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

1: The New Write

Official Newsletter of the New Zealand Young Nationals

2: Desperately Seeking The ROTK Trailer? Click Here

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

3: 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.

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 ...

5: 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 ...

6: 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 ...

7: Arafat On Israel's Invasion Of Askar Refugee Camp

Palestinians React Angrily to Friday’s Israeli Deadly Raid Arafat: Israel Is Destroying the Whole Peace Process

8: Kidd Millennium Cartoon & Comment: Road to Baghdad

With the recent passing of Bob Hope, fond memories of the "road" flicks that made Hope and Bing Crosby household names are apt to seep back into our collective nostalgic psyches. From 1940 to 1962, this raucous comedy team was stereotypically ...

9: Peters Speech: Foreshore and Seabed Case

An address by Rt Hon Winston Peters to a public meeting at Forbury Park Racecourse, Victoria Street, St Kilda, Dunedin on Sunday 10 August 2003 at 1.30pm


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

11: Indonesia Severed Head

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- This densely-populated capital has descended into gloomy suspense after police identified a severed head found in the wreckage of the JW Marriott Hotel as that of a suspected Islamic extremist responsible for the car bomb which killed ...

12: U.S. Scientist Discovers Telekinesis Equation

Murdock, Florida USA, August 4, 2003 - Frequent travelers on the Information Superhighway are aware that it has its own "Twilight Zone" of sorts, and out there on one stretch are signposts directing the curious to the website of James A. Conrad.

13: Corporate Media Must Widen Iraq-Gate Investigation

Corporate Media Must Widen Iraq-Gate Investigation Beyond the ''16 Words'' - Interview with Steve Rendall, senior analyst with Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

14: Two Little Missing Words

I imagine that anyone who grew up in the area served by the dental school in Wellington will know how it feels to be living in the United States at this particular time. It's like being headed for some dread destination - unemployment, penury, a terrorist ...

15: ACT's The Letter - Monday, 11 August

Any government that interferes with New Zealanders' right to walk along the beach faces certain electoral defeat.

16: Microsoft To Windows Users: Apply Security Patch

New Zealand Businesses and Home Consumers Should Download MS-03-026 from Microsoft Web Site Today

17: The Painful Horrors Of Political Autism

I've read that severe autism involves receiving a storm of sensory perceptions, literally assaulting a mind unable to properly sort them out. It is a terrifying experience, driving sufferers to avoid human contact.

18: 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 ...

19: Government Must Quit Unethical Attack on EU at WTO

It is unethical for the New Zealand government to be backing the US administration’s case against the European Union aimed at forcing consumers to accept GM foods.

20: English Address to the Wellington Rotary Club

It's as much the job of Opposition to propose, as it is to oppose. New Zealand faces some real and crucial choices on what place we give to the Treaty of Waitangi over the next few decades.

21: Streets of London: A Nation Of Shopkeepers

Napoleon once described the English as a "nation of shopkeepers". He was describing a nation of petty bourgeois that worshipped commerce rather than culture, art, and food. This 150-year-old put down is probably no longer strictly true but it remains ...

22: 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 ...

23: Dominican Republic: police fire on trade unionists

Amnesty International is deeply concerned at reports that police in the Dominican Republic raided the office of a local trade union yesterday, 6 August, and opened fire on those inside in order to prevent them from carrying out a protest scheduled ...

24: Virtual Super 12 sets new standards

AIM Proximity's Virtual Super 12 sets new standards as Virtual NPC wins New Zealand's top direct marketing award

25: Dunne: Anti-cannabis stand here to stay

No future government will be formed with United Future backing unless it commits to keeping cannabis illegal, United Future leader Peter Dunne said today.

26: Michael C. Ruppert: Where Is The Money?

Wholesale Enron-style looting of US taxpayer money on a scale that threatens the stability and safety of every American has prompted an historic alliance between activism, technology, and financial expertise.

27: Singapore’s CET Technologies Invests $1.2 Million

Payment solutions and data management services provider, Cadmus Technology Limited (NZSE: CTL), today announced that CET Technologies Pte Ltd (CET), has entered into a subscription agreement to acquire 16 million new Cadmus shares, for a total of ...

28: Oops! Local Mp Slips On Banana Skin

Just a fortnight ago, Napier MP Russell Fairbrother was saying he had 'no problem' putting the 'good idea' of using Arohaina, on the Hospital Hill site, as part of a 'cottage hospital', to Minister of Health Annette King.

29: UQ Wire: William Rivers Pitt - We Stand Our Ground

I must begin by saying that standing here before you is, simply, one of the greatest honors of my life. I have never served in the armed forces in any capacity. My father, however, did.

30: Chuckman Cartoon: The Stature For The Job…

THE STATURE FOR THE JOB… Cartoon by John Chuckman

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