, Bakersfield, California was threatened on April 24 by Deputy U.S. Marshal Steve Borak from the Phoenix office of the United States Marshal’s Service. See... UQ Wire: U.S. Marshal In 9/11 Evidence Cover-Up [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00234.htm


    UQ Wire: Maureen Farrell - 16 Words and 28 Page

    - Each year, Project Censored lists the top 25 stories ignored by the mainstream media. Their 2003 release, which chronicled overlooked news items from 2001-2002, ranked the Bush administration's role in thwarting pre-Sept.11 terrorist investigations at No. 4. See... UQ Wire: 16 Words and 28 Pages - Maureen Farrell [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00233.htm


    Kidd Millennium Cartoon

    - Truth or Blair, Cartoon by MiddMillennium.com… See... Kidd Millennium Cartoon: Truth Or Bliar [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00232.htm


    What Do Iraqi's Think Of Their Occupation- Poll

    The Editor of the Spectator in the UK, Boris Johnson, who is also a Conservative MP, commissioned a polling firm called YouGov to do a poll of Iraqi's which they did and the results are published in the Spectator dated 19 July. See... Polling The Iraqi's [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00231.htm


    Katya Daily

    - Katya Rivas: My Mother - Few Truly Appreciate Her [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00222.htm

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    McCully Condemns Immigration “Whitewash”

    - The internal Department of Labour investigation into Immigration Service responses to queries from the Ombudsman has been condemned as "an in-house whitewash in the making" by National Party Immigration spokesman Murray McCully. See... In-house immigration white-wash condemned [1] ALSO: NZ First -Minister Must Honour Her Pledge To Resign [2] - NZ First - Wasting Taxpayers' Money On Suspected Terrorist [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00556.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00553.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00542.htm


    Hey PPTA Why Is NCEA OK Now?

    ACT New Zealand Education Spokesman Deborah Coddington said today she was not surprised by reports that Post Primary Teachers Association members have voted in favour of implementing NCEA Level 3 next year - despite threatening last year to oppose it. See... C'mon PPTA, What's Changed? [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00554.htm


    Military To Get Light Armed Vehicles

    - The first batch of seven Light Armoured Vehicles (LAVIIIs) is en route to New Zealand, and should arrive in Auckland on August 10, Minister of Defence Mark Burton announced today. See... Light Armoured Vehicles on their way [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00551.htm


    Police Complaints Authority Bill Introduced

    - Ensuring the safety of police officers and their families, takes a step forward today with the introduction of the Police Complaints Authority (Conditional Name Protection) Bill by National Party MP Dr Paul Hutchison. See... Safety for police and their families vital [1] OTHER POLICE ISSUES: ACT - Labour Gives Burglars Nine-Month Head Start [2] - ACT - Newman Sets The Record Straight [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00548.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00547.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00534.htm


    Ryall Wild Prisoners To Sterilise Own Shooters

    - National's Corrections spokesman, Tony Ryall, is aghast at suggestions that prisoners are to sterilise their own needles and hold bulk amounts of prescription drugs in their cells. Mr Ryall was commenting on claims that cutbacks are forcing the Corrections ... See... DIY medication a recipe for drug dealing [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00543.htm


    Clark Responsible For Tide Of Claims

    - National Party Leader Bill English says Helen Clark's vacillation on the beaches and seabed issue has opened the floodgates to a tide of new claims. See... Clark opens floodgates to tide of beach claims [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00545.htm


    Lawyers And Conveyancing Bill Introduced

    - The Lawyers and Conveyancers Bill, which reforms the structure of the legal profession and creates the new occupation of licensed conveyancer, had its first reading in Parliament today. See... Bill will enhance legal services market [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00541.htm


    Gaping Holes In Whirinaki Power Puzzle

    - Green Co-leader and Energy spokesperson Jeanette Fitzsimons has noted some gaping holes in the Government's explanation today for building a new oil-fired power plant at Whirinaki. In the interests of furthering understanding of just how we found ourselves ... See... Greens supply answers to the power plant puzzle [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00538.htm

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