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1: Scoop Archive: White House Accused Of Halting 911 Commission

EDITOR'S NOTE: In breaking news over the last two days President George Bush has been accused of double speak over the creation of an Independent Commission to investigate the events surrounding the attacks of September 11th 1991. The following reports ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/fd/d5/200210130121.199b70b8.html


2: More News On Taiwan’s Attack Warning From The US

The following report from Taiwannews.com sheds some light on the earlier report carried by Scoop concerning warnings given by the US to Taiwan of an imminent terrorist attack in South East Asia. (See… Report May Suggest Foreknowledge Of Bali Bombing )

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00105.htm


3: Translation: Taiwan Report On Bali Attack Warning

NOTE: Scoop thanks the reader who very kindly made the following translation of the report cited in... "Report May Suggest Foreknowledge Of Bali Bombing" . See also... "More News On Taiwan’s Attack Warning From The US" for another ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00106.htm


4: Jason Leopold – Shafted By The New York Times

Editor's Note: This is a story about a story. A great story. A scoop that ought to see a member of George Bush's cabinet at least indicted, if not behind bars. But that is not what has happened. This is a scoop, that for reasons unknown to its author, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00063.htm


5: Report May Suggest Foreknowledge Of Bali Bombing

The following posting on a usenet message board led Scoop to seek out an automatic translation of the news item in question. However as can be seen below, the translation falls way short of clearing up this matter.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00102.htm


6: Lessons in Justice: Bush’s European Nightmare

Clearly the Bush Administration has been issued legal advice that a pre-emptive strike against Iraq at this time would contravene international law and conventions protecting human rights. Could George Bush be tried for war crimes? Yes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00099.htm


7: British Press Gagged Over MI6's £100,000 bin Laden

Tony Blair has tonight ordered a D-Notice on British media reporting government officials signing court gag orders. This regards the case of former MI5 officer David Shayler, who has evidence to prove MI6 gave £100,000 to bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, arms to Iraq ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00061.htm


8: The Real Deal: Connecting The Harvard Watch Dots

I want to connect the dots between the New York Times piece attached below on transfer of US government assets to private investors at below market values to the far more important story we have been getting from HARVARD WATCH ( http://www.harvardwatch.org ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00089.htm


9: Questions For Oral Answer - 15 October 2002

1. SUE BRADFORD to the Minister of Health: Has she given district health boards in the Auckland region any directives under section 32 or section 33 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 as to what course of action they should take ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00296.htm


10: Scoop Feedback: Compassionless People Fight Back

Both the items that follow are a response to…. Maxim's Greg Fleming Gives a Libertarian critique

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00101.htm


11: The Bali Bombings: The Fall-Out

Until one or more groups claim responsibility for the Bali bombings then it is difficult to say for certain who was behind them and what their motivations where. Already suspicion has fallen on the al-Qaeda network and the attacks have prompted fears ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00096.htm


12: Scoop Feedback: Spanking, ACC, Bali & Much More

In This Edition: Spanking Is An Expression Of My Christian Faith - ACC Experience - Peter Meikle & The James Cook Hotel - Thanks To Maree Howard - What Now Of Appeasement - Hey Guys... – Leopold Is Delusional - Anti Semitism

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00100.htm


13: The New Write - newsletter of the Young Nationals

1. TERRORISTS MUST BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE, SAYS NATIONAL 2. A FEW WORDS FROM THE PREZ 3. BRASH CALLS FOR TAX CUTS 4. McNAIR vs TANCZOS 5. HOT GOSS FROM PARLIAMENT 6. WEBSITES OF THE WEEK... and much more.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00095.htm


14: US Army Secretary Helped Cook Enron's Books

Three months before he was nominated as secretary of the Army by President Bush, Thomas White faced what surely was the most difficult task in his 10-year career as an Enron executive: Helping hide the hundreds of millions of dollars in losses ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00052.htm


15: UQ Wire: White House Coverup Creates More Problems

On the evening of September 11th, 2001, the White House held a Press Conference. The stated purpose of the press conference? To "give you a walk-through of the President's day; what he did when he learned various pieces of information."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00107.htm


16: United Future rebuts Prebble’s allegations

United Future New Zealand leader, Peter Dunne, today denounced claims from ACT Party leader, Richard Prebble, that United Future is supporting the Labour-led government in its desire to pass the OSH Amendment Bill.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00299.htm


17: Salon.com's Response to Jason Leopold & His Reply

Salon's account of the circumstances that led up to the removal of the Tom White story contains nothing but lies. I suppose the New York Times will now release their version of the events. I can see the headline now "Jason Leopold Must Die."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00084.htm


18: Public Face Of Ge Targeted By Baking Consortium

Wellington, October 14 This morning the public face of the Pro GE lobby group New Zealand Life Sciences Network (LSN), William Rolleston, was on the receiving end of a hand-to-face pie. The meticulously planned operation left Rolleston licking ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00089.htm


19: UQ Wire: 911 - They Let It Happen On Purpose!

Imagine you wake up from a coma and you learn that 11 months ago, an "Attack on America" destroyed some significant buildings, killed 3,000 people and forced a war against terrorism. You switch on the news and see pictures of Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00068.htm


20: Improper Manoeuvres at Harken During the Bush Era

New Evidence Regarding Improper Financial Manoeuvres at Harken Energy During the Bush Era - A HARVARDWATCH MEMO October, 2002

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00082.htm


21: NZ appalled by Bali bombing; RNZAF Aids Evacuation

Prime Minister Helen Clark says that the New Zealand government is appalled by the cold-blooded terrorist attack in Bali, Indonesia.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00289.htm


22: Reader Feedback To Jason Leopold’s Story

Journalism is a profession I've always wanted to be in. It's the only thing in life I was ever sure about. These letters remind me of why I got became a journalist in the first place.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00081.htm


23: Future Lefts – Striding On

Editorial: Reflecting on Last Time, The Remarkable Story of Tamaki, Successful Planning Weekend, What Opposition?, Striding On - A Justification of Gradualism, Quote of the Week

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00098.htm


24: Richard Prebble's Letter From Wellington

Having called an early election saying its legislative programme was log jammed Labour felt the need to put parliament into urgency last week. But the bills chosen increased their embarrassment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00285.htm


25: Scoop Images: Lord Of The Rings Country

More images from Norman MacKay the environs of Lake Ohau, the most beautiful mountain village in the world, and the location of several Lord of The Rings location shoots.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00103.htm


26: ACC Bullying - Our Patience Wears Thin

The patience of New Zealander's will be wearing rather thin with the Accident Compensation Corporation following the latest revelations over the weekend by the Sunday Star-Times that doctor's are putting some ACC case manager's on a black-list over their bullying. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00091.htm


27: No excuse for poor super fund performance

Green co-leader Rod Donald today called for a change in investment strategy for the Government Superannuation Fund following massive losses on the international sharemarket.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00291.htm


28: 26 Questions For Senators On J.P. Morgan Chase

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy has sent the following letter to the U.S. Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, and we ask that our supporters in the United States send similar letters to their own senators.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0208/S00006.htm


29: Clark weak on terror

The Prime Minister’s indifference on terrorism was highlighted by her lack of knowledge on a Terrorism Bill passed by her own Government only last week, says National Party Leader Bill English.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00307.htm


30: Prime Ministerial Statement On Bali Bombing

All New Zealanders are appalled by the cold-blooded and barbaric terrorist attack on Saturday evening in Bali, Indonesia, which has shattered scores of innocent lives. Our thoughts are first and foremost with those caught in this tragedy and with their ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00309.htm

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