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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Americas Cup - Leading Prada Team Rigs Up New Boat

Italy's Prada team will pull out its second yacht Luna Rossa ITA 48 to race the round robin 3 challenger match races on Auckland's Hauraki Gulf. Prada notched up a formidable lead in both previous round robins in the Americas Cup Louis Vuitton challenger series ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00119.htm


2: Rankin Column: Whither the Greens?

Following the election results on the Internet, I willed the Green vote over the 5% mark. It was like watching the "runs per over required" statistic in a one-day cricket match. To no avail. As Labour's percentage kept rising and New ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9912/S00009.htm


3: Column: WTO Protests - Beware Bullshit Alert

The WTO meeting in Geneva is NOT being attended by all the nations of the World - including China - for the sole purpose of attacking US Labour conditions. Kofi Annan is not in Seattle to try to hand over the world to a global conspiracy. Scoop’s Alastair ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9912/S00002.htm


4: Americas Cup - Prada Leads Table As RR2 Ends

Round Robin two of the Louis Vuitton Cup Challenger Selection Series ended after three previously cancelled matches were re-sailed from Race 6 of 14 November. Team Prada's yacht Luna Rossa completed the Round Robin yesterday with a total of 46 points, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00101.htm


5: Perigo: Libertarian 'Perspective' On WTO Protests

The following is an article written by Lindsay Perigo, Leader of the Libertarianz Party, for the Politically Incorrect Show on Radio Pacific.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9912/S00012.htm


6: Kerry Packer Is Planning To Watch You!

A huge computer database containing the personal and financial details of almost every Australian is being constructed for Kerry Packer's PBL company and will be operational by Christmas. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9912/S00010.htm


7: Rolling News Coverage Of WTO-Protests Live

INDEPENDENT MEDIA CENTER NOW PROVIDING ROLLING NEWS COVERAGE OF WTO-PROTESTS LIVE FROM THE STREETS OF SEATTLE

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9912/S00010.htm


8: Elite Models Gives Away Free On Line Calender

PR Newswire is giving the media a taste of the future in its millennium gift, an interactive computer desktop calendar from Elite Models Inc. The calendar, which can be downloaded for free from http://www.elitecalendar.com rnewswire, enables journalists ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9912/S00020.htm


9: Scoop Images: A Hobbit Summer House?

Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house …enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00099.htm


10: Democracy In Kuwait Not For Women

Remember the 1990 Gulf War? It was fought because Iraq invaded Kuwait and the West wanted a return to democracy. Yesterday, the Kuwaiti parliament killed democracy and again denied women the right to vote. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9912/S00011.htm


11: Who Has Copyright To The Election Results?

The strange tale of the election night graphic. Scoop replies and says it is not, "vicious", as has been alleged today elsewhere in the media.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00218.htm


12: Alliance ‘state bank’ could backfire says Greens

The Green Party is urging the Labour-led government to initiate greater co-operation between existing New Zealand owned financial institutions rather than adopt the Alliance’s proposal for a new state bank.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9912/S00008.htm


13: Pull Up! Pull Up! We’re going to crash!

The Green Party says the incoming Labour-led government should back off National’s zealous pursuit of trade liberalisation and instead embrace fair trade policies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9912/S00003.htm


14: Americas Cup: Three Great Matches End RR2

Round Robin Two of the Louis Vuitton Cup finished with a flourish on Saturday. Three matches, rescheduled from Race Six, were sailed today. The matches were outstanding - all at one point featured good close match racing by teams fighting for precious ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00102.htm


15: Forest and Bird sounds caution on possum fur idea

The Forest and Bird Protection Society is not enthusiastic about proposals floated by Alliance leader Jim Anderton to provide government assistance to the possum fur industry.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9912/S00002.htm


16: Scoop Election Results - Electorates Table

Who is winning where, who is second and what they are on....updated every 5 minutes....

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9911/S00177.htm


17: Election 1999: Hemp for Victory, say legalisers

"The key to any centre-left spending spree is a new green industry", said Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party analysts today, on the eve of the Millennium Election.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00178.htm


18: On Line Sex Comes To New Zealand

Just when you thought the full-page glossy ad for a Wellington strip bar in the Yellow Pages took the cake, the seedy side of the internet has now infiltrated godzone.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00211.htm


19: WTO Corporates Pay $250,000 For Dinners

While upwards of 50,000 protesters are on the streets of Seattle demonstrating against the World Trade Organisation, the corporates are paying up to US$250,000 each to attend ceremonies and ministerial dinners. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9912/S00001.htm


20: National Radio Midday Bulletin

Seattle - Clinton - Alliance - Coalition - Train - Refugees - Murder - Christs - ANZAC - AIDS - Cat

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9912/S00014.htm


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