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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 10 January 2008

The Top 30 rating items on Scoop for 10 January, 2008, including: 1: Diebold, All The Time. 2: Bush's FDA, Insider Info. 3: Stateside: New Hampshire Results (1). 4: National Vs. Election Ads. 5: New Hampshire Results (2). 6: New Hampshire Postscript...

Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 10 January 2008



The Top 30 rating items on Scoop for 10 January, 2008 were...

1: New Hampshire Primary - ALL Diebold, ALL the Time

Michael Collins

Tomorrow's New Hampshire primary represents a major turning point in the presidential primaries. We've got the rising star of Obama, the stunned Clinton camp, and the populist efforts of the fast moving Democrat, John Edwards, just off a 9% increase ...

2: Bush's FDA - Perpetual Leaker Of Insider Info
Evelyn Pringle

The steady leaking of insider information about products under review by the FDA has caused enormous losses for average American investors since the Bush Administration took control of the agency six years ago.

3: Stateside: New Hampshire Primary Results - Part 1
Rosalea Barker

In August 2007, I went to a small town in the North Country of New Hampshire to find out how NH primaries work, and interviewed some potential--though in one case not likely--voters. The story is here . At the end of the interviews is some background ...

4: National policy on third party election ads
New Zealand National Party

National Party Deputy Leader Bill English says that through election year National will not be endorsing any third party anti-Government advertising campaigns.

5: Stateside:New Hampshire Primary Results - Part 2
Rosalea Barker

It's nearing 8pm here in California; 11pm in New Hampshire, and the Democratic primary race is still not being called for either Clinton or Obama because the results are so close. The NH Secretary of State's website doesn't post any results until ...

6: Stateside With Rosalea: New Hampshire Postscript
Rosalea Barker

Obama wasted no time in his concession speech launching an appeal for votes from unions and the Latino vote, currently going to rivals Edwards and McCain, by speaking of "the three words that will ring from sea to shining sea: Yes we can!" In Spanish, ...

7: Cunliffe auditions for 'Yes Minister'
New Zealand National Party

"David Cunliffe has provided more evidence that he's auditioning for a role in a new series of 'Yes Minister'," says National Party Health spokesman Tony Ryall, commenting on another classic "Cunliffean" moment.

8: Apache arrives in Wellington Harbour
Origin Energy

Origin Energy Resources (Kupe) Limited ("Origin") and its joint venture partners today welcomed the Apache pipelaying vessel into Wellington Harbour - marking the next phase of the Kupe Gas Project.

9: Kristolnicht: The Decline Of The New York Times
Ernest Partridge

While I gave up on the Times some time ago, I can't allow the latest outrage, the hiring of William Kristol as the newest Times columnist, to pass by without complaint.

10: Cairns Clarifies "Rebel" Status With NZ Cricket
Chris Cairns

Following recent media reports that he has been "banned" or branded a "rebel" by New Zealand cricket, former Black Caps all-rounder Chris Cairns has sought urgent clarification of his position from NZC Chief executive Justin Vaughan.

11: Joe Finds True Bliss With Jenny Craig
Jenny Craig

Weight management company Jenny Craig has signed former True Bliss band member and radio presenter, Joe Cotton, as its first celebrity ambassador for Jenny Craig New Zealand. Joe features in a new Jenny Craig television advertisement, currently airing ...

12: Barack, Hillary - Sinister Nothingness Of "Change"
Black Agenda Report

A narrowly-packaged farce: Political twins Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama pretend they are not joined at the hip on every public policy issue that has been allowed to enter the corporate media-vetted discourse: health care, Iraq, trade.

13: Richard S. Ehrlich: On Sale In Communist Vietnam
Richard S. Ehrlich

"The communists still control the government, but now they allow capitalism, because they know they were wrong," said a Vietnamese man who suffered several months in a communist "re-education" camp in 1975 because he collaborated with Americans.

14: Let Them Be Clothed With Shame and Dishonour
ACT New Zealand

"Sunday's dawn raid on the War Memorial pillars in Greymouth is bereft of both the courage and tactical skill demonstrated by those whose names were inscribed on the pillars they took," said ACT National Security spokesman Heather Roy.

15: Tanveer Jafri: Obstacles For Parvez Musharraf
Tanveer Jafri

Pakistan President Parvez Musharraf, at present, is above all the heads of the states in the world, which are face to face with the internal troubles & political instability.

16: Officer Was Not "Allowed" To Resign
New Zealand Police

Assertions that former Police Officer Steven Hales was "allowed" to resign inspite of being caught are wrong, the Police General

17: Veteran Peace Campaigner Appointed to UN
New Zealand Peace Foundation

Dr Kate Dewes, veteran peace and disarmament campaigner and Coordinator of the Peace Foundation Disarmament & Security Centre in Christchurch, has been appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to his Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters. ...

18: Hyundai unveils 'Genesis' luxury sports sedan

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19: M. Chossudovsky: The Destabilization Of Pakistan
Michel Chossudovsky

The process of US sponsored "regime change", which normally consists in the re-formation of a fresh proxy government under new leaders has been broken. Discredited in the eyes of Pakistani public opinion, General Pervez Musharaf cannot remain in the seat.

20: Waimakariri River Drowning
New Zealand Police

One adult male and one child are beleived drowned in the Waimakariri River, after getting into differculties while swimming. A rescue operation is continuing.

21: Homicide in Dunedin
New Zealand Police

Dunedin police have commenced a homicide inquiry into the death of a 22 year old female. The deceased was found in her family home. A 32 year old male is in custody and is currently charged with assault. 18 investigators are currently ehgaged in ...

22: War Memorial Gates claim described as "nonsense"
Historic Places Trust

The New Zealand Historic Places Trust has denounced as "nonsense" claims made by the Mawhera Incorporation that the removal of Greymouth's War Memorial pillars was necessitated by NZHPT moves to list them.

23: Barack Obama: Yes We Can, Thank You New Hampshire
Barack Obama 2008 Campaign

I want to congratulate Senator Clinton on a hard-fought victory here in New Hampshire. A few weeks ago, no one imagined that we'd have accomplished what we did here tonight.

24: Scoop Full Coverage: 2008 Primaries
The Scoop Team

Scoop coverage of primaries for the 2008 United States elections.

25: Clinton, McCain Win New Hampshire Primaries
Atlanta Progressive News

Hillary Clinton became the new comeback kid by parlaying a third place finish in the Iowa Caucuses into a New Hampshire win in the nation's first Primary Election on Tuesday. On the Republican side, John McCain also breathed new life into his campaign.

26: Toyota Racing Series heads for NZ Grand Prix
Toyota Racing

Defending New Zealand Grand Prix winner and Toyota Racing Series champion Daniel Gaunt will be hoping for an uneventful weekend as he prepares to defend his Grand Prix title this weekend.

27: TracPlus follows trans-Tasman paddlers home
Daestra Ltd

As trans-Tasman kayakers James Castrission and Justin Jones near the end of their epic journey, their effort has been applauded by Daestra New Zealand whose TracPlus global tracking service has followed them every splash of the way.

28: Ohope, Whakatane: Drowning
New Zealand Police

At approximately 3.35pm this afternoon a 62 year old male drowned while surfing in the sea off Ohope Beach, Whakatane. Police are currently attending the incident and have ascertained the victim lived locally.

29: Waihopai Protest Part Of Global Day Of Action
Anti-Bases Campaign

From your community to the world! From the world to your community! The International No Foreign Bases Network invites you to join the GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION on 26 January 2008.

30: A. Sampson: Delta Group Backs Call To End Oil Aid
Akanimo Sampson

Journalists for Niger Delta, JODEL, a media group concerned with the affairs of Nigeria's oil and gas region, says they are part of the current global campaign to end oil aid.


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