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

1: Scoop Images: The Naked Truth About GE

A smallish group of committed anti-GE protests took off their kit to protest the planned passage of the New Organisms and Other Matters Bill today in Parliament.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00057.htm


2: Security Council Disagrees Over Israel Air Strike

Full Coverage: The United Nations Security Council has failed to agree over whether Israel was justified in attacking Syria. The U.S. claimed Syria is on the "wrong side" of the war against terrorism.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00060.htm


3: Security Council denounce Israeli attacks in Syria

Meeting in response to the latest developments in the Middle East, speakers in the Security Council today denounced Israel's attacks on Syrian territory, which were widely viewed as a grave escalation of violence in an already volatile region.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00041.htm


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 ...

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


5: NZ First wants religious law in New Zealand

“The New Zealand First leader’s opinion that asylum seeker Ahmed Zaoui, a former member of the Algerian Parliament, should not be afforded the protection of the rule of law because he is a Muslim, show that Mr Winston Peters believes that legal rights ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00135.htm


6: Genetic Engineering sends websites through roof

Auckland, 6th October 2003: Hitwise, the world's leading online competitive intelligence service has reported that the number of New Zealand Internet users visiting websites relating to genetically engineered foods have skyrocketed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0310/S00056.htm


7: Bush's Pre-Emptive War Doctrine Condemned

Bush's Pre-Emptive War Doctrine Condemned as Related Scandals Erupt in White House - Interview with Ian Williams, author of "United Nations for Beginners," conducted by Scott Harris

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00053.htm


8: Limbaugh Uses Himself As Example Of Moral Decay

Palm Beach --Citing his reckless and illegal use of prescription drugs, Rush Limbaugh lambasted liberals for causing the moral decay of the country by refusing to take responsibility for their actions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00051.htm


9: Scoop Images: The White Horse Cavalry Charge

A strong offshore wind combined with huge waves rolling in on Wellington's south coast last night to form streaming manes behind the giant rollers, like a regular charge of the white horse cavalry. The massive waves brought out many sightseers, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00045.htm


10: 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


11: New Zealand Government Drags Country Into GE

Against NZ-wide protests it seems general field release of GE crops will shortly take place in what could have been the best site in the world for a biotech-free zone. Chris Wheeler, former head of New Zealand's foremost organic farm lobby group, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00056.htm


12: Public Address 07/10/03 - Bjorn Again

Self-described "sceptical environmentalist" Bjorn Lomborg will speak in Wellington tomorrow, at the invitation of the Business Roundtable - and a lot of people who should know better will make *rses of themselves. It is not that Lomborg ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00055.htm


13: Hoskings' Patsy PM Questions Shameless

Mike Hoskings interview of Helen Clark on breakfast television (6 Oct) was shameless. I have never heard a journalist ask so many patsy questions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00060.htm


14: UQ Wire: Failure to Provide Answers Fuels Stories

A Letter to the Wall Street Journal. ''I fear you buried your lead. The reason citizens develop theories is because those with the responsibility, authority and resources to provide answers fail to do their job. ''

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00038.htm


15: North Korea Demands US BAck Off Military Pressure

Pyongyang - Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet Walter Doran reportedly said on October 1 that the U.S. navy was examining the deployment of a carrier in the waters of Hawaii or Guam. The U.S.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00057.htm


16: Questions for Oral Answer - Tuesday, 7 October

1. LUAMANUVAO WINNIE LABAN to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade: What view has New Zealand expressed on the attendance of Zimbabwe at the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Abuja in December, and on the continuing suspension of Zimbabwe ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00110.htm


17: Wine Label Continues Winning Streak

A remarkable string of competitive successes continued last night for an up-and-coming New Zealand wine label..

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0310/S00044.htm


18: Canadians Contradict Government Assurances on GM

Government assurances that export markets will not be affected by GM plantings in New Zealand are contradicted by a previously secret paper from a country that Government cites as proof of its claims.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0310/S00058.htm


19: Roh Arrives in Bali for ASEAN Summit

BALI, Indonesia - President Roh Moo-hyun arrived here Monday (Oct. 6) for an array of summit meetings to discuss regional security and economic issues including the continuing row over the North Korean nuclear issue.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00043.htm


20: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Scoop Is In The House - NZ Deploys To Iraq/Afghanistan - Full Coverage - Hard News Was Here! (Wellington) - Leopold: Powell's WMD Denials Fail To Convince - Perceptions Of Imperial America - Satire: Wellington Faces New Crisis - St Molesworth's To 10 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0306/S00068.htm


21: Scoop Feedback: Zaoui – Paul Holmes - Politics

Keith Locke's press release on the deteriorating mental condition of Ahmed Zaoui is deeply disturbing. What the hell are we doing in this country? We've kept a man in solitary confinement for ten months, driven him insane, denied him any sort of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00054.htm


22: Tuesday's Questions & Answer For Oral Answer

1. LUAMANUVAO WINNIE LABAN (NZ Labour—Mana) to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade: What view has New Zealand expressed on the attendance of Zimbabwe at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Abuja in December, and on the continuing suspension ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00140.htm


23: Bush: Israel Has Right To Defend Itself

Q Thank you, Mr. President. Mr. President, do you think that Israel's air strike in Syria was justified? And do you think that you can work with the Palestinian Prime Minister, who says he would not use force under any circumstances against Palestinian ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00050.htm


24: UQ Wire: Fair Game

Officials within the United States government have determined that attacking the wife of a vocal critic in order to silence that critic, and to silence the hundreds of other analysts who know full well the breadth and scope of the lies that have ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00052.htm


25: Chuckman Cartoon: The Governator Online

Click For Big Version Cartoon by John Chuckman….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00049.htm


26: UN Radio: Syria Calls for Condemnation of Israel

UN Special Radio Report: Syria Asks Security Council to Condemn Attack on its Territory - Israel Insists it Acted in Self-Defense

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00049.htm


27: Link Between Misinformation and Misconception

A new study based on a series of seven nationwide polls conducted from January through September of this year reveals that before and after the Iraq war, a majority of Americans have had significant misperceptions and these are highly related to support ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00040.htm


28: Black Box Voting: Live Online Cal. Recall Reports

Sponsored by Black Box Voting: Instant reporting at http://www.BBVreport.org – California voters can submit voting experiences immediately at this site. For unusual or egregious problems, the BBV team contacts the media to direct them to the scene of the action.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00061.htm


29: Forum on Voting Machines in Philadelphia - Sept 7

Philadelphia, PA -- A forum on "Voting Machines: A Threat To Democracy?" will be held Sunday, September 7, from 2-5 pm at the Ethical Society , in Philadelphia, PA.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00310.htm


30: John Chuckman Comment: Hope Against Hope

I don't know how many times I've seen articles about Wesley Clark making a formidable opponent for George Bush. And I agree, he likely would, but so what?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00050.htm

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