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1: Oracle Delivers A First In J2EE With New Java Tool

Oracle Corp., the world's largest enterprise software company, today announced that it will complete delivery of its Oracle9i generation of technology with Oracle9i Jdeveloper: a major Java tool innovation that offers application developers unprecedented ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00018.htm


2: Bin Laden Met with the CIA in July and Walked Away

FTW, November 2, 2001 – 1200 PST -- On October 31, the French daily Le Figaro dropped a bombshell. While in a Dubai hospital receiving treatment for a chronic kidney infection last July, Osama bin Laden met with a top CIA official - presumably the Chief of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00077.htm


3: David Miller: Not A War For Imperialism

This is not a war of imperialism, it is a war against terrorism and it will be fought regardless of the number of stickers stuck on traffic lights in Christchurch.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00080.htm


4: Scoop Link: BBC On GW Bush - Bin Laden Connection

The following is the first part of a transcript of a BBC Newsnight programme broadcast on November 6th concerning problems the FBI has been having with investigating certain Saudi citizens and their connections in their efforts to combat terror in the US. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00073.htm


5: Inside The Media: US News Memo On Civilian Deaths

EDITORS NOTE: Ever wondered how and why the levers of press censorship in your local newspaper operate? The following memo from a Florida newspaper news editor, circulating widely on the Internet, sheds some light on the issue. Scoop would be delighted to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00076.htm


6: Plane Comes Down In Queens

An American Airlines plane enroute to the Dominican Republic has crashed into the New York suburb of Queens just after take-off from Kennedy Airport.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00079.htm


7: BBC Transcript Of Osama Bin Laden Statement

Transcript Of Message From Shaykh Usaamah Ibn Laadin (Osama bin Laden) broadcast November 3rd by Al-Jazeera satellite television channel

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00049.htm


8: Entrepreneurial Biotech Company Wows Audience

A2 Corporation received strong international interest in the commercialisation of A2 milk, as a result of the IDF World Dairy Summit held in Auckland last week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00015.htm


9: Howard's End: Is Nutrition The Missing Link?

Putting aside the rights or wrongs of genetic modification for a moment, is the food that we're already eating as nutritious as it could be, and is nutrition the missing link for the explosion of modern degenerative diseases? Is your food killing ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00081.htm


10: 10th Mountain Division Soldiers - Uzbekistan

DoD News Briefing Soldiers Of The 10th Mountain Division - Uzbekistan Friday, November 2, 2001 - 10:00 a.m. EST

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00076.htm


11: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 13 November

Today's questions of the day concerned: SAS Troop Deployment x 3 – NZ Post Board Minutes – Volunteer Workers – SAS Deployment – Humanitarian Aid To Afghanistan – Tariana Turia – Reading Report – Tariana Turia – TV Standards – Susan Bathgate’s ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00082.htm


12: Scoop Images: "CNN - Half The News, All The Time"

Saturday, Nov. 10 - 100 people came out for a CNN protest march and rally. Three were arrested and remain in jail.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00074.htm


13: The GW Bush - Osama Bin Laden Connection

EDITORS NOTE: The following is a transcript of a link submitted to Scoop by a Scoop reader. Clearly questions are raised in this material about the nature of the relationship between the Bush family and the family of Osama Bin Laden.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00108.htm


14: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 13 November

1. GRANT GILLON to the Prime Minister: What reports has she received about the Government's offer of SAS troops to the international military action against terrorism?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00240.htm


15: Dear PM: Eliminating Terrorists & their Associates

I attach information sufficient to identify a woman whom I think you wish to kill. Or perhaps you wish to kill only her sons or some of her associates. She clearly identifies herself as a harbourer of some people who qualify as terrorists in terms ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00070.htm


16: Research Shows Women Choose Vanity Over Health

Research released today indicates 34 percent of New Zealand women aged 18 to 39 years of age forgo breakfast to spend more time in the shower, putting on make-up and deciding what to wear in the mornings.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0111/S00019.htm


17: Mallard Says: Lets All Give Up

Education Minister Trevor Mallard has decided to do absolutely nothing in response to the ground-breaking `Let's All Read' Select Committee Inquiry, ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00239.htm


18: Guest Opinion: Who Is Salman Rushdie?

A few weeks ago, infamous author Salman Rushdie published an article, which was carried by various media, in which he attempted to explain his personal theory of Islamism and its relevance to the events of the past two months. Perhaps feeling vindicated ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00071.htm


19: Kyoto Protocol - At What Cost?

The New Zealand Government has embarked on a consultation process that will inform Cabinet decisions leading to ratification of the Kyoto Protocol next year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00064.htm


20: Jesus Christ Tells FOXNews He Wants To Hug World

One of the most extraordinary documentaries this Scoop has ever seen was broadcast on TV2 last night. The documentary "Signs Of God - Science Tests Faith", from Fox News was broadcast live on October 13 in Los Angeles (yesterday NZT).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9910/S00078.htm


21: New Zealander Elected To International Body

A New Zealand Court of Appeal Judge has been re-elected to an international body that aims to protect victims of armed conflict.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00238.htm


22: Campaign Too Important For Silly Political Games

United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says the international campaign against terrorism is too important to become side-tracked by silly political games.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00237.htm


23: US Plane Crash

Acting Prime Minister Jim Anderton has contacted the United States Embassy to express condolences following the crash this morning of an American Airlines jet in New York.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00232.htm


24: My Personal Interest

ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata today denounced Trevor Mallard's response to the ground-breaking `Let's All Read' Select Committee Inquiry.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00244.htm


25: Correctives: Australia Re-Elects A Demonic Dwarf!!

"The Corrective Party was horrified to see that Australia chose to disregard divine sanctions against dwarves in politics. Their economy is paying the price for their defiance of heavenly- sanctioned sizism." Sister Palpitatia BD said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00079.htm


26: Six Questions Posed To Professor Noam Chomsky

(1) There has been an immense movement of troops and extreme use of military rhetoric, up to comments about terminating governments, etc. Yet, to many people there appears to be considerable restraint...what happened?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00014.htm


27: Links: Le Figaro Reports CIA, bin Laden Contacts

The Front-Page lead story in French Newspaper Le Figaro on Wednesday, October 31, 2001 is that Osama bin Laden was in an American Hospital in Dubai, in July, and had contacts with the CIA. The story, also featured on Radio France Internationale and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00018.htm


28: Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington - 12 Nov

Helen Clark's first action to protect her Associate Corrections Minister was to tell staff in the Police and Corrections departments that if they spoke to the media, it would not be a career-enhancing move. So they are talking to the Letter.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00222.htm


29: Katya Rivas: The Enemy Has Taken Many Souls Away

The wandering souls are the ones that Satan seeks the most and leads to perdition, with the suspicion that God has abandoned them and, consequently, everything is permitted.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00030.htm


30: Sprott Calls For MoH Official To Be Sacked

Dr Jim Sprott has called today for Dr Pat Tuohy, the Ministry of Health's Chief Advisor on Child Health, to be sacked.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00081.htm

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