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One key trade just a few weeks before Iraq invaded Kuwait -- but reported some eight months late after the Gulf War was over -- netted Bush close to $1 million in profit as he sold stock in Harken Energy, an oil company doing business in the Middle East ...
A former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman appointed court monitor of WorldCom Inc. on Wednesday was previously responsible for clearing U.S. President George W. Bush of insider trading concerning his involvement in Harken Energy during the lead ...
Helen Clark's behaviour over the investigation into 'paintergate' will make it impossible for her to campaign on law and order during this election, says National Party Leader Bill English.
As the arduous task of clearing the debris and bodies grinds to a halt some 9 months after the unprecedented terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre, American citizens are beginning to ask pointed questions of the Bush administration and US intelligence ...
The Wellington Central electorate appears to be getting both Greener and safer for incumbent MP Marian Hobbs in a Dominion Post BRC Marketing And Social Research poll published today.
At first glance, the works in Sara Hughes’ exhibition “Places for Paintings” have the appearance of flat, mathematical patterns assembled from thousands of carefully placed dots.
I am able to formally announce today the outcome of the Police inquiry into the complaint alleging fraudulent activities by Ms Helen Clark.
British actor Rik Mayall has defended himself against accusations of insensitivity towards victims of the Nazis.
The real story of today's Dominion Post's poll of Wellington Central is that the Greens are on the brink of overtaking National as the second major party in the seat, Green Party Wellington Central candidate Sue Kedgley said.
8 July 2002 “Media enquiries today relating to Matt McCarten’s suggestion that I was found in a wardrobe when having a meeting with Jim Anderton result from further figments of an over fertile imagination,” New Zealand First Leader, Winston Peters ...
Upton-on-line previews the road to the Johannesburg Summit on sustainable development (1993 words), offers some factoids on AIDS in Russia , the European Union’s grand translation squabbles and the future for France under global warming and introduces ...
“I have always thought that this was a trivial matter – especially at election time,” said New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters.
Phil Goff’s admission last week that the Government’s new sentencing laws are not all that hot has sent other justice ministers, and would-be justice ministers into a spin. All are stating that the laws are flawed – but none are commenting on what ...
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.
In This Edition: Maree Howard’s Reports On ACC – Re: HARD NEWS 05/07/02 - The Phoney War - Investigator Who Cleared Bush Gets WorldCom Job - Why am I not surprised?
ACT Leader Richard Prebble, at ACT's daily press conference, said that there is a new issue in the election campaign - where does Helen Clark stand on the possibility of a coalition with New Zealand First and Mr Peters.
Rt Hon Winston Peters Shirley/St Albans Club 269 Hills Road Christchurch 12.30pm Monday 8 July 2002
The public will now be left wondering whether there is one law for Prime Ministers and another for everyone else, ACT leader Richard Prebble says.
Top ranking Internet content provider NZCity has completed its purchase and revamp of the popular Internet dating site NZDating.
Last weekend in ACT's own tracking polls the party was at 12% in Auckland. As in every election, ACT's support began rising the moment the campaign started. The number of voters responding to ACT's direct mail campaign is phenomenal - the highest in ...
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... talk about a phoney war. Has there ever been a major election issue so poorly understood not only by most of the public, but by the politicians and the press, as genetic modification?
Green Auckland Central MP Nandor Tanczos today said the dirty politicking had started again with a homophobic poster being pasted around Auckland, alleging to be part of Nandor's campaign.
An anti-Euro campaign film featuring a mock Adolf Hitler declaring his support for a Europe united under one currency has caused outrage in Britain, particularly angering Jewish and war veterans leaders.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Following are two email reports circulating on the Internet today concerning policing of Kaikohe court appearances of protestors against the planned prison at Ngawha.
Health Minister Annette King says dishonest misinformation about a proposal to set up a trans-Tasman agency to regulate therapeutic products is misleading the public.
"Michael Cullen is still failing to come clean with voters on all of Labour's plans for tax if re-elected," says National Party Leader Bill English.
A TV3 NFO poll was announced on TV last night had the minor parties as the major gainers, and Labour as the major loser. However Labour is still shown with over 50% of the crucial party vote.
"Walking should be considered first not last." says pedestrian advocate Celia Wade-Brown and Green candidate. She was pleased to be included in consultation on the draft New Zealand Transport Strategy.
The New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) says that the National Party tertiary education policy released today would leave the tertiary sector in an even bigger mess than when they were last in power and will result in students graduating ...
Labour believes that economic policy should aim to promote sustainable and balanced economic development in order to create full employment, higher real incomes and a more equal distribution of income.