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

1: Bev Harris: Diebold End-Runs Around Certification

If certification isn't being done properly, the whole house of cards falls. Below are actual copies of internal Diebold memos which show that uncertified software is being used in elections, and that Diebold programmers intentionally end-run the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00150.htm


2: 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


3: N. Carolina Eyewitness Reports Of Hurricane Isabel

It is raining sideways. The wind is gusting up to 50 mph. Most businesses and schools are closed today. All of this and we are in Raleigh, North Carolina about 200 miles west of the coast.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00174.htm


4: Links And Transcripts: Israeli Spyring Shocker

EDITOR’S NOTE: Le Monde today NZT published a lengthy report into Israeli spy activities in the US prior to 911 which raises clear questions about the extent of Israeli prior knowledge of the attacks. The story expands on material which first emerged in a ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00029.htm


5: Wesley Clark: The New Anti-War Candidate?

The possibility that former NATO supreme commander Wesley Clark might enter the race for the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination has been the subject of furious speculation in the media.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00267.htm


6: Microsoft Security Bulletin Alert - MS03-039

We are contacting you today to ensure you are aware that we have released Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-039 over night.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0309/S00041.htm


7: Super Computer Weather: Hurricane Isabel

A deepening hurricane presently in the Carribean appears headed for the US mainland and could eventually make landfall anywhere from North Florida up to Massachusetts. The current NOAA medium range super computer forecast (see images below) however ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00109.htm


8: 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


9: Scoop Images: Dom's Stale Hobbit Photos Are Fake!

More than three weeks after Scoop first published a picture of, allegedly, the home of a Hobbit from the Lord of the Rings, and the day after we published aerial photos of the Waikato set the Dominion News Paper have run two highly dubious – and probably ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9911/S00081.htm


10: General Assembly discusses fight against HIV/AIDS

The United Nations General Assembly today convened a high-level meeting to discuss a report by Secretary-General Kofi Annan on progress in the worldwide fight against HIV/AIDS.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00264.htm


11: Cancer Society Applauds Progress

The Cancer Society is delighted with the progress of the Smokefree Environments Amendment Bill as it goes through its committee stages in Parliament.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0309/S00070.htm


12: Blogwatch: Election Theft 2000! A New Bombshell!

A remarkable exchange concerning Diebold's voting machines in Volusia County, Florida. On January 17, 2001, Lana Hines, a county elections official sends out an inquiry as to how Al Gore ended up with a vote-count of -16,022.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00187.htm


13: Children Starving in Rebel Held Western Liberia

As rebels continue to control western Liberia, food shortages are reaching crisis point and World Vision is warning that many children are starving.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00255.htm


14: Streets Of London: Hutton Inq. Campbell And Hoon

Today at the Inquiry we see the newly sainted Alistair Campbell and the Secretary of State for Defence Geoff Hoon being cross-examined. New documents including extracts from Alistair Campbell’s personal diary were revealed to the Inquiry.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00205.htm


15: Chuckman Cartoon: Fooling Some Of The People

Fooling Some Of The People All The Time…Cartoon by John Chuckman

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00204.htm


16: Might Bush's Blank Check for War Bounce?

On Tuesday, September 16, 2003, George W. Bush said what virtually every other senior member of his administration had been going out of their way to refute.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00186.htm


17: Rumsfeld Admits Downside To Shooting Iraqi Police

Rumsfeld admits it will be harder to recruit Iraqi policemen if the Army keeps killing them - US military opens investigation to determine what Iraqi policemen did to get themselves shot.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00194.htm


18: Global Sex Survey - Kiwi Women Fake Orgasms

We're doing it often in our country, but our women are faking it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0309/S00086.htm


19: UN attack: means NO to NZ involvement in Iraq

'The attack on the United Nations in Iraq yesterday sends a clear warning signal to all nations there that they are viewed as part of the army of occupation. The Labour Government is insisting on sending NZ engineers to serve with a British unit ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00147.htm


20: NZ-UAE sign double tax/economic cooperation pact

Finance Minister Michael Cullen today signed a double taxation agreement and an Arrangement on Trade and Economic Cooperation [ATEC] with the United Arab Emirates.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00485.htm


21: Kelsey Challenges Clark To Debate The WTO

“If the Prime Minister is so concerned about the meltdown of the World Trade Organisation, she should demand some decent advice about what really happened at Cancun. Then I challenge her to a public debate on the issues”, said Professor Jane Kelsey.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00144.htm


22: Eritrea: detention of prisoners of conscience

Eritrea: Continued detention of prisoners of conscience and new arrests of members of religious groups

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00233.htm


23: OneRing.Net: That Photo a FAKE?!

ID4 has sent me some startling news! This may not be accurate, but ID4 does have some expierence in the field of CGI art, he first sent me this:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9910/S00089.htm


24: Hard News 23/09/03 - Practices

And don't forget that from tomorrow, this will become the Public Address mailing list, not the Hard News mailing list.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00207.htm


25: Chuckman Cartoons: Condi, Bush, Iraq And Palestine

Four cartoons by John Chuckman…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00183.htm


26: 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


27: Guatemala: Legitimacy on the line:

In an open letter sent today, Amnesty International's Secretary General, Irene Khan, urged all presidential and vice-presidential candidates to place human rights at the core of their political agendas and to publicly condemn any acts of violence ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00246.htm


28: Feedback: Reply To Peter Dunne PR On Hostile Email

I am astonished that Peter Dunne has made public a humourous email sent in a personal capacity by a member of the public.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00196.htm


29: 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


30: Air New Zealand's First Airbus Touches Down

Air New Zealand's first Airbus A320 aircraft touched down on New Zealand soil at noon Sunday, heralding a new era of aviation history in this country.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00216.htm

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