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Dates: 06/Aug/2003 1: Image: Yes to GM : Raelians demonstrate naked!

In response to the event "Bare Witness" which took place in Great Britain this past June 29th where 30 demonstrators gathered fully naked to form the words: "No GM", more than 300 naked Raelians had gathered to form the words "I ...

2: E-Voting Expert Ousted From Elections Conference

Denver CO Aug 1 - Dr. Rebecca Mercuri, a leading expert in voting machine security, had her conference credentials revoked by the president of the International Association of Clerks, Records, Election Officials, and Treasurers (IACREOT), Marianne Rickenbach. ...

3: Desperately Seeking The ROTK Trailer? Click Here

Go to Google , type "ROTK Trailer" into the box and click the "I am feeling lucky" button.

4: Bev Harris: Voting Company Reverses Stand

Voting Company Reverses Stand: Flawed software WAS used in Georgia and other elections - There are “kinks” in touch screens

5: ROTK Trailer Description?

So we all know that the ROTK trailer is not out, nor will it be out for a little while...or will it? Check out this email from Ringer Spy Mr. Sieve. Mr. Sieve was at a convention in Chicago over the weekend and stumbled across a booth with the ...

6: Cuba in the Sights

Published recently on this website was a most inappropriately-named 'Fact Sheet' issued by the United States Department of State as a press release on 31 July 2003, outlining purported Cuban espionage against the U.S. A close look reveals rather ...

7: Inside A U.S. Election Vote Counting Program

Publication of this story marks a watershed in American political history. It is offered freely for publication in full or part on any and all internet forums, blogs and noticeboards. All other media are also encouraged to utilise material. Readers ...

8: Questions And Answers For Oral Answer

1. KEITH LOCKE (Green) to the Minister of Immigration: Does the Minister stand by her statements in the House of 24 March 1999 that “I am frightened … that there will be people who will have a security risk certificate issued against them and they ...

9: Return Of The King Trailer Is Here! brings you this exclusive first look at THE RETURN OF THE KING! This file was sent to us by person or persons unknown, it shows 1:35 minutes in GLORIOUS quicktime a TON of shots from ROTK. Sam and Frodo in Moria, Pippin and Merry, Gandalf ...



11: Homeless And Starving In The Land Of The Free

US Homelessness and Poverty Rates Skyrocket While Billions are Spent Overseas on Occupation By Jay Shaft Coalition For Free Thought In Media 7/31/03

12: Symantec Virus Warning W32.Mimail.A@mm

Symantec Security Response is currently analyzing a new worm, W32.Mimail.A@mm, which spreads via email. The email appears to be sent from the network administrator. The email will have the following characteristics and will include this message:

13: Sludge Report #154 – Bigger Than Watergate!

In This Edition: Bigger Than Watergate! - How To Rig An Election In The United States - Fantasy vs Reality - How We Discovered The Backdoor - Evidence Of Motive - Evidence Of Opportunity - Evidence Of Method - Evidence Of Prior Conduct - Consistent Unexplained ...

14: UN Fund Issue 5.5 Million Iraqi Students Textbooks

Some 5.5 million Iraqi students and 25,000 teacher trainees will receive textbooks for the next academic year under a funding agreement approved by a United Nations Security Council committee.

15: Why IS G W Bush Media Shy?

It's very difficult to get Mr. Bush to go on the record about anything, and access to him by the working press is more restricted than any leader in American history. By this time in Bush 41's Presidency, he'd staged 61 full press conferences, and ...


Scoop is delighted to present to Frodo and Bilbo Baggin’s house in the Waikato – Bag End. Now we are getting magical….

17: Photo Essay: Remembering Hiroshima Day

Photo Essay: On August 6, 1945, an American B-29 bomber named the Enola Gay, left the island of Tinian for Hiroshima, Japan. This mission was piloted by Col. Paul Tibbets. Hiroshima was chosen as the primary target since it had remained largely ...

18: Images: Spraying It Loud For Ahmed Zaoui

Images: Activists put their views of Ahmed Zoui's detention on a billboard by Wellington's Basin reserve early this morning.

19: Scoop Images: Yet Another Perfect Day

Scoop Editor Alastair Thompson is spending this week half-way up Mt Ruapehu... So far the weather has been perfect, and today is looking to be another stunner.

20: HARD NEWS 06/08/03 - Of Worms and Winters

Russell Brown's Hard News: Buy this week's Listener. Read it. The wry feature by Bruce Ansley and a diligent analysis by Steven Price represent your best chance of grasping just how difficult and complex the seabed and foreshore issue actually is.

21: Questions For Oral Answer (Wednesday August 6)

1. DEBORAH CODDINGTON to the Minister with responsibility for Auckland Issues: Following her advice yesterday that "Rates are one of the things that affect all of our choices about where we live" and that she regrets the choices that rate hikes ...

22: Wider role for Housing New Zealand Corporation

Housing New Zealand Corporation (HNZC) will continue to expand beyond state rental properties, to help provide more social housing that reflects community aspirations, Housing Minister Steve Maharey said today.

23: UN Radio: Annan Condemns Bomb Attack in Jakarta

United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, has strongly condemned the bombing of a luxury hotel in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. Thirteen people were killed in the blast which damaged five floors of the American run Marriott Hotel and injured ...

24: National alarmed by alleged pilot licence scam

The National Party is alarmed by reports of an alleged pilot licence scam connected to New Zealand.

25: World's largest robotic telescope ready for action

The Liverpool Telescope, the world's largest fully robotic telescope, has snapped its first images of the heavens this week. This 2 meter optical telescope is owned by the Astrophysics Research Institute (ARI) of Liverpool John Moores University ...

26: Uday & Qusay And Udai & Qusai Dead Or At Large

Mosul, Iraq--Conflicting news reports have cast doubt on the number, whereabouts, and correct spelling of Saddam Hussein's oldest sons.

27: Death by coffee in Nicaragua

Trade Aid Campaigns Manager Simon Gerathy today called on the New Zealand government to take concrete action to support fair trade coffee. “We have received reports of deaths during a coffee workers’ march in Nicaragua. The coffee crisis is something ...

28: Erotica Expo returns to it's roots

Just to cause even more confusion in this already mixed up world, the team at Exotica have decided to revert back to the name "Erotica - Adult Lifestyle Expo", dropping the Exotica brand and putting the sexiness back into their show.

29: No Basis for Washington Post Report on Powell

White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan discredited an August 4 report in the Washington Post that said Secretary of State Colin Powell and Deputy Secretary Richard Armitage have told the White House they will not serve in a second Bush administration.

30: Prebble Calls On Speaker To Act At Once

ACT New Zealand Leader Richard Prebble today called on Speaker Jonathan Hunt to immediately suspend Minister Harry Duynhoven from Parliament, as the Speaker has a statutory duty to declare vacant a seat where the MP concerned has made an act ...

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