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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY:
WTO Implodes In Cancun
CYFS To Contact State Wards In Abuse Investigation
NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
SPECIAL REPORT: Hunt For Six Year Old Coral Burrows Continues
APEC Backdrop For Bush/Roh Korea-USA Meeting
UN Chief Urges Israel To Back-Off Exile Arafat Plans
INTERNATIONAL NEWS HEADLINES:

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Hurricane Isabel - Is This A Perfect Storm?
Rosalea Reports From The Eye Of The Recall
Hard News Farewell's The Man In Black
Martin LeFevre: Meditations On Revolution
Jason Leopold: Nothing To See There, Move On
Satire: Al Qaeda's Latest Moves Panned by Critics
Cartoons: George And Ariel's Dreamtime
Kidd Millenniun Cartoon: GWB Reads Up On Custer's Last Stand
Daily Katya Rivas

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
TVNZ Says Sorry For Brian Edwards To Rodney Hide
PM Off To See The Army In The Solomons Next Week
Greens Urge Govt. To Protest Over Arafat Expulsion Plans
ACT's Latest Letter
Take 5 Disappointed With National's Nick Smith
State Housing Concerns Rise
McNair Urges Police Crackdown On Youth
The Tide Is Out For GE
New Govt. Agency Represents Community Groups
How Accessible Is Public Transport?
Carbon Credit Bidding War Developing
Police Respond With Irrational Violence To Peace Protest

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00124.htm
The Battle (On The Beach) Of Cancun

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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LEAD STORY:
WTO Implodes In Cancun

- Bedlam broke out in Cancun at around 2.10 pm after the Kenyan delegate emerged from deadokced talks on the Singapore issues of investment, competition, government procurement and trade facilitation and announced that the ministerial meeting had collapsed. See… WTO Meeting Collapses Over Singapore Issues IMAGES: - Indymedia Images: The Battle Of Cancun S10-S15 '03 [1] JANE KELSEY REPORTS THE ROAD TO FAILURE: - Bulletin #8 WTO Seems Intent On Self-Destriction [2] - Bulletin #7 Poorer Countries Opposed To MAI [3] - Bulletin #6 Vigil For Korean Farmer Lee Kyong Hae [4] MORE REACTION: ----- New Zealand ----- - NZ Govt. - Cancun meeting result disappointing, says minister [5] - Greens - Leave the 'Green Room' to the high rollers, Jim [6] - National - Collapse of trade talks an indictment on politics [7] - ARENA - WTO Talks Collapse: The poor will not go quietly! [8] -GATT Watchdog - Face the Facts Mr Sutton [9] - Fonterra - Cancun Collapse A Lost Opportunity, Says Fonterra [10] - NZFIC - Disappointing Result But Forestry Work To Continue [11] - TLN - Collapse of WTO Talks - Damn shame not a disaster [12] ----- International ----- - WTO - Day 5: Conference ends without consensus [13] - Greenpeace - USA and EU sink the WTO round in Cancun [14] - USA - USA on WTO: Today we stalled because of Singapore issues [15] - Oxfam - Rich Countries Wreck WTO Trade Talks [16]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00124.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00113.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00111.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00110.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00329.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00331.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00327.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00167.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00094.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00148.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00147.htm
[12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00145.htm
[13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00166.htm
[14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00162.htm
[15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00164.htm
[16] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00163.htm


CYFS To Contact State Wards In Abuse Investigation

- Child, Youth and Family is to make contact through the Salvation Army with former state wards who may have been abused while living in Salvation Army children’s homes. See... Child, Youth And Family Contacting State Wards [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00093.htm


NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • Violent and irrational police at protest [1]
  • ASB Makes Investment In Business Banking Market [2]
  • $9m To Restore Our Rivers And Lakes [3]
  • New Book On GE Contends Royal Commission A Sham [4]
  • Business Roundtable Says Privy Council Users Want to Retain Access [5]
  • World First Climate Change Action In South Pacific [6]
  • Want To Be Part Of A World Super-Weather-Computer? [7]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00092.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00136.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0309/S00047.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00135.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00139.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0309/S00061.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0309/S00048.htm


    SPECIAL REPORT:

    Hunt For Six Year Old Coral Burrows Continues - "We want people to keep positive that Coral is out there and will be found. Please don’t give up hope. Help us find her." See... Coral’s Family keep hopes alive [1] ALSO: Police canvas rural community in hunt for Coral [2] - Have you seen Coral or her clothes? [3] - A special plea from the parents of Coral Burrows [4] - Operation Reef: Sightings sought for white car [5] - Arrest unrelated to missing girl inquiry [6] - Coral’s schoolbag found [7] - Air Force Iroquois joins Featherston search [8]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00098.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00096.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00095.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00094.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00091.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00085.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00083.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00082.htm


    APEC Backdrop For Bush/Roh Korea-USA Meeting

    - President Roh Moo-hyun is to hold a separate, bilateral meeting with United States President George W. Bush at the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit slated for Oct. 20-21 in Bangkok, government officials said on Sunday. See... Roh, Bush to Hold Summit on Sidelines of APEC [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00160.htm


    UN Chief Urges Israel To Back-Off Exile Arafat Plans

    - United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the members of the Security Council called on Israel today not to expel Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, warning that such a move would dangerously exacerbate tension and instability in the region. See… UN Radio: Annan Urges Israel To Not Expel Arafat [1] ALSO: Arafat Says The Peace Process Faces Most Critical Time [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00156.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00161.htm


    INTERNATIONAL NEWS HEADLINES:

  • Korea - Efforts Made to Recover from Typhoon Damages [1]
  • In Europe - Powell: U.N. Has "Vital Role" To Play in Iraq [2]
  • Palestinian Territories - UN’s Big 5 Refuse Israel Decision to Expel Arafat [3]
  • New York - Annan: Veto-Wielding Council Members Will Build Consensus Over Iraq [4]
  • New York - Security Council call on Israel not to expel Arafat [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00159.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00158.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00157.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00155.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00154.htm

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Hurricane Isabel - Is This A Perfect Storm?

    - Two new forecast paths for Hurricane Isabel show the storm crossing directly over either Washington DC or New York City on Thursday. See... Super Computer Weather: Isabel Targets DC & NYC [1] and Super Computer Weather: Hurricane Isabel [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00119.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00109.htm


    Rosalea Reports From The Eye Of The Recall

    - I must say this past week has been very Austro-Hungarian. First, there was the T-shirt I saw someone wearing which featured a pastel drawing of Arnold Schwarzenegger's noggin looking euphorically skyward and the words "California Uber Alles". See... Close Your Eyes And Think Of Prussia [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00112.htm


    Hard News Farewell's The Man In Black

    - Would that we all could go out like Johnny Cash . It almost defies belief that a man who was on hand for the genesis of rock 'n' roll could have spent his last decade making work as moving and relevant as anything he ever did before... See... Hard News 15/09/03 - Sombre Hombre [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00123.htm


    Martin LeFevre: Meditations On Revolution

    - Clearly, we need a revolution. But who is 'we', and what kind of revolution? See... Martin LeFevre - Meditations: Revolution! [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00122.htm


    Jason Leopold: Nothing To See There, Move On

    - Democrats in Congress have abandoned their efforts to investigate the White House’s use of questionable intelligence information about Iraq’s alleged stockpile of weapons of mass destruction, saying the issue has been “eclipsed” by President Bush’s request for US$87 billion. See... Dems Scrap Probe Into WH Intel. On Iraqi Threats [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00121.htm


    Satire: Al Qaeda's Latest Moves Panned by Critics

    - Pakistan/Afghanistan? --The much anticipated third video in the popular terrorism series starring Islamic fundamentalist icon and cold-blooded murderer Osama bin Laden has met with jeers from critics even while enjoying broad appeal in target markets. See... "Return Of The Taliban" Panned By Film Critics [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00120.htm


    Cartoons: George And Ariel's Dreamtime

    - Two cartoons by John Chuckman… See... John Chuckman Cartoons: Ariel Sharon, Man Of Peace [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00118.htm


    Kidd Millenniun Cartoon: GWB Reads Up On Custer's Last Stand

    - Cartoon by kiddmillennium.com… See... Kidd Millennium Cartoon: Endangered Species [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00117.htm


    Daily Katya Rivas

    - I have the right to ask everyone if you still need a stimulus to cover yourselves with Me. I have the right because I have struggled a lot to make you comprehend love, My Love. See... Katya Rivas: Comprehend My Love [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00116.htm



    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00119.htm
    IMAGES: Hurricance Isabel's Forecast Ground Zero - NYC

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    TVNZ Says Sorry For Brian Edwards To Rodney Hide

    - ACT New Zealand Finance Spokesman Rodney Hide today accepted TVNZ's apology for Dr Brian Edwards' appalling interview of Rodney on Edwards at Large. See... Hide Accepts TVNZ Apology [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00338.htm


    PM Off To See The Army In The Solomons Next Week

    - Prime Minister Helen Clark and Defence Minister Mark Burton will visit the Solomons next week. See... PM and Defence Minister to visit Solomons [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00333.htm


    Greens Urge Govt. To Protest Over Arafat Expulsion Plans

    - The Green Party is calling on the Government to summon the Israeli representative to the Beehive to express New Zealand's indignation at Israel's threat to murder Yasser Arafat. See... Israel must withdraw 'fatwa' against Arafat [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00332.htm


    ACT's Latest Letter

    - The big concern facing the government is how to resolve the foreshore issue that has the potential to bring down the government and split race relations. ACT's The Letter -15 September 2003 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00325.htm


    Take 5 Disappointed With National's Nick Smith

    - Take 5, the new campaign that is questioning the need for New Zealand to rush into lifting the GE moratorium refutes Nick Smith’s assertions that they are a dodgy and undemocratic campaign, as quoted in the Sunday Star Times today. See... Take 5 Disappointed At Nick Smith [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00320.htm


    State Housing Concerns Rise

    - The Child Poverty Action Group report on the state of housing in New Zealand is a sad indictment on the Government’s lack of concern for a distressing problem, said New Zealand First family affairs spokesperson Barbara Stewart. See... Urgent Action Needed On Housing [1] , Greens call for action on housing report [2] and National… Govt must step outside the square with housing [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00336.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00317.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00328.htm


    McNair Urges Police Crackdown On Youth

    - “It is time for the Government to start aggressively targeting entry level crime if young people are to be stopped entering into a life of crime,” said youth affairs spokesperson Craig McNair. See... Aggressive Action Needed To Curb Teen Crime [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00334.htm


    The Tide Is Out For GE

    - The tide of support for extending the moratorium on the release of genetically engineered organisms has turned into a tidal wave that the Government can no longer ignore, Green Co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said today. See... Public newspapers politicians agree: ban must stay [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00316.htm


    New Govt. Agency Represents Community Groups

    - The community and voluntary sector's huge contribution to New Zealand is being recognised by the Government today, with the launch of the Office for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Te Tari o te Rangai a-Hapori, a-Tuao. Office for the Community and Voluntary Sector [1] and Office for the Community and Voluntary Sector [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00341.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00339.htm


    How Accessible Is Public Transport?

    - Disability Issues Minister Ruth Dyson today congratulated the Human Rights Commission for setting up a national inquiry into the accessibility of public land transport for people with disabilities. Accessible transport inquiry welcomed [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00340.htm


    Carbon Credit Bidding War Developing

    - Businesses, local authorities and other organisations are showing strong interest in bidding for Kyoto Protocol ‘carbon credits’ for projects that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Strong interest in climate-friendly projects [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00337.htm


    Police Respond With Irrational Violence To Peace Protest

    - 'The actions of the Wellington Police at a peaceful demonstration against the deployment of New Zealand troops to Iraq sent today were violent and completely irrational' said Peace Action Wellington member Valerie Morse. See... Violent and irrational police at protest [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00092.htm

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