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The Weekend’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

6: The Responsibility Of International Community

The past experience and current political realities in Sri Lanka dictate that Sinhala Government is not even prepared to bring peace in place an interim administration ( ISGA ) that will facilitate normal life, development and meet urgent humanitarian ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00040.htm


9: 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


11: Emission units for geothermal power project

A planned project to generate more electricity from the Rotokawa geothermal field near Taupo has been awarded a share of emission units or carbon credits by the Government. The project has received the second largest award in the first tender round of the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0412/S00095.htm


12: Cobb Sues Blackwell in Federal Court Over Recount

Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb today filed counterclaims in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio against Republican Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell, asserting that Blackwell is stalling the Ohio recount ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00045.htm


13: 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


14: Cobb Campaign Welcomes Kerry Recount Intervention

Today, attorneys representing the Kerry-Edwards campaign filed papers in Delaware County, Ohio to intervene in legal proceedings in defense of Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb, Libertarian Michael Badnarik and their legal counsel, the National ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00025.htm


15: Federal Court Strikes Order Stopping Ohio Recount

A federal judge today declined to extend a temporary restraining order against Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb, Libertarian Michael Badnarik and their legal counsel, the National Voting Rights Institute, which had been preventing them from ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00043.htm


16: 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


17: 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


18: Advancing Prosperity & Security in the Asia-Pac.

Lauren Moriarty, U.S. Senior Official for APEC Remarks to Asia Society's "APEC Breakfast Briefing" New York, New York December 1, 2004

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00044.htm


19: James Petras: Covering Up US War Crimes In Iraq

I am reading William Shirer's Berlin Diary , a journalist's account of Nazi political propaganda during the 1930s, as I watch the US “news” reports of the violent assault on Fallujah.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00024.htm


20: Meeting Aligns Industry and Education Provider

Waiariki Institute of Technology's skill, course structure and approach to education in wood processing and forestry were highly praised during a visit to the institute's Waipa campus and wood-processing mill by the Forest Industries Council CEO Stephen ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0406/S00051.htm


21: Turning Waste Wood Into Profit

Tokoroa Company Central Wood Recyclers (CWR) has developed a waste wood recovery business that reduces the impact of commercial forestry on the environment and provides an alternative fuel for industrial use.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0405/S00238.htm


22: Carter Holt Harvey completes Tissue sale

On 12 May 2004 Carter Holt Harvey (CHH) advised the market that the agreement to sell its Tissue business and 50 per cent interest in Sancella to Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA) had become unconditional.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0405/S00229.htm


23: Trust Regears For Future

The Crown Forestry Rental Trust (CFRT) is transforming itself into a streamlined organisation focused on achieving results quickly and efficiently. A number of positions are in the process of being advertised and an announcement regarding the appointment ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0405/S00227.htm


24: Ipods And Brat Dolls Top Christmas Wish List

Brat dolls, iPods, mobile phones, and PlayStation and Xbox consoles are among the most requested presents this Christmas, according to the hundreds of emails flooding in to Santa.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0412/S00065.htm


25: World Buddhist Summit And Message For Peace

The second World Buddhist Summit, attended by more than 150 delegates from 28 countries including government representatives from none countries - India, China, bhutan, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and Egypt at Lumbini with the hope of spreading peace ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00043.htm


26: Hundreds Mark Two Years In Prison For Zaoui

Around 300 people today gathered at a public rally outside the Auckland Central Remand Prison (ACRP) to protest against New Zealand having detained Ahmed Zaoui for two years without charge or trial.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00045.htm


27: Vets Call for an End to a War That Can't be Won

Iraq Veterans Call for an End to a War They Say Can't be Won - Interview With Former Marine Cpl. Michael Hoffman, Co-Founder Of Iraq Veterans Against The War, Conducted By Scott Harris

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00042.htm


28: William Rivers Pitt: The Ethic of Total Opposition

I was sitting at the bar the other day with Hannah, talking politics over a mug. I commented that morale among those in the progressive movement had cratered since the Presidential election, that the energy and hopefulness which had marked the long ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00044.htm


30: Nukes, Neo-Cons, and the Bush Who Cried Wolf (2)

What are Iran's nuclear aims? Do the oil-rich Ayatollahs simply want to use atomic energy to generate electricity, as they insist? Or do they seek to join Pakistan, India, and Israel as a regional nuclear power?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00041.htm

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