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Scoop: Weekend Ratings


The weekend’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Wolfowitz: Iraq Was Not Involved In 9-11 Attacks

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, one of the main architects for the war in Iraq, admitted for the first time that Iraq had nothing to do with the September 11 terrorist attacks, contradicting public statements made by senior White House ...

2: The New Write

Official Newsletter of the New Zealand Young Nationals

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: 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 ...

6: 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 ...

7: 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 ...

8: 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. ...

9: 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 ...

10: Bush Is Racking Up "Frequent Liar Miles"

Lyndon Johnson is remembered for lying about Vietnam, Richard Nixon for lying about Watergate, Bill Clinton for lying about adultery. George W. Bush is known as a straight shooter. What’s wrong with that picture?

11: 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.


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13: Powell: U.S. Will Not be Defeated in Terror War

The United States is determined to unite the civilized world in a campaign to rid the world of terrorism and will not be deterred or defeated in this effort, Secretary of State Colin Powell said August 7 in a question and answer session with journalists ...

14: Ground-Breaking Work In Understanding Of Time

A young New Zealand researcher appears to have solved Zeno's motion paradoxes, the solution to which have puzzled some of history's greatest scientists since their original conception almost 2500 years ago.

15: 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 ...

16: Sacked TV2 Host to take legal action

Jonathan Marshall (18) the host of TV2's Queer Nation who was dismissed from independent production company Livingstone Productions has today filed papers with the Employment Relations Authority over his sacking from the award winning television program.

17: Harley Sorensen: The War Built On A Lie

Why mince words? These are the facts: 1) President George W. Bush is a liar. 2) Secretary of State Colin Powell is a liar. 3) Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is a liar. 4) National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice is a liar.

18: The Maori American Presidential Candidate

A dynamic Maori wahine is currently running for President of the United States. Her skin is brown, she's a former Senator and self-described "Ambassador to Paradise", and like many others in the emerging Maori intellectual and political classes she ...

19: 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

20: HARD NEWS 08/08/03 - Mo' Friday

Risk |Aug 08, 2003 11:54 Russell Brown's Hard News I knew I shouldn't have had that kebab. King's Cross, 1987, I think it was. Or possibly Elephant and Castle. I really don't mean to be flippant, but the news that a Waikato man has suspected CJD reminds ...

21: Sony Takes Business & Multimedia to Next Level

AUCKLAND - 8 August 2003 - Sony NZ Ltd is launching a stylish new "Wing Design" flip and rotate style CLIÉ(tm) ,the PEGNX80VG ("NX80"), designed to increase enjoyment and further enhance business communication. Featuring more built-in software ...

22: Bush again Says Isreal’s Apartheid Wall Is ‘a Prob

US President George W. Bush on Wednesday renewed labeling the Apartheid Separation Wall Israel is building on the occupied Palestinian West Bank “ a problem,” which hinders peace - making between Palestinians and Israelis.

23: Govt Maintaining SARS watch at NZ borders

The government will maintain a close watch at New Zealand’s borders in case of any re-emergence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Customs Minister Rick Barker said today.

24: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

LEAD STORY: Has Waikato Man Got Mad Cow Disease? - INTERNATIONAL NEWS: LEAD STORY: Wolfowitz Admits Iraq Not Involved In Sept-11 Attacks - COLUMNS: - Mo’ Friday’s Hard News Is There… - Naked in Nuhaka - Maxim Considers The Real Issues - United Nations ...

25: Linking Pornography and Sex Attacks

Police were reported yesterday to be hunting for a man they said is “a dangerous sexual predator fixated on Asian women” (Dominion-Post 8/8/02 p. A8). He was named as Richard Clarence Hunia and “is wanted for an alleged sexual attack on a Chinese ...

26: Rice: Commitment to Transformation in Mideast

(This column by Condoleezza Rice, who is national security advisor to the president, was published in the Washington Post August 7 and is in the public domain. No republication restrictions.)

27: 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:

28: 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.

29: PM Abbas to Visit Kuwait, Saudi, UAE and Tunisia

President Yasser Arafat received Prime Minister Mahmud Abbas in his battered headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah Wednesday ahead of a Palestinian premier’s Arab tour, which will take him to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirate (UAE), Kuwait ...

30: Bush and Powell Meet in Crawford

THE PRESIDENT: First, it's been my real privilege and honor to welcome the Secretary of State back to Crawford. He and Dick Armitage came, and we spent yesterday evening and this morning talking about our country's desire to promote peace and freedom, ...

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