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

1: 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


2: Complete US Exit Poll Data Confirms Net Suspicions

Scoop.co.nz is delighted to be able today to publish a full set of 4pm exit poll data for the first time on the Internet since the US election. The data emerged this evening NZT in a post on the Democratic Underground website under the forum name ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00227.htm


3: Postal 2: Share the Pain banning

The Classification Office has banned the PC game Postal 2: Share the Pain in a decision announced by the Chief Censor, Bill Hastings. It has been banned because the Office determined that its availability was “likely to be injurious to the public good.” ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00245.htm


4: Cobb Expands Recount To Nevada, New Mexico

David Cobb, the 2004 Green Party presidential candidate, today filed official requests for a recount of the presidential ballots cast in New Mexico and Nevada.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00330.htm


5: Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 30 November

1. Algerian Suspected Terrorist—Human Rights Obligations 2. Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology—Conflicts of Interest 3. New Zealand Superannuation Fund—Reports 4. Supreme Court—Appointment of Judges 5. Industry Partnerships—Number Established ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0412/S00001.htm


6: Prabhakaran Calls For Understanding of Tamil Issue

The annual Great Heroes' Day oration on Saturday, Prabhakaran said: " We urge the government to resume the peace negotiations without conditions, based on our proposal for an Interim Self Governing Authority. If the Government of Sri Lanka ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00014.htm


7: America and Japan: A Common Vision

Mitchell B. Reiss, Director, Policy Planning Staff Remarks to the Japan Institute of International Affairs Tokyo, Japan November 30, 2004

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00013.htm


8: State Dept. Daily Press Briefing for November 29

UKRAINE - Possibility of a New Election - Supreme Court and Rada's Stance on the Elections - Threats to Territorial Integrity/Separatist Initiatives - President Putin's Congratulations for Yanukovich/Russia's Position - OSCE/EU Involvement in a Solution

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00329.htm


9: How The Grinch Stole The White House... Again

Despite mainstream media attempts to kill or ridicule away the story, Talk Radio and the Internet are abuzz with considerable evidence that John Kerry was elected president on November 2.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00372.htm


10: 47 State Exit Poll Analysis Confirms Swing Anomaly

" In the 12 critical states (CO,FL,MI,MN,NE,NV,NH,NM,OH,PA,WI,IA) the average discrepancy was a 2.5% red shift (= total movement of 5.0%), nearly twice that in the safe states. " - Jonathan Simon

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00142.htm


11: Scoop Link: Rumsfeld Sued for Alleged War Crimes

Alleging responsibility for war crimes and torture at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison, a human rights group has filed a criminal complaint in Germany against US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other top US officials.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00012.htm


12: MP Tim Barnett’s attack on Opponent of CU Bill

THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE CIVIL UNION BILL & RELATIONSHIPS BILL http://www.civil-unions.org contact@civil-unions.org

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0412/S00005.htm


13: Questions for Oral Answer - Wednesday, 1 December

Questions to Ministers 1. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Associate Minister of Education (Tertiary Education): Does he have confidence in the ethical judgments and management action taken by Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology Chief Executive, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0412/S00033.htm


14: US Lawyers Sue Rumsfeld In Karlsruhe Germany

A renowned US human right organization submits charge on today's Tuesday in Karlsruhe against US Secretaries of Defense Rumsfeld and nine further US-official. She accuses war crimes and offences against international law in Iraq to them.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00013.htm


15: Locke to fly banned flag in front of Parliament

Green MP Keith Locke will join supporters of self-determination for West Papua in flying the banned Morning Star flag in front of Parliament at 1pm today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0412/S00030.htm


16: Report on flawed Civil Union Bill

The Report on the Civil Union Bill by the Justice and Electoral Committee, chaired by the practising homosexual Mr Tim Barnett, that has just been reported back to parliament, claims that no real “evidence” was provided by opponents of the bill ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0412/S00003.htm


17: Public Address 01/12/04 - All The Fun ...

The fallout from yesterday's ''civil unions on a knife-edge'' story in the Herald has been interesting. At least two of the apparent flip-floppers - Don Brash and Tariana Turia - went on the radio to confirm their changes of mind, but reports of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00014.htm


18: Fintan Dunne: Fallujah's 9/11 - US Used WMDs

November 9th, 2004 was Fallujah's 9/11 Tuesday. It marked the peak of three days of indiscriminate bombing of Fallujah by US forces.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00002.htm


19: Kerry Supports Ohio Vote Investigation - Jackson

John Kerry supports a ''full investigation'' into voting irregularities in Ohio, Rev. Jesse Jackson said Saturday, during a teleconference with media regarding a recount and legal challenge of the Nov. 2 vote.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00393.htm


20: Full Coverage: Civil Unions Bill Back In Parlt.

Brash Changes Mind – Will Vote Against Civil Unions - National Party Leader Don Brash says he supports a public mandate by way of referendum on moral issues as important as the Civil Union Bill, which is likely to be rammed through Parliament under urgency ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00015.htm


21: 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


22: Scoop Link: Daily Mirror - Fallujah Napalmed

US troops are secretly using outlawed napalm gas to wipe out remaining insurgents in and around Fallujah.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00003.htm


23: 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


24: Nigeria Loses $7billion Yearly To Oil Theft

AT a price regime of between 45 and 50 US dollars,Nigeria is suspected to be losing seven billion dollars, about 900billion naira in the local currency yearly,to oil theft.This theft is widely known in the country, as illegal oil bunkering.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00324.htm


25: 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


26: Chuckman Cartoons: America's Jesus

Two cartoons by John Chuckman…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00001.htm


27: Promoting America's Trade Interests Abroad

Shaun Donnelly, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs Prepared remarks for Michigan and the World Conference Kellogg Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan November 19, 2004

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00010.htm


28: Clamour For Political Reforms Grow In Nigeria

NIGERIA is still awash with agitation for a broad-based political reforms before the uncertain 2007 presidential elections in the country.Already, most of the dominant ethnic groups are resorting to spiritual powers to push their political agenda.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00325.htm


29: Top report card for Prime Minister

Prime Minister Helen Clark is top of the class but some colleagues take the dunce prize in a performance report on our MPs, just published by leading political newsletter Trans Tasman.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0412/S00010.htm


30: Myanmar: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Should Be Freed

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today urged the authorities in Myanmar to seize the momentum created by recent announcements that some 9,000 prisoners will be released to also free Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and others jailed for expressing their ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00011.htm

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