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

1: 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 ...

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: Annan vows to honour de Mello's dying wish

Annan vows to honour Sergio Vieira de Mello's dying wish that the UN remain in Iraq

4: Multilateral Talks Offer Nth Korea Opportunity

Washington -- Upcoming multilateral talks in Beijing will give North Korea "an important opportunity ... to reassure its neighbors and the international community about its intentions and its role in the future," says a senior State Department ...

5: 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: SADC leaders should place Zimbabwe on the agenda

On the eve of the annual Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Tanzania, Amnesty International is calling on SADC leaders to jointly and publicly express their concern regarding Zimbabwe's deepening human rights crisis.

7: Stateside With Rosalea: Getting Flicked Off

Last week was the worst week I've experienced since being here in the United States. Worse than the second week of September, 2001. The explosion at the hotel in Baghdad that housed the UN mission was part of the reason; the under-reported theft of democracy ...

8: Military role in Iraq not under consideration

In an interview given in the wake of the attack on UN headquarters in Baghdad and published in the August 21 edition of the "Süddeutsche Zeitung" Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer reaffirmed that "a military role is not under consideration".

9: Richard Prebble’s THE LETTER

Labour does not have a parliamentary majority for its proposal to declare the foreshore and seabed “public domain”. The Greens have said they will not support legislation reducing Maori customary title and United, that they will not support preserving ...

10: Harleys Tour Raises New Zealand’s Profile In USA

The level of interest being taken by some United States media, in a group of intrepid kiwis who are riding their Harleys Across America, is helping raise New Zealand’s international profile there significantly.

11: 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.

12: Annan to return to New York following Rio funeral

Annan to return to New York following funeral in Rio for slain Iraq envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello

13: 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 ...


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

15: Urgent Appeal For Legal Fund Donations

As our movement grows we continue to challenge the Israeli occupation on multiple fronts. One front is the Israeli legal system. It is not possible to expect justice from a system that serves as the legal stamp for Israeli occupation, but it is possible ...

16: 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 ...

17: Solomon Islands: Great Expectations? No, Miracles!

Three great historical events changed forever the history of Solomon Islands. In the first days of Bell's killing in East Malaita in 1927, it did not seem at the time much of an historical event. But the murder of District Officer Bell by Kwaio ...

18: Inside An E-Voting Whitewash Conference Call

''I don’t want the story saying the e-voting industry is in trouble and decided to hire a lobbying firm to take care of their problem for them.'' - ITAA's Harris Miller 22nd August 2003

19: Bush: "No Retreat" in War Against Terrorism

The terrorist bombings of U.N. headquarters in Baghdad and a bus filled with families in Jerusalem last week again reveal the nature of terrorism and why it must be defeated wherever it exists, President Bush said in his weekly radio address to the nation ...

20: 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

21: Fiordland Earthquake Generated Small Tsunami

Last night’s earthquake off the coast of Fiordland generated a small tsunami that was recorded in Westland. The earthquake was similar in size to the one that caused the catastrophic tsunami at Sissano on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea in ...

22: Save Air NZ Commerce Commission Presentation- 25/8

A presentation made to the Air New Zealand Commerce Commission on behalf of Save Air New Zealand - From: Dr Ian Prior, Robin Halliday & Alastair Thompson Editor of

23: 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.

24: Skiers & snowboarders show off their jibbing skill

There was plenty of action for the spectators who flocked to Chancery Lane, Auckland to watch one serious rail sliding event courtesy of Red Bull Slide.

25: 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 ...

26: New Zealand First Opposes Immigration Legislation

New Zealand First has prepared a minority report opposing the Immigration Amendment Bill, which is being reported back to the House today.

27: How Many More Must Die, Minister?

ACT New Zealand Health Spokesman Heather Roy today demanded to know how many more patients had to die needlessly before the Labour Government learnt that ideology is in no way more important than saving patients' lives.

28: Labour Cooked By Its Own Hangi

This tax and bride Labour Government must stop wasting taxpayer's money on the charade that is the Maori Television Service, ACT New Zealand Broadcasting Spokesman Deborah Coddington said today.

29: Locke: Time to scrap $3 billion corridor

Auckland Green MP Keith Locke has called for a halt to any further progress of Auckland's proposed Eastern Corridor in the light of spiralling costs.

30: Prime Minister Farewells Afghanistan Deployment

Prime Minister Helen Clark is attending the farewell of New Zealand Defence Force personnel going to Afghanistan from Christchurch this morning.

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