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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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00211.htm


2: Lord of The Rings Fever Hits Upper Hutt

Lord of the Rings fever is on the up in Upper Hutt says City Promotion Manager Paul Lambert.A steady flow of overseas internet bookings is coming in already for "The Return to Rivendell' guided tours planned for Sunday 30 November , the day before ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0311/S00001.htm


3: Carlos Santana Calls On Bush To End His Evil Ways

BANGKOK, Thailand -- After denouncing the U.S.-led war in Iraq, rock legend Carlos Santana told more than 10,000 cheering fans at a sensational concert on Monday (Nov. 3) that President George W. Bush must change his "evil ways".

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00035.htm


4: 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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00024.htm


5: Locke confident of Sri Lanka peace deal

Green MP Keith Locke, who has just returned from a fact-finding mission to Sri Lanka, is confident that the peace process will survive in-fighting between the country's President and Prime Minister.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00068.htm


6: 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. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00025.htm


7: 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


8: Blair welcomes Geneva middle east initiative

UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has welcomed the Geneva Accord - an initiative that Mr Blair hoped would show that Israelis and Palestinians remain capable of finding partners for peace and working together.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00037.htm


9: Top 10 Signs You're Enrolled In A Dodgy IT Course

Top 10 signs you're enrolled in a dodgy computer course

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00036.htm


10: Questions & Answers for Oral Answer TUESDAY

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

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00061.htm


11: Perhaps the US Embassy should investigate this!

Iraq's real WMD crime Depleted uranium has a half life of 4.7 billion years... that means thousands upon thousands of Iraqi children will suffer.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00029.htm


12: Questions for Oral Answer - Wednesday, 5 November

1. ROD DONALD to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Does the Government support Commonwealth Secretary-General Rt Hon Don McKinnon's bid for a second term as Secretary-General; if so, why?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00064.htm


13: Dennis Hans: My Name Is Rummy and I Have a Problem

The problem: A president and senior officials who cannot control their need to deceive the public. The solution: A system of hand signals that alerts the public to the nature of the impending deception.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00034.htm


14: 59% Europeans Say Israel Biggest Threat To Peace

BRUSSELS, November 4, 2003 (IPC + Agencies)- After several parts were leaked from it, official public opinion survey results conducted by the European Commission indicated that 59 percent of the Europeans view Israel as the biggest threat to world peace.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00032.htm


15: Google News Watch results

Google News is a robot-generated news page at the popular Google web search engine.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0311/S00013.htm


16: National questions value of TV shift

National Party Broadcasting spokeswoman Georgina te Heuheu is questioning why drastic changes are in store for two of TVNZ's best rating shows.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00058.htm


17: Public Address 05/11/03 - Winning And Losing

The solar storms of last week have nothing on the tempest that erupted in our kitchen this morning, when poor old Busytot dropped the vintage yellow Fiestaware teacup. "No break cup!" he howled, just a split-second too late for the fundamental laws ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00037.htm


18: 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 Scoop.co.nz and widely elsewhere in July.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00106.htm


19: 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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0311/S00004.htm


20: Clark Prepared to Sacrifice New Zealand Lives

Helen Clark illustrated her commitment to sacrifice the lives of young New Zealanders in pursuit of a US free trade agreement, with her recent statement that New Zealand troops will remain in Iraq and that “many more forces will suffer casualties”.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00026.htm


21: Emirates Sets Its Sights On The Stars

Dubai-based international airline Emirates has set its sights on the stars -- literally -- to help it offer new levels of comfort and enjoyment to travellers, including New Zealanders, on ultra-longhaul flights from next month.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0311/S00033.htm


22: Organic food production could be out of existence

A study promoting the idea of co-existence of GE and non-GE crops may signal that the biotech industry intends to force organic production out of existence- or at least force it inside.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0311/S00012.htm


23: White House Sued For Stealing Humorists' Material

Washington, D.C.-- Writers of political satire are scornfully mocking a cynical attempt by the Bush administration to co-opt irony and satire for its evil ends.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00030.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00020.htm


25: 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


26: 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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00105.htm


27: 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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00024.htm


28: Ivan Eland: Cut Losses - Leave Iraq

The brazen missile attack on the Rashid hotel in Baghdad and a recent spate of suicide bombings illustrate that anti-American violence is increasing in frequency, sophistication and deadliness.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00021.htm


29: Invasion of Balata / Lowdown from Jenin

1) Invasion in Balata Camp _ Danielle 2) Lowdown from Jenin _ Ben J. 3) Toronto Man Sues Israelis _ Toronto Star

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00040.htm


30: Brash - Five Point Plan For National

In his first general debate speech as National Party Leader, Don Brash has underlined his five point plan for the main Opposition Party.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00082.htm

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