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1: Scoop Video Link: George W. Bush’s Big Pick

While we are addressing the subject of fingers, noses and so-called world leaders . Scoop’s editors would be remiss not to notify readers of perhaps the most famous nose pick in Internet history. A quick search of Google will show you just how much ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0212/S00046.htm


2: Why Not Just Genetically Engineer Women For Milk?

MAdGE (Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment) today launched a highly controversial billboard campaign in Auckland and Wellington to provoke public debate about the social and cultural ethics of genetic engineering in New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00003.htm


3: UQ Wire: BushCheney Testimony Before 911 Comission

Chairman Kean: The Commission will come to order. Welcome, Mr. President and Mr. Vice President. Although, per our agreement, you are not being placed under oath, we expect that your testimony will consist only of the truth. The Commission and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00227.htm


4: Israeli Army Kill Five Men Execution Style

At 1:00am the Israeli Army attacked homes on Old Najav Street in Nablus, West of the old city. Five young men were killed and one eleven year-old girl. Medical examination evidence suggests the five men were executed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00207.htm


5: Images: Departing LOTR Stars Meet Their Planes

The Lord of the Ring's stars come face to face with themselves on the side of Air NZ planes as they bid New Zealand goodbye at Wellington Airport before boarding the Air New Zealand 767 emblazoned with giant images of the characters Aragorn and Arwen.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0312/S00024.htm


6: NYC Anti-War Protest Interview With Sue Niederer

Earlier today I interviewed Sue Niederer, a member of Military Families Speak Out. She took part in the United for Peace and Social Justice mass Anti-War march in New York City today. She was in Central Park when I talked to her after the march.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00302.htm


7: The link between homosexuality and child sex abuse

“The link between homosexuality and child sex abuse” is the title of a report in the latest issue of LIGHT (August-October 2004) published by Festival of Light, Australia [see Special note below]. In answer to the question: “Is there any evidence that ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0409/S00170.htm


8: NZ, France & Intl. Security: The Pacific Dimension

Thank you for the invitation to be with you this evening. I would like to focus my comments on New Zealand's perspective on international security and in particular on security issues in the Pacific.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00388.htm


9: Good News On Samoan Maternal Mental Health

Samoan mothers have amongst the lowest rates of postnatal depression in the world. However, variation between Pacific Island groups is great and highlights the importance of considering the needs of particular groups. Understanding why Samoan mothers have ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0409/S00071.htm


10: Bad Piece of Fruit from Moscoso’s Panamanian Rep.

• Former Panamanian president Mireya Moscoso’s eleventh-hour pardons to four incarcerated Cuban-Americans may have been good news for Miami’s anti-Castro extremists, but they created a diplomatic disaster for her successor and dealt a heavy blow to the White ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00221.htm


11: US Economic Figures ''Cooked'' Before Election

US Economic Figures ''Cooked'' Before Election

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00192.htm


12: Paul Buchanan: The Neo-Colonial Fallacy

With the US presidential election campaign now entering the home stretch, the Bush administration has placed its bets on the issue of strong leadership and staying the course in Iraq and the War on Terror.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00202.htm


13: Powell Interview on Al Arabiya with Lukman Ahmed

MR. AHMED: Thank you, Mr. Secretary, for this opportunity, and we will start today with the religious freedom reports that you have just issued. After the report, the State Department said that Saudi Arabia is a great ally and cooperating with the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00226.htm


14: Images: Lord Of The Rings Exhibition At Te Papa

In anticipation of the release of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the central instalment in writer/director/producer Peter Jackson's epic trilogy based on the J.R.R. Tolkien masterpiece, Te Papa proudly announces a world exclusive and a bold ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00234.htm


15: Calling For Breast-Cancer Volunteer Collectors

Volunteer Collectors are urgently needed between 11.00am & 1.30pm on Saturday 4th September to help raise money for breast cancer awareness at the 'Great Race' Gallagher Boathouse 8s.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0408/S00077.htm


16: U.S. Election Integrity Flaw Discovered At Diebold

Recently, technicians and programmers for Diebold Election Systems, the company that supplied every single voting machine for the surprising 2002 results in the state of Georgia, the company that is preparing to convert the state of Maryland to its ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0302/S00052.htm


17: Scoop Link: Why Bush Left The Texas National Guard

Growing evidence suggests that George W. Bush abruptly left his Texas Air National Guard unit in 1972 for substantive reasons pertaining to his inability to continue piloting a fighter jet.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00196.htm


18: Relief Prepared As Hurricane Ivan Passes Caribbean

United Nations humanitarian agencies are accelerating the deployment of staff and emergency kits to the Caribbean, where Hurricane Ivan - the latest in a series of tropical storms to strike the region this season - is already wreaking deadly havoc.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00134.htm


19: Norma Sherry: Girls Of The Olympics

Playboy Magazine arrived in our mailbox yesterday. On the cover was a striking Olympiad in a rather demure bathing suit, but the promised story was far different.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00202.htm


20: Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 16 September

( Uncorrected transcript—subject to correction and further editing. For corrected transcripts, please visit: http://www.clerk.parliament.govt.nz/hansard )

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00362.htm


21: 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


22: No Right Turn: Tony Blair And Climate Change

So, Tony Blair has given a major speech on climate change, and said that he is "shocked" by the scientific evidence. So am I.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00180.htm


23: Zaoui Can Be Moved From Prison – Court Of Appeal

Today's Court of Appeal judgment concerning the detention of Algerian refugee, Ahmed Zaoui, strongly emphasised that prison was certainly not the only option that could be considered for Mr Zaoui's ongoing detention.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00201.htm


24: Nablus: Extra-Judicial Executions Evidence Emerges

Nablus Massacre: Evidence of Extra-Judicial Executions - 11 year old girl killed by sniper - 35 injured – 6 Killed in Nablus, 4 in Jenin

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00220.htm


25: Jay Shaft IV - President Bush, You Killed My Son!

Sue Niederer is from Hopewell Township, New Jersey. She has been very vocal and active in the anti-war movement and has participated in numerous peace marches and actions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00032.htm


26: 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


27: 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


28: Images: Final Photocall - LOTR Stars Depart NZ

A final photocall for The Lord of the Ring's stars as they bid New Zealand goodbye at Wellington Airport before boarding the Air New Zealand 767 emblazoned with giant images of the characters Aragorn and Arwen.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0312/S00025.htm


29: Meridian wind farm proposal welcomed by EECA

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) has welcomed Meridian Energy’s proposal for a wind farm at White Hill near Mossburn in Southland.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0409/S00224.htm


30: Peter Jackson's Video Diary @ www.Kongisking.net

KongisKing.Net - produced by the team from Scoop content partner Theonering.net - have achieved the movie fansite publicity coup worthy of the new century.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00194.htm

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