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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 17 November 2007

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

1: The American People are Beginning To Get It

Ernest Partridge

Despite compelling statistical, circumstantial, anecdotal and eyewitness evidence that two presidential and numerous congressional elections have been stolen, this evidence has been discounted, ignored and ridiculed by the mainstream media and, ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00251.htm

2: Ask Mary Xmas: An Advice Column For The Season

Julie Webb-Pullman

Stressing over what to buy, make or send your loved ones this Christmas? Who to invite for Christmas Dinner? Where to go for your holidays? Relax!! Ask Mary Xmas in our new weekly column!! Send email to MaryXmas@scoop.co.nz
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00274.htm

3: Ellis stunt shameful and worthy of prosecution

Green Party

TV Personality Marc Ellis should be prosecuted by the Department of Conservation for his foolish publicity stunt on Rangitoto Island, the Green Party says.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00329.htm

4: Litigators Will continue to Pursue Bush & Cheney

Dean Lawrence R. Velvel

CCR's Ratner Says His Litigators Will Pursue Bush & Cheney Even After They Leave Office
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00247.htm

5: Feedback: The Mintshot Urewera Double Standard

Scoop Feedback

Last night the 20/20 programme did an inside story on Marc Ellis and his mates creating an explosion in the crater of Rangitoto for what they said was a publicity or marketing stunt. Today there is little if any response to that. A group of white men spend ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00270.htm

6: TVNZ Wins Right To Broadcast Confession

Television New Zealand

In an historic decision, TVNZ today won the right to broadcast footage of a confession to police by Noel Clement Rogers; footage that jurors were prevented from seeing during Rogers' trial for the murder of Katherine Sheffield.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00284.htm

7: Civil Rights and Suppression of Terrorism

Bryan Innes

Sustainability, Democracy, Civil Rights and the Suppression of Terrorism. or Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00296.htm

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9: Governments must reject Biofuels False Solutions

Global Forest Coalition

In reaction to today’s launch of the synthesis report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in Spain, the Global Forest Coalition, a worldwide coalition of NGOs and Indigenous Peoples’ Organisations, called upon governments to reject ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0711/S00687.htm

10: Global Peace And Justice Auckland Newsletter

Global Peace And Justice Auckland

FEATURE Sludge Report: Rule Of Law Demands An Inquiry Into "Operation 8" [http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/print.html?path=HL0711/S00244.htm]
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00276.htm

11: Powerful Cyclone Lashes Bangladeshi Coast

VOA News

A powerful cyclone that slammed into Bangladesh's southern coast Thursday is slowly making its way across the country, after leveling thousands of houses and forcing more than 600,000 people to evacuate.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0711/S00684.htm

12: NZ Govt Must Ensure War Criminals Face Trial

Indonesian Human Rights Committee

Balibo journalists’ deaths: New Zealand Government must ensure war criminals face trial in the wake of Sydney inquest finding.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00286.htm

13: Companies Pull Advertising from Californication

Family First Lobby.

Two more companies have responded to the concerns of Family First NZ and other concerned family groups and parents by withdrawing any future advertising from TV3’s offensive and pornographic Californication series.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00297.htm

14: Calm After The Storm In Ruatoki

Spike Mountjoy And Joseph Barratt

Calm After The Storm In Ruatoki Pictures By Joseph Barratt Story By Joseph Barratt And Spike Mountjoy
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00271.htm

15: Impeachment “Under Active Consideration" - Conyers

Rosalea Barker

Following a discussion on “War and the Fourth Estate”, held in the Ways and Means Committee hearing room on Wednesday night, Rep. John Conyers—Chair of the Judiciary Committee—said that the impeachment resolution against Vice President Cheney is ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00262.htm

16: All systems go for Indigo

Powerhouse Ventures Ltd

Christchurch based, angel investment group Powerhouse Ventures Limited is pleased to announce a deal to co-invest alongside the New Zealand Venture Investment Funds Seed Co-Investment Fund into exciting meshed network innovators Indigo Systems.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0711/S00343.htm

17: From the uttermost ends of the earth

Ethan Tucker

Every November in a small corner of the French Republic, there is a party in New Zealand’s honour. Once a year the people of Le Quesnoy celebrate the anniversary of the day in November 1918, a week before the Armistice that ended the First World ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00266.htm

18: Spring Clean With Smartbox This Season!

Impact PR

It might be the season to spring clean – but for many of us the idea of sending our treasured possessions out with the next load of rubbish is far from ideal! Luckily innovative storage company Smartbox offers the perfect compromise for all that clutter, ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0711/S00345.htm

19: The Priority for Tax Reforms: A Flatter Tax Scale

New Zealand Business Roundtable

Tax cuts are in the news again. The government has signalled that it will move to cut personal tax in the 2008 budget, and the National Party also favours tax reductions.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0711/S00327.htm

20: Playground Closed After Clothes Damaged

Waitakere City

The children's playground at Harold Moody Reserve in Glen Eden has been closed until further notice, following mysterious damage to a young child's clothing after the child had crawled around rubber matting under play equipment.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0711/S00161.htm

21: Labour Votes Treaty out, Again

The Maori Party

“What part of the Treaty commitment don’t they get?” asked Te Ururoa Flavell, reflecting on Labour’s latest actions in voting down the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi in the Education (Tertiary Reforms) Amendment Bill.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00331.htm

22: Heads Should Roll Over Baby’s Death

Sensible Sentencing Trust

A Justice Watchdog is calling for heads to roll after it was revealed a man found guilty of the murder of a Tauranga baby was already facing a murder charge but was released on Bail.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00294.htm

23: Emma Still Missing, Silver Vehicle Sought

New Zealand Police

Emma Agnew, a 20 year old profoundly deaf woman, is still missing in Christchurch since leaving a friend's house last Thursday morning.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0711/S00159.htm

24: Trabzon Cops Charged With Abuse Of Authority

Reporters Sans Frontieres

Two police officers in the north eastern city of Trabzon have been charged in connection with their failure to report what they knew about plans to kill Hrant Dink, the Turkish-Armenian editor of the weekly "Agos", prior to his murder in Istanbul in January 2007, the ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0711/S00654.htm

25: Palestinian President Calls For Hamas Overthrow

VOA News

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for the overthrow of Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules the Gaza Strip. The call was made during a crackdown by Hamas against journalists and members of the rival Fatah faction in Gaza.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0711/S00645.htm

26: Amendment targets counterfeit and pirated goods

New Zealand Government

The growing trade in illegal counterfeit goods will be stemmed under Government proposals to increase Customs’ powers at the border.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00335.htm

27: 95bFM Audio: Terror Files", The Hikoi And Setchell

Scoop Audio

95bFM Audio: Kevin List talks to 95bFM's Paul Deady about The Dominion Post's publication of the Terror Files", the Hikoi from Ruatoki, and the Madeleine Setchell affair
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00272.htm

28: Big business turns to long-time UK climate sceptic

Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland 15 November 2007 – Greenpeace visibly demonstrated today that the New Zealand Business Roundtable, Greenhouse Policy Coalition and other business groups have their heads in the sand over climate change. (1). The organisation hung a banner ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00278.htm

29: Investigation into IPANZ Recruitment

IPANZ

The President of the Institute of Public Administration New Zealand (IPANZ), Ross Tanner, commented today on the issues raised by the reports from the State Services Commissioner and Mr Don Hunn into matters arising from the Public Service recruitment ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00293.htm

30: Te Kairanga Wines Joins Unlisted

Unlisted

Unlisted Manager Bruce Cossill today announced that Te Kairanga Wines Limited will become the 24th issuer and 27th security currently quoted on Unlisted.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0711/S00346.htm

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