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1: Scoop Oddity #6 : WTC Guy Spotted Everywhere!

Members of the tribalwar.com forum have been having fun with the guy pictured in Scoop Oddity #5 : Postcard From The Edge , perhaps the most emailed hoax photo of all time. As can be seen below this guy has been everywhere!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00058.htm


2: Sludge Report #113 – At The Edge Of A Precipice

We the people of planet earth stand at the edge of a precipice. As the bombs rain down on Kabul, Jalalabad and Kandahar we should not in anyway underestimate the stakes being played with in this game of war.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00078.htm


3: Stateside: John Ashcroft for President!

"We can adjust our way of doing things but we should not adjust the things we do." John Ashcroft, US Attorney General on 'Meet the Press', Sunday October 14, 2001

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00082.htm


4: Guest Opinion: America's Globalized Order

The United States is currently engaged in initiating a war against terrorism and is seeking an alliance with countries it deems as loyal to this cause. In retaliation for the recent bombings on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon which resulted ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00084.htm


5: NZ Business Reputation At Risk

The handling of changes to telecommunications law is becoming a significant issue in the information communications technology (ICT) sector.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0110/S00077.htm


6: Greens support Maori justice system

Green Justice Spokesperson Nandor Tanczos today said the Greens supported calls by Victim Support for more recognition of victims in the justice system, and calls from Tariana Turia for a parallel Maori justice system.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00284.htm


7: Scoop Image: Postcard From The Edge A Hoax

NOTE: The following text has been sent in by a reader to clarify any reader confusion around the following picture published on Scoop (See... Scoop Oddity #5: A Postcard From The Edge ) on Monday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00216.htm


8: Michael Rowbotham: Written In Belief

In this short book, I argue that there is strong evidence that the events of 11th September represent a terrorism of a kind not currently being discussed, and include the involvement of agents and agencies not publicly imagined as being associated ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00021.htm


9: Scoop Images: Auckland Peace March Take Two

Two weeks after the last peace march (See… Scoop Images: March Against US War And Peace Vigil ) Aucklanders took to the streets on Saturday again to protest against the US and British military strikes against Afghanistan.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00083.htm


10: Howard's End: The Nub Of The Problem

As the bombs of death and destruction fall across Afghanistan, the Islamic world erupts at the injustices, and the world appears to be heading towards World War III, the fundamental "Mother Question" - the historic Israeli Palestinian conflict ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00080.htm


11: 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


12: 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


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

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


14: 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


15: HARD NEWS 12/10/01 - Goodbye, Hello

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, we're at war. In theory, at least. A small, unspecified number of our SAS troops are at the disposal of the United States of America in whatever activities it should undertake in Afghanistan.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00071.htm


16: 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


17: Banks won't want dithering over transport problems

The election of John Banks as Mayor of Auckland will put the heat on the Government to deal with Auckland's transport problems, National's Transport spokesperson, Belinda Vernon, said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00287.htm


18: US Military Prepares Ground Force Offensive

Ground troops and special military forces look set to strike deep into Afghanistan in a planned second phase offensive in the USA’s push against terrorism. The move is timed to ease off a heavy bombing campaign that has angered Islamic religious ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00077.htm


19: The New Write - Young Nationals Newsletter

1. NEW NATIONAL LINE UP 2. EDITORIAL: THE GREENS ARE YELLOW 3. PPTA GETS WHAT THEY VOTED FOR 4. AFGHANISTAN TV GUIDE 5. TOP TEN CHANGES UNDER BILL ENGLISH 6. WEBSITE OF THE WEEK

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00075.htm


20: Te Uri o Hau Claims Settlement Bill

The Mâori Affairs Committee is inviting public submissions on the Te Uri o Hau Claims Settlement Bill. The closing date for submissions is Friday 9 November 2001.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00257.htm


21: HARD NEWS 05/10/01 - A Letter from Wellington

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... just a short bulletin this week, on account of the fact that I've been away from my desk and doing a few things in Wellington. Or, as I like to think of it, wandering the corridors of power looking for the toilet ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00072.htm


22: Lindsay Perigo: Tree Hugger with a Forked Tongue

LINDSAY PERIGO: TWO OF THE BEST! Two of his best editorials this week. ~ A Tree Hugger with a Forked Tongue ~ She's Gone!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00073.htm


23: PC's Opinion: The Heart of the West

EDITORS NOTE: Scoop is pleased to welcome Peter Cresswell to the ranks of Scoop columnists. Peter’s "PC's Opinion" columns will appear regularly on Wednesdays.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00075.htm


24: USA - Uzbekistan Joint Statement

Joint Statement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00079.htm


25: Stateside: Travel Special - True Grit

I heard the good tidings last Sunday afternoon sitting in the Flagstaff Amtrak station watching the TV news - the Emmies would not be going ahead that night. It wasn't really until the next morning when the train arrived in LA and I took the Metrolink ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00081.htm


26: Motornet: Pulse of the City

Finally, Nissan have hatched a hatchback to follow in the footsteps of the new Pulsar sedan. Its looks could raise a few eyebrows, but styling aside, it may well set hearts afire...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00085.htm


27: DoD Images: Before And After - Bomb Damage Photos

All photos from… Department of Defense - Briefing Mazar E. Sharif Divisional Regiment Headquarters, Afghanistan, Pre-strike. Mazar E. Sharif Divisional Regiment Headquarters, Afghanistan, Post-strike. Radio Station, Afghanistan, Pre-strike. Radio Station, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00075.htm


28: Scoop Feedback: NZ Picking Over The Bones Of Fear

In This Edition: Re: ARROW Anti-War Briefing 5 – “I Take Exception To Mirek Marcanik's Data” - NZ Picking Over The Bones Of Fear

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00074.htm


29: Tauranga Libz delighted with Mayoral vote

New Zealand's fastest growing political party the Libertarianz was extremely happy with the 4.3% of the vote their Mayoral candidate Russell Watkins received in the 2001 Western Bay of Plenty elections.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00072.htm


30: Ronald McDonald Faces Numerous Charges

Ronald McDonald will be facing numerous charges on Tuesday, the 16th of October, World Day of Action Against McDonalds. He is set to appear in front of an unbiased and just jury of animal and human rights activists, environmentalists, and anti-capitalists ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00070.htm

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