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

1: 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


2: 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


3: 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


4: 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


5: 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


6: 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


7: Wintringham Must Front with Legal Advice - Fast!

ACT Finance Spokesman Rodney Hide said today that State Services Commissioner Michael Wintringham better have rock solid legal advise that PSA bounty payments to civil servants are lawful.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00648.htm


8: Look Back and Wonder

Three years down the track and what is this Government's standout feature? Cronyism, according to ACT's Economic Development Spokesman, Deborah Coddington.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00640.htm


9: Dunne unmoved by a load of old Coddingtons

“It’s always a pleasure to see the performance of new MP’s in Parliament and ACT MP, Deborah Coddington, is proving to be a particular source of delight,” said Ohariu-Belmont MP, Peter Dunne, today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00636.htm


10: 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


11: Civil Money Laundering Action Against Rj Reynolds

The European Commission has filed a civil action on behalf of the European Community (EC) and ten Member States against the US cigarette manufacturer R. J. Reynolds, following the dismissal of its cigarette smuggling action last February.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0211/S00141.htm


12: The World Celebrates Capitalism!

From Colorado Springs To Caracas - From Anchorage To Alaska - We're Cheering Human Creativity!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00210.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: National seeks answers on PSA payments

National’s Finance spokesman, Don Brash, is testing the legality of lump-sum payments made to civil servants simply for belonging to a union.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00641.htm


15: Scoop Cartoon: A Christmas Gift That Keeps Giving

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


16: 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


17: Qantas deal turns sour for workers

Days after the announcement of the proposed partial sale of Air New Zealand, the deal’s already turning sour for Kiwi workers, says the National Party’s Transport spokesman Roger Sowry.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00639.htm


18: 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


19: Abbott Murder Trial: Constable Abbott Takes The Stand

Constable Keith Abbott turned from the jury and wiped away tears while giving evidence in his defence on charges of murder in the High Court in Wellington this morning.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00178.htm


20: 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


21: The Real Deal: The Ultimate New Business Cold Call

Lest you think that my comment about the New York Stock Exchange is too strong, let's look at one event that occurred before our "war on drugs" went into high gear through Plan Colombia, banging heads over narco dollar market share in Latin America.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00069.htm


22: Government strengthens BIA, welcomes Hunn report

The Deputy Prime Minister Michael Cullen and Internal Affairs Minister George Hawkins today welcomed the final report of the Hunn Overview Group into weathertightness saying the recommendations reflected government thinking and that work on them was ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00642.htm


23: Final Section of the “Hunn Report” released

The final section of the Overview Group Report on weathertightness of buildings, released today, finds the Building Act fundamentally sound but identifies aspects that require revision to prevent the reoccurrence of similar problems in the future.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00208.htm


24: 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


25: Hide and Brash have got it all wrong

MPs Rodney Hide and Don Brash should get their facts right before they issue inaccurate press statements which are bordering on being defamatory. PSA national secretary Richard Wagstaff said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00207.htm


26: 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


27: Alliance 2002 Conference: Advisory and Agenda

The Alliance is holding its 2002 Conference this weekend in Wellington. Originally scheduled for July this year it was postponed due to the early election.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00214.htm


28: UQ Wire: The Kissinger Bombshell

Our lord and emperor George W. Bush has just tied together the entire ball of 9/11 lies and related wax, stuck a wick in it, and handed us the match. He has done so by appointing Henry Kissinger chairman of the long-awaited "independent" ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00180.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: PSA payments unlawful

Payments to workers for being PSA members are potentially unlawful, says Business NZ.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00209.htm

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