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Top 30 Items On Scoop For Monday

Date: 05/Dec/2005

1: MalcontentX: The PlameGate Affair is A Smokescreen

Take the case of "outed" CIA agent Valerie Plame-Wilson, and the "crime" for which some senior members of the Bush Administration may be facing jail time. Of all the thoughtful observers I routinely scan across the internet, I have found only two ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0512/S00022.htm


2: Veil of Secrecy lifted on Somali Community

In a national first, one of New Zealand’s newest and most misunderstood communities is the focus of a social photography project due to open at the Waikato Museum on December 3.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0511/S00213.htm


3: Jason Leopold: Rove Running Out of Answers, Time

The attorney representing Karl Rove in the federal investigation into the leak of covert CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson has made a desperate attempt to ensure President Bush's deputy chief of staff does not become the subject of a criminal indictment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0512/S00028.htm


4: Mapping The Real Deal: Fed's Cancellation of M3

I have been asked by several network members to comment on the cancellation by the Federal Reserve of the publication of its broadest series of aggregate monetary statistics, known as "M3."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0511/S00365.htm


5: Minister notes change in story by his accuser

Cabinet Minister David Benson-Pope says he welcomes the release today of police files into historic allegations against him.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0512/S00054.htm


6: Troop Movements on Eritrean-Ethiopian Border

Troop movements have been noticed on both sides of the Eritrean-Ethiopian border, where the two countries fought a war from 1998 to 2000, and where restrictions on United Nations peacekeeping patrols continue, with many being prevented from going ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0512/S00065.htm


7: Scoop Link: No Clemency For Nguyen Tuong Van

Sydney Morning Herald Reports that Nguyen Tuong Van could only hold his mother's hand in his final hours. They were not allowed to hug or kiss. Nguyen's mother, Kim, and his twin brother, Khoa, were granted special permission to touch him as they ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0512/S00019.htm


8: Suzan Mazur: Sotheby's & The Signed Euphronios

Proceedings resume December 5 in the trial of the dean of ancient art dealers -- Bob Hecht -- and former Getty museum antiquities curator Marion True. Will Sotheby's be called to answer questions about some of the items listed by Italian prosecutors ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0512/S00017.htm


9: Cruel and senseless killing of Van Tuong Nguyen

“Today is an extremely sad day for his family, who are now victims of this horrendous punishment,” said Tim Goodwin, Amnesty International’s Anti-Death Penalty Coordinator.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0512/S00050.htm


10: UN urges commitment to integrate disabled persons

Secretary-General Kofi Annan and other United Nations officials today marked the International Day of Disabled Persons - who constitute the world's largest minority group - with a call for a continuing commitment to secure their equal rights and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0512/S00073.htm


11: ACT's The Letter - 5 December 2005

Parliament meets after a one week recess for the final session of the year. Helen Clark and Winston Peters make a rare visit to New Zealand and may even answer some parliamentary questions about their unusual coalition. The economy continues to slow.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0512/S00055.htm


12: Parliament Must Stockpile an Tennis-Ball Vaccine

Over recent weeks the public has become more and more aware of a major risk. One that threatens the stability of our country. One that stikes unexpectedly and leaves the helpless victim - though he might not know it for months - as good as dead.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0512/S00021.htm


13: Minister says report vindicates his position

Cabinet Minister David Benson-Pope says the expected release tomorrow of police files into historic allegations made against him will vindicate his position.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0512/S00042.htm


14: Marc My Words - 3 December 2005

Moral indignation is rarely moral; it is mostly indignation of the self righteous variety, made up of a whole lot of "I told you so" strictures accompanied by unpalatable prescriptions of what we ought to do. We get a few of these every year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0512/S00024.htm


15: David Benson-Pope Police File – Key Documents

Today the Police released a CD full of information comprising the investigation file into allegations against David Benson-Pope. The following are several of the key documents from the file. Click on the headline below to view the document. All documents ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0512/S00034.htm


16: No Right Turn: Turkish PM Erdogan In Wellington

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan touches down in Auckland tomorrow on the first state visit of a Turkish PM to New Zealand. I've been wondering what to say about this since I saw the government's press release on the visit last month. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0512/S00030.htm


17: No Fraud Found in Wananga Audit

Rongo Wetere, Tumuaki of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, said the completion of the Auditor General's report into the Wānanga is an opportunity to bring an end to politically-driven attacks on New Zealand's largest tertiary institution.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0512/S00018.htm


18: Wananga Chiefs Daughter welcomes calls for inquiry

Responding to Bill English’s call for an inquiry into her programmes; Mahi Ora, Lifeworks and Kiwi Ora, Susan Cullen said today she’d welcome the chance to finally get the truth told.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0512/S00012.htm


19: Cow Bombs In Costa Rica: Only A Matter Of Time?

Returning to America after a recent trip to Costa Rica, I could practically smell the fear in the Phoenix airport. Welcome to the Terrified States of America, folks. Kindly remove almost every item of clothing and check all common sense at the gate.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0511/S00370.htm


20: Peachey apologises, not for being wrong

Steve Maharey says Allan Peachey's apology to Selwyn College does not go far enough. "All he has done is apologise for getting caught threatening the college, not for being wrong in doing so," Steve Maharey said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0512/S00051.htm


21: Address at State Luncheon for the PM of Turkey

Address at State Luncheon for the Prime Minister of Turkey His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdogan

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0512/S00056.htm


22: Huawei to Construct 1st 3G Network for EWNZ

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), one of the world's leading networking and telecommunications equipment suppliers, was recognized by New Zealand Econet Wireless New Zealand Limited ("EWNZ") as the latter's strategic partner ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0512/S00010.htm


23: Collins concerned by apparent privacy breach

National Party MP Judith Collins says she is concerned by the apparent breach of privacy surrounding the David Benson-Pope police report.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0512/S00050.htm


24: Kiwis Trapped in Vicious Cycle of Debt

Three quarters of New Zealanders are trapped in a vicious cycle of debt and underinsurance leaving their families exposed to the risks of financial hardship if a wage-earner dies or is too ill to work, according to an internet poll carried out on behalf of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0512/S00048.htm


25: Harmeet Sooden Was Working With ISM

Harmeet Sooden (32) a Canadian citizen who had been living in New Zealand, came to Palestine to join the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) in December 2004 and stayed until January 2005.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0512/S00007.htm


26: Nguyen Tuong Van Will Be Hanged on Dec. 2

1. This is to inform you that the death sentence passed on Nguyen Tuong Van will be carried out on 2 Dec 2005.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0511/S00364.htm


27: PM Address at New Zealand/Turkey Business Seminar

It is a pleasure to welcome the Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his distinguished delegation of Ministers, parliamentarians, officials, business leaders, and media representatives to this seminar on New Zealand/Turkey business ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0512/S00058.htm


28: Letters: Vigil For Harmeet Sooden 6pm Monday

I am a personal friend of Harmeet Sooden kidnapped on the 26th of November. I am gathering friends for a vigil for Harmeet and his companions (Monday) at Aotea Square at 6:00 pm, every one is invited regardless of religion or political views. I only ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0512/S00023.htm


29: AIDS virus outstrips Africa's containment effort

Despite a decline in some countries, the overall spread of HIV in Africa was greater this year than ever before, the head of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said today, calling for urgent and sustained action to help the continent ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0512/S00074.htm


30: Animal rights website closed down

A bacon company has taken legal action to close down an animal rights website that criticises their farming methods.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0512/S00039.htm

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