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

1: Diebold Memos Disclose Florida 2000 E-Voting Fraud

Something very strange happened in Volusia County on election night November 2000, the night that first Gore won Florida, then Bush, and then as everybody can so well remember there was a tie.

2: Diebold Documents Spark International Campaign

Swarthmore, Pa. -- When American citizens step into the voting booth tomorrow, will their votes be counted? Today, with Diebold Elections Systems operating electronic voting in 37 states, the answer is a resounding "maybe." As a result of ...

3: Scoop Link: Melbourne Cup Runners, Odds And Picks

For latest odds and to place a bet see... and dial up Race 8 from Melbourne...

4: EFF Stanford Law Clinic Sue E-Voting Company

San Francisco - A nonprofit Internet Service Provider (ISP) and two Swarthmore College students are seeking a court order on Election Day tomorrow to stop electronic voting machine manufacturer Diebold Systems, Inc., from issuing specious legal threats. ...

5: Iraq U.S Forces Under Attack 15 Killed, 21 Wounded

WASHINGTON, Fifteen U.S. soldiers were killed and 21 were wounded when a coalition helicopter went down near the city of Amiryah, Iraq, at about 9 a.m. local time today. This was the single deadliest attack on coalition forces since President Bush announced ...

6: ACT MP Donna Huata Faces 12 Fraud Charges

The long running saga of ACT MP Donna Awatere Huata and her involvement in the misuse of Government funds provided to an educational trust called the Pipi Foundation came to a head this morning with the laying of criminal charges against the MP.

7: UN Radio: All UN Staff Out Of Baghdad: Annan

Secretary-General Kofi Annan says UN international staff should all be out Baghdad or on their way out. The Secretary-General was responding to reporters' questions Monday about the status of UN international staff in Baghdad.

8: Donna Awatere Huata Must Resign

ACT New Zealand Acting Leader Ken Shirley today called on Donna Awatere Huata to resign from parliament forthwith.

9: Hubbard Remanded On Bail For U.S. Embassy Offence

Bruce Hubbard has been remanded on bail for allegedly offending the United States Embassy. Hubbard appeared in the North Shore District Court today charged with misusing a telephone. He is due to reappear on December 10.

10: UNICEF: 750,000 Liberian children into school

Tens of thousands of children will go to school, thousands for the first time in their lives, during the United Nations Children's Fund's (UNICEF) "Back-to-School" campaign in Liberia, the UN agency working for the protection and development of ...

11: Questions for Oral Answer - Tuesday, 4 November

1. CLAYTON COSGROVE to the Minister of Finance: What are the Government's priorities for changes to the tax system?

12: Bush Resolute: USA Will Remain In Iraq

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. This week terrorists launched a series of attacks in Iraq. Their targets included police stations in Baghdad and Fallujah, the headquarters of the International Red Cross, and living quarters for the Coalition Provisional ...

13: 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 ...

14: Police Jump to American Embassy Pressure

Global Peace and Justice Activist Bruce Hubbard will appear in the North Shore District Court tomorrow on a charge of “misuse of a telephone” under the Telecommunications Act.

15: U.S. Offence Over Atrocity Claims Behind Arrest

Are NZ's Police prepared to use a new counter terrorism Act to gain intelligence on the country’s peace movement and activist, and are Police under pressure from the U.S. Embassy to crush a straight talking leftist from Epsom, Auckland?

16: Australian Premiere Of ''The Matrix Revolutions''

In addition to the recent world premiere of “The Matrix Revolutions” at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the film’s unveiling at the exact same moment in time in every major city around the world on November 5 will be prefaced with two spectacular ...

17: Rumsfeld Fox News Transcript Plus Stakeout Comment

Q: There’s an article in the New York Times this morning about reconstituting Iraqi units, Iraqi military units, what are your feelings about that?

18: Nielsen Goes Inside the Mind of the Kiwi Teen

Nielsen Media Research Goes Inside the Mind of the Kiwi Teen Launch of Panorama NZ Teen ID

19: U.S. Forces Suffer Losses in Iraq, Afghanistan

U.S. Forces Suffer Losses in Iraq, Afghanistan By Rudi Williams American Forces Press Service

20: Diebold Confirms U.S. Vote Count Vulnerabilities

Scoop has obtained internal mail messages from Diebold Election Systems which clearly and explicitly confirm security problems in the GEMS vote counting software that were highlighted in reports published on and widely elsewhere in July.

21: Firearms, Lies and the Police

ACT Justice spokesman Stephen Franks today warned that three bills Parliament will attempt to push through in the pre-Christmas rush will frustrate frontline police.

22: Top Franchises In New Zealand

Announcing the winners of the New Zealand Franchise Awards 2003, Simon Lord, Chairman of the Franchise Association of New Zealand Inc, says the awards are the premier franchising event of the year, celebrating excellence in franchising.

23: Scoop Images: Helen Of Arabia

Prime Minister Helen Clark visited New Zealand Defence Force engineers working on reconstruction and other tasks in Basra, Southern Iraq, on Saturday. The following images of her visit were taken by the British Army News team, Basra. For more background ...

24: Lessons From The Imperial Adventure In Iraq

American foreign policy and its global concerns have been central to the emergence of the world’s present multilateral order. However, American foreign policy has now become of concern to the global order.

25: Peace Activist Arrested Over Email To U.S. Embassy

A man active among New Zealand peace groups has been arrested over an email he sent to the U.S. Embassy in Wellington. Are the Police exercising powers drawn from the new Counter Terrorism Act to bring pressure against an organized peace protest movement?

26: Statistics New Zealand Releases Community Profiles

Statistics New Zealand has released a set of web-based Community Profiles covering all of New Zealand. The profiles have been developed as a free community service. Statistics New Zealand is promoting the profiles to the media as a useful resource ...

27: Donna Awatere Huata

Charges were brought in the District Court at Napier this morning against Donna Awatere Huata and her husband Wi Huata alleging the misuse of monies belonging to the Pipi Foundation and the attempted cover-up of that misuse.

28: Arresting the Peace while the terrorist run free

'The arrest of Auckland Peace activist Bruce Hubbard for sending an email to the United States Embassy is a chilling reminder that freedom of speech is being attacked by the new Counter-terrorism legislation. The email was in protest of the illegal ...

29: The GE Information Bulletin

An independent digest of widely-sourced information relevant to the GE debate No. 17 November 2003

30: US Soldiers to America: Bring Us Home Now

I had the unique opportunity to interview five US military servicemen who just got back from Iraq, or in the case of two men, corresponded with their wives so that I could ask questions of these soldiers by mail.

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