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1: UQ Wire: DOJ Loses 9/11 Evidence Control Attempt

Synopsis: Judge Asserts Citizen Rights; Will Decide Discovery Issues, but DOJ Gains Seat Next to United Airlines Defense as Lines Now Drawn in First 9/11 Lawsuit. UAL and Justice Attorneys To Be Last Firewall Against Possible Mariani Access To Pre-9/11 ...

2: UQ Wire: DOJ To Attempt Shut Down of 9/11 Evidence

On June 20, Bush Administration officials quietly informed a New York judge of their intention to commence legal actions likely to be far-reaching in their constitutional, political, and individual rights implications pertaining to current lawsuits and ...

3: Scoop Interactive: Scoop's GE Honours Survey

Who do you think most deserves to be honoured this coming New Year for their contribution to the GE Debate?

4: Sweet Corn Did Not Contain GE Material

There have been a number of widely circulated emails and press releases describing my involvement in this issue which, I believe, contain serious misunderstandings. I would like to bring my response to your notice. If you wish to mention any part ...

5: SOL: Atomic Kitten To Cover The Tide Is High

Let it never be said Scoop publishes unsubstantiated rumours? This one’s been well corroborated.

6: Howard's End: Writing On The Wall For Super Fund

While politicians in New Zealand want to create a superannuation fund which will invest some of the money in the off-shore money markets, the South Australian government fund faces long-term losses of half a billion dollars. Maree Howard writes.

7: Scoop Feedback: Readers On Corngate

In This Issue: Hard News and the Greens - - Defective operating techniques give false negatives - To Russell Brown, food for thought - Re: Keith Rankin: The Campaign We Didn't Need

8: David Miller: Censorship Must Be Stopped

The decision by the President of Film and Literature Board of Review to allow the screening of the controversial films, The Piano Teacher and Y tu mamá también at the New Zealand Film Festival last week was the correct one.

9: Read My Lips: Oil Was Well with Harken

"Read My Lips: Oil Was Well with Harken" ( George W's 'Perfect Storm' ) … by Tom Flocco

10: Poll Watch: ONE News – Labour Slips To 46%

The One News Colmar Brunton Poll broadcast last night is the first showing Labour requiring a coalition with the Greens or NZ First to govern.

11: Scoop Images: Japanese Cobalt Blue Fireship

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12: Real Deal: Edgewood Technology Services (Part One)

The Story of Edgewood Technology Services - (Part One) or… How I Lost $100 Million Discovering Who Makes Money Making Sure the Solari(Popsicle) Index Does Not Go Up

13: The BAD science of Genetic Engineering Part Two

I received two replies on my first article. Both were aggressive attacks on my ability to research and understand science and served as excellent examples of the first line of attack that defenders of the GE faith utilise – question the scientific credentials ...

14: Scoop Satire: Cloned Newsreaders Go On Rampage!

Authorities were first alerted to the escape after a John Cumpball clone physically assualted a young boy picnicing with his parents in Avalon Park. Witnesses say the clone approached the family as they were settling down to eat.

15: Don't Let The GE Issue Cloud Your Judgement

We are in the middle of an election campaign that save for the GE debate is failing to fire the imagination of most New Zealanders, Federated Farmer's outgoing President Alistair Polson told the Federation's National Conference in Christchurch today.

16: Four Anti-Capitalists To Contest Elections

A member of the executive of an international coalition of national liberation and radical organisations; a former soldier and factory worker turned teacher; a longtime union activist and executive member of the National Distribution Union; and a former ...

17: ACT's Key Issues Of Concern To All Nzers

ACT leader Richard Prebble says he's pleased by the results of last night's "worm" debate, given the fact that ACT's polls show undecided voters are mainly ex-Alliance supporters who can't work out which party on the Left to support.

18: NZ Navy Ships Assist Nottingham - Images

HMS Nottingham, HMNZS Endeavour & HMNZS Te Mana at Lord Howe Island. See... Update On NZ Navy Support To HMS Nottingham for background.

19: Supercomputer Weather: Halong Heads For Kyoto

According to the US Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning center (and the NOAA weather supercomputer) typhoon Halong, a category four typhoon (one level below the top level) is headed directly for the Japanese mainland.

20: Update On NZ Navy Support To HMS Nottingham

HMNZ Ships Endeavour and Te Mana continue to provide support to HMS Nottingham while she undertakes repairs. Both New Zealand ships are helping the Nottingham with such things as:

21: The New Beneficiaries - Winston Peters Speech

Up until the last week two scenarios were being touted as possible outcomes of this election:

22: UQ Wire: Harken Energy - Bush’s No Good Trade

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 ...

23: Further Work Required On GM Liability Issues

The government will seek further advice on liability issues concerning genetic modification to supplement a report from the Law Commission.

24: Slumping Markets Show Folly Of Cullen Fund

"Recent downward spiralling activity in international sharemarkets shows the absolute folly of Labour playing investor with billions of taxpayers dollars through the Cullen Fund," says National's superannuation spokesman Gerry Brownlee.

25: Cullen Super Fund must be stopped

I appreciate the opportunity to address you today, but I have to say that I would rather not be here. That is because Parliament should still be sitting and if it was I would be at the weekly meeting of the Finance and Expenditure Committee.

26: 3/5 Still Oppose Axing Of Air Combat Force

60% of voters still disagree with the Government's decision to disband the air combat force according to a DigiPoll survey released today. Arranged by defence lobby group, Save Our Squadrons Campaign (SOS), the survey of 911 eligible voters, was conducted ...

27: GM Contamination Suspicion Remains Strong

The results and papers released by the Government do not lay to rest the suspicion that GE-contaminated corn was planted and harvested in New Zealand. If anything, they increase the suspicion.

28: HARD NEWS 12/07/02 - It's Wrong

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... two days ago I was making notes for a Hard News in which I would say, more in sorrow than anger, that a Labour-led government had misled us and broken the law. Turns out, there's no need. Please put aside any question of ...

29: Maharey Refuses To Sign Pledge

Steve Maharey today refused to sign a pledge that tens of thousands more students would receive allowances under a Labour led government despite commenting in response to a question from a student at Victoria University’s student bar that this would ...

30: South Australia's Budget Blown By Big Super Loss

Green co-leader Rod Donald today told a Christchurch Rotary Club that Green opposition to the Government's superannuation fund has been vindicated, with news that the South Australian Government's Superannuation Fund is facing long-term losses of almost ...

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