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

1: Photo-Essay 1: Dead US Soldiers In Nasiriya

GRAPHIC IMAGES MAY DISTURB: The purpose of information sharing is to empower individuals to make informed choices. If publishing these images causes those, who would support more killing to consider their decisions, then publishing is justified.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00006.htm


2: W32.Welchia.Worm To Level 4 Threat

Symantec, the world leader in Internet security, today announced that it has upgraded the W32.Welchia.Worm from a Level 2 to a Level 4 threat. Symantec is receiving reports of severe disruptions on the internal networks of large enterprises caused by ICMP ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0308/S00066.htm


3: Photo-Essay 1: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00258.htm


4: Desperately Seeking The ROTK Trailer? Click Here

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

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00004.htm


5: Photo-Essay 2: Tell Us Is This Liberation?

GRAPHIC IMAGES MAY DISTURB: The purpose of information sharing is to empower individuals to make informed choices. If publishing these images causes those, who would support more killing to consider their decisions, then publishing is justified.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00005.htm


6: The Many Faces of War

Much has been made in recent days of the controversy regarding the ethics of publishing pictures that may offend some people. However, war in of itself is offensive. It is offensive to nature, offensive to morality, and offensive to the human condition.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00269.htm


7: Scoop Images: Homefront War Casualties In Oakland

Truthout.org's Editor's Note: Take a good long look at this photo, captured from stills taken by a video camera in Oakland, California:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00085.htm


8: P Dunne Insults Sick Medicinal Cannabis Patient

I run a support group for those with a genuine medical need for cannabis. Doctors are required to sign forms attesting to the benefit of cannabis for their patient.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00132.htm


9: They Work For The Devil And Call Him Jesus

Pause and reflect for a moment on this astounding fact: a suicide bomber in a new cement mixer blew up the United Nations headquarters in Iraq and killed Kofi Annan¹s special representative, perhaps the most respected and loved man in the UN community.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00159.htm


10: Tributes pour in for slain UN envoy

The United Nations system worldwide paid homage today to top UN envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello and other staffers killed in Tuesday’s terrorist bombing in Baghdad, expressing sorrow at the grievous loss, voicing outrage at the savage attack and vowing to redouble ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00260.htm


11: Photo-Essay 3: USA Bombs A Baghdad Market

GRAPHIC IMAGES MAY DISTURB: The purpose of information sharing is to empower individuals to make informed choices. If publishing these images causes those, who would support more killing to consider their decisions, then publishing is justified.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00004.htm


12: Photo-Essay 1: Who Is Responsible For This Abuse?

Why is murder acceptable in a desert land when it would be a capital offence in Texas? And tell us, within the manuals of international law, is provision made to provide justice to victims butchered by the hands of so called ‘liberators’? No?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00049.htm


13: Photo-Essay 2: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00259.htm


14: 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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00065.htm


15: Bush Blames Nation's Wildlife For Eastern Blackout

ANWR, AK. --Gail Norton, the controversial head of the department of the interior, is leading a crack team of Navy SEALs with animal experts Jack Hanna and the Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, into Alaska to track down a rogue band of animals that the Bush ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00167.htm


16: Sludge #156 – SAIC Connected To E-Voting Whitewash

In This Edition: SAIC Connected To E-Voting Whitewash - $$$$s To Clean Up E-Vote Stink - ITAA eVoting Industry Coalition DRAFT Plan, Activities, and Pricing - For More Information

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00173.htm


17: Photo-Essay 3: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00260.htm


18: Scoop Link: UK's Guardian On Scoop's War Images

Since Vietnam, the public has only seen a sanitised version of war. But the internet, with its unfettered access, has changed all that. Sean Dodson reports

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00164.htm


19: Photo-Essay 1: The Many Faces of War

Because war was so packaged as a Disney reality TV tour of Baghdad, the pictures you see here are more important than ever. Without them we would all continue to think a war fought far way has no bearing on us.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00267.htm


20: Photo-Essay 2: The Many Faces of War

"Iraqis living outside who say they support this war are living in comfort and enjoying the peace and tranquillity of their homes. They have no bombs taking their children away form them or raining down on them terrifying night after night."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00268.htm


21: Fiordland Quake Biggest For Many Years

Today's magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Fiordland ranks as one of the largest "on-land" earthquakes in New Zealand for many years, the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd (GNS) said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0308/S00077.htm


22: Iraq Mass Graves Field Report – includes video

Several weeks have elapsed since the end of hostilities and people continue to dig in search of their loved ones. The horror of the past is beginning to surface in the form of mass graves which continue to be uncovered throughout the country. In ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0305/S00209.htm


23: Strong Earthquake Felt 70km Northwest of Te Anau

A strong quake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale was felt at 12.12am on 23 August 2003. The quake was centred 70 kilometres northwest of Te Anau. A number of aftershocks, including one registering at 6.1 at 2.10 am were registered by the Institute of Geological ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0308/S00075.htm


24: 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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00064.htm


25: Photo-Essay : White House ‘Liberation’ Images

Iraq's UN ambassador Mohammed Al-Douri said today 'the game is over, and I hope peace will prevail.' His comments to reporters in New York were the first admission by an Iraqi official that Saddam's forces had been overwhelmed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00106.htm


26: UN Radio: Special Report Bombing Of UN In Baghdad

Special Audio Report: UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Vows UN Will Persevere in Iraq Undaunted by Recent Bomb Attack

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00278.htm


27: Return Of The King Trailer Is Here!

TheOneRing.net 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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0307/S00126.htm


28: Raelians Help Gays, Lesbians Leave Catholic Church

Each year, Brazil's Catholic Church is losing millions of "faithfuls" because they prefer religions that are more suitable to their way of life. The Raelian Movement of Brazil commits to increase this bleeding by revealing one of the Church's best ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00107.htm


29: Fart Tax - One more case of mad cows disease

An address by Rt Hon Winston Peters to the Waikato Federated Farmers rally against ‘ridiculous taxes’ at Garden Place, Hamilton on 22 August, commencing at 12.30pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00448.htm


30: Scoop Images: WORLD EXCLUSIVE: BAG END!

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

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9911/S00092.htm


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