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

1: Kiwis Want More Sex

When it comes to sex, Kiwis are busy in the bedroom and want more of it. Results from the 2002 Durex Global Sex Survey released today show that Kiwis are having sex on average 135 times per year, up from 115 times in 2001. Survey findings also show ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0211/S00032.htm


2: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire: Was Paul Wellstone Murdered?

Democrats Twice As Likely to Die In Crashes: Was Paul Wellstone Murdered? - History Suggests It - Crash Inconsistencies Suggest It - Many, Including Some Members of Congress, Believe It

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/1c/83/200211201748.9b4c3d66.html


3: Elle Intimates Strips Off With Billboard Campaign

Rush-hour traffic was treated to a striptease in Auckland today as the second of two new Elle Mapcherson Intimates billboards were unveiled by a pair of Kiwifire dancers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0210/S00031.htm


4: The Real Deal: RJR Takeover Wars - Episode II

Cigarettes as Currency --- The European Union Sues RJR Tobacco for Two Decades of Global Money Laundering for Colombian Drug Lords, Russian Mafia, Italian Mafia, Saddam Hussein’s Family & New York Real Estate Investors.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00167.htm


5: Who’s to Blame for Witchdoctors and Taniwhas?

“The Welcome Bay landowners who have had their rights usurped at the hands of tribal witch-doctors and worthless bureaucrats are deservedly angered,” says Libertarianz Leader Russell Watkins, who says that their anger should not just be directed at ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00199.htm


6: Arresting The U.S. Economy’s Suicidal Trajectory

Although their objectives are to provide support to the capitalist economy, financial advisers, business consultants, etc. continually stumble over the undesired truth of what the future holds for their clients.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00174.htm


7: Put Down the Old Dog

"Julie Pettett wants to add a dose of fleas to an education system that is already a dog," said a Libertarianz spokesman today. Speaking in response to a proposal put forward by the President of the Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association (ATSA) for ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00197.htm


8: Buzzflash: CNN Peace Protest Becomes A 404

Why Did the Mainstream - So-Called Liberal - News Media Downplay the 100,000+ Antiwar Protestors in D.C. In October? A Special BuzzFlash News Analysis

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00175.htm


9: Abbott Murder Trial: Warning Shot, The Worst Thing

Following evidence given yesterday , the testimony from the prosecution’s expert witnesses has raised more questions on the accuracy of police testimony of the shooting.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00172.htm


10: Merepeka Resigns From Christian Heritage Party

The Deputy Leader of the Christian Heritage Party and candidate for Wairarapa, Merepeka Raukawa-Tait, has today resigned from the Party, citing concerns about the lack of financial accountability and un-Christian tactics of Graham Capill.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00195.htm


11: Which State Did Not Have DOJ Election Observers?

Just when you thought you couldn't get any more cynical. Guess which state did not have Federal Observers assigned to it by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for the 2002 mid-term election?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00176.htm


12: Scoop Cartoon: A Christmas Gift That Keeps Giving

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00166.htm


13: Scoop Image: A New American Flag?

This image is intended to reflect a reality rather than a point of view, but in so much as it may be construed as reflecting a point of view, it is my own and does not necessarily reflect the vision of the Bucks County Green Party. All are welcome ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00165.htm


14: SCOOP FULL COVERAGE – Air NZ/Qantas Announcement

Hard News On Air NZ - We, the public, have conflicting interests over the Air New Zealand-Qantas deal. The proposal is presently the best - well, the only - option for New Zealand taxpayers who do not wish to spend the next decade spending money ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00169.htm


15: 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


16: John Chuckman: But He Is A Moron!

Françoise Ducros, director of communications for Canada's Prime Minister Jean Chretien, said in a private conversation that Mr. Bush was a moron for the way he pushed his obsession over Iraq at a NATO meeting in Prague that had other, important issues ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00162.htm


17: Jim Shultz: Bechtel Strikes Back at Bolivia

Sometime in the next few weeks, behind closed doors at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C., panelists in a secret trade court will decide if the people of South America's poorest country will have to pay $25 million to one of the world's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00173.htm


18: English Calls Press Conference 2pm Nov 27

National Leader Bill English will hold a press conference on the leaky buildings issue, 2pm this afternoon, in the National caucus room, level 3, Palriament Buildings.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00621.htm


19: Sky Launches New Zealand's First Christian Channel

Shine Television, New Zealand's first national Christian TV channel is here and it promises to bring a spiritual shine to the nation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0211/S00227.htm


20: Clampdown On Illegal Street Racing

More streets are to be restricted to non-residential traffic on weekends and public holidays in order to tackle the scourge of illegal street racing in Manukau. This will include a large stretch of Te Irirangi Drive between Dawson Road in Otara and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0209/S00105.htm


21: The New Write - 26th November 2002

“Socialism only ever works in heaven where they don't need it and hell where they've already got it.” -unknown 1. A WORD FROM THE EDITOR 2. A WORD FROM THE PREZ 3. BILL ENGLISH OUTLINES PARTY PRINCIPLES 4. HOT GOSS FROM PARLIAMENT 5. WEEKLY TOP TEN LIST ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00194.htm


22: UQ Wire: 911 Hijackers Who Lived At A US Navy Base

Come Fly With Me? A Saudi Flying Instructor Who Died Mysteriously On May 8 Had The Same Name as Two 9/11 Hijackers Who Lived At The Same U.S. Naval Air Base

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00085.htm


23: Sky Launches New Interactive Tv Email Service

SKY Digital subscribers now have the option of sending and receiving text emails on their television screens using a special interactive infrared keyboard.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0211/S00226.htm


24: Guest Opinion: Iraq's Nuclear Non-Capability

As the war storm against Iraq swirls and gathers momentum, seeded by the efforts of the American and British governments, serious doubts arise as to the credibility of their intelligence sources, particularly the issue of Iraq's nuclear capability. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00164.htm


25: Cannabis comments insult Maori

Irresponsible comments on last night's TV2 documentary "Dope: Behind the Smoke" have simply served to reinforce racial stereotypes of Maori drug-taking, Green Maori Affairs spokesperson Metiria Turei said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00617.htm


26: Images: Te Kaha Sails For Enduring Freedom

HMNZS Te Kaha sailed from Stirling, Western Australia yesterday and after completing final specific-to-mission training for its role in Operation Enduring Freedom. The Ship’s Company have been honing their force-protection and boarding skills in preparation ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0211/S00149.htm


27: NZer Makes Uk Debut As Peta's Sexy 'Lettuce Lady'

NEW ZEALAND NATIVE MAKES UK DEBUT AS PETA'S SEXY 'LETTUCE LADY' TO COUNTER MISLEADING MEAT MOGULS

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0211/S00138.htm


28: EU v RJR Nabisco cigarette smuggling-laundering

THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, acting on its own behalf and on behalf of the MEMBER STATES it has power to represent, and the Kingdom of Belgium, Republic of Finland, French Republic, Hellenic Republic, Federal Republic of Germany, Italian Republic, Grand ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0211/S00142.htm


29: Stateside With Rosalea - We can be heroes

One balmy summer evening in 2000, as newly endorsed VP candidate Dick Cheney innocently aided and abetted terrorists by giving an audience of millions a monument-by-monument description of the flightpath to take for a landing at the Pentagon, my home was ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00171.htm


30: NZ's biggest landlord acts with energy

New Zealand's biggest landlord made a commitment to improving the comfort of homes, and reducing the power bills of its tenants, by signing a relationship protocol with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00198.htm

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