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Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

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1: Scoop Oddity: Eerie Elevens And Spooky Smoke Face

No sooner had US papers printed this picture than they received calls, asking if the photo had been faked to appear to show a face with horns. The answer from Associated Press was no.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00127.htm


2: Scoop Oddity #3: A Disturbance In The Force

An innovative research programme at Princeton is attempting to measure disturbances in the zeitgeist, or global consciousness. A series of random number generators around the world (called eggs, some of which are in New Zealand) have been wired together, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00140.htm


3: Noam Chomsky Composite Interview 22 Sep 2001

summary: Composite interview with Noam Chomsky compiled from various phone and other interviews, including with the Greek, Spanish and French Press, concerning the events of September 11, 2001.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00197.htm


4: New Zealand SAS Await Call

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00186.htm


5: Scoop Oddity #2: World Trade Center With Attitude!

A defiant reconstructionist view of the World Trade Center bombing. Submitted by a reader. See also... Scoop Oddity #1: Eerie Elevens And Spooky Smoke Face .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00139.htm


6: Sludge Report #109 – Bomb Them With Butter

In This Edition: Bomb them with butter, bribe them with hope! – Introduced By Bob Harvey - An Urgent Message to the People of the World, from the People of New Zealand

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00181.htm


7: BIG Cartoon: The Fifth Horseman

Cartoon by Paul McDonald – see… http://www.political-cartoons.co.nz/

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00204.htm


8: Opinion: Why Is America Hated In The Middle East?

Why Is America Hated In The Middle East? An open letter sent 21st September to Nightline, ABC.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00196.htm


9: Opinion: Dear Mr. Laden,

Dear Mr. Laden, Gradually we are beginning to see the "Islam" and "Jihad" propagated by you. Your 'hosts', just today, claimed that you are 'missing.' Then out of nowhere a letter shows up where you, like any traitor to the Muslim people, ask people of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00199.htm


10: Scoop Oddity #5: A Postcard From The Edge

Now this really is a postcard from the edge!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00184.htm


11: Sludge Report #110 - Kiwis, Proud of the USA

IN THIS EDITION: Dear People of the World: From WTPoNZ-1 - Subject: Proud Of The USA – A Canadian Tribute To The United States...America: The Good Neighbour - Guerilla Warfare: Carpet Bombing with Food – The Wingdings Prophecy (UPDATE)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00206.htm


12: Taliban Is Issued A Chance To Avoid War

Afghanistan's ruling malitia the Taliban has been offered a second chance to avert attack. United States secretary of state Colin Powell told the Taliban to hand over Osama bin Laden and tear up the at-Qaida terrorist network and it will be spared ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00209.htm


13: Scoop Oddity #4: Who Is This Face?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00163.htm


14: Howard's End: Melting On A Desk Near You Soon?

First it was aircraft hijacking, now it is biological and chemical weapons threats. But in the blink of an eye electromagnetic bombs could throw civilisation back 200 years which terrorists can build for about $400. Maree Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00207.htm


15: Auckland March To Stop The US War! – Sept 29th

Rally 4.00pm / March 5.00pm / Vigil 6.00pm QE2 / Queen St / Aotea Sq Auckland Saturday 29 September

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0109/S00089.htm


16: Reflections on 'Infinite Justice' From Pakistan

Azra Sayeed of Karachi expresses insight into the roots of terrorism, the creation of the Mujahedin, the Taliban, fundamentalism, heroin, and how the west has encouraged a degeneration of life in her part of the world.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00205.htm


17: US's Ashcroft Warns Further Terrorist Attacks

The United States is preparing for a second wave of terrorist attacks after its attorney general John Ashcroft warned today the the public must be on alert.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00208.htm


18: Sludge Report #107 – Love Vs Fear

Inside This Edition: New York Cover Up Part II...the Story continues... LOVE VS FEAR - The State Of The World And What To Do About It – New York Cover Up Part I Feedback

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00172.htm


19: Scoop BIG Image: Auckland S29 Peace Protest Poster

See also... PRESS RELEASE Auckland March To Stop The US War! – Sept 29th

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00198.htm


20: Feedback: Re: Max Bradford In A Fantasy World

I would like to add a few comments of my own following Major General (retired) Piers Reid's Press Release dated 21 September 2001

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00210.htm


21: The GW Bush - Osama Bin Laden Connection

EDITORS NOTE: The following is a transcript of a link submitted to Scoop by a Scoop reader. Clearly questions are raised in this material about the nature of the relationship between the Bush family and the family of Osama Bin Laden.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00108.htm


22: Clinton Remarks to WTO Ministers at Luncheon

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT TO THE LUNCHEON IN HONOR OF THE MINISTERS ATTENDING THE MEETINGS OF THE WORLD TRADE ORGANZATION

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU9912/S00027.htm


23: Scoop: Top Scoops (Gremlins Have Been Banished)

- Sludge Report: Kiwi Advice To The World - Latest overseas news from Scoop-Auckland's Selwyn Manning - Aucklanders Called To Their Streets Again - A Muslim Writes To Osama - A Compendium Of Chomsky

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00200.htm


24: Islam Warns Against US Anti-terrorism Offensive

As battles rage between Taliban and opposition forces, Islamic countries warn of a major retaliation if the United States initiates an anti-terrorism offensive upon Afghanistan.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00189.htm


25: Photographs Of The Sex Industry

"The women told me many stories while I photographed, mostly about survival....." In 1999, one of New Zealand's most significant documentary photographers went behind the scenes to strip clubs, massage parlours and brothels in Auckland and Hamilton ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0109/S00019.htm


26: Competitive intelligence service launches in UK

Hitwise now tracks the daily behavior of over 5 million Internet users on an ongoing basis, the largest sample size of any Internet monitoring company in the world.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0109/S00016.htm


27: Correctives: Mass Naked Australian Outbreaks!!!

"We are shocked, horrified, appalled, spindled, folded and stapled!!!" replied Sister Palpitatia, spokesnun for the Corective Party when she heard about mass outbreaks of nudity related to the Melbourne Fringe Festival.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0109/S00020.htm


28: Peace Fades As Israel Re-occupies West Bank Border

Israel has again sealed off the West Bank drawing anger from Palestinians and criticism from the United Nations. Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon ordered the move after a 28-year-old Jewish woman was killed in a shooting attack in the West Bank. Israeli ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00201.htm


29: Sludge Report #107: New York Cover-up?

Inside This Edition: - Scoop Oddities - New York Cover-up? - Disclosure and Revelation : Atrocity In New York - Essay: Compassion And Revenge - 9D Council Perspective on US World Trade Center and Pentagon Attacks - Alien Message: ”Show Compassion - Galactic ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00164.htm


30: HARD NEWS: Making Sense of it V: The Last Emails

Hi all, Many people expressed their appreciation of the first digest of the emails I've received in response Hard News in the past two weeks.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00183.htm

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