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

1: Bev Harris: Diebold End-Runs Around Certification

If certification isn't being done properly, the whole house of cards falls. Below are actual copies of internal Diebold memos which show that uncertified software is being used in elections, and that Diebold programmers intentionally end-run the ...

2: Return Of The King Trailer Is Here! brings you this exclusive first look at THE RETURN OF THE KING! This file was sent to us by person or persons unknown, it shows 1:35 minutes in GLORIOUS quicktime a TON of shots from ROTK. Sam and Frodo in Moria, Pippin and Merry, Gandalf ...

3: Powell Says New U.N. Resolution on Iraq Likely

The United States should have no second thoughts and no regrets about taking military action in Iraq, says Secretary of State Colin Powell, because based on Saddam Hussein's past actions, "the assumption had to be that he had a lot to hide" and ...

4: 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 ...

5: N. Carolina Eyewitness Reports Of Hurricane Isabel

It is raining sideways. The wind is gusting up to 50 mph. Most businesses and schools are closed today. All of this and we are in Raleigh, North Carolina about 200 miles west of the coast.

6: Israel Rejects Arafat’s Quartet Cease-fire Offer

Palestinian President Yasser Arafat declared a commitment to reaching a total cease-fire with Israel in a letter given to envoys of the peacemaking “Quartet”, but Israel rejected his offer, as the Palestinian Prime Minster-designate declared he intends ...

7: Paul Holmes Must Go

The clearly repeated, offensive, moronic and racist comments by Paul Holmes are a disgrace and bring great shame upon New Zealands international reputation.

8: Scoop Link: John Pilger "The Big Lie" - UK Mirror

EXACTLY one year ago, Tony Blair told Parliament: "Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction programme is active, detailed and growing. "The policy of containment is not working. The weapons of mass destruction programme is not shut down. It is ...

9: Sludge Report #154 – Bigger Than Watergate!

In This Edition: Bigger Than Watergate! - How To Rig An Election In The United States - Fantasy vs Reality - How We Discovered The Backdoor - Evidence Of Motive - Evidence Of Opportunity - Evidence Of Method - Evidence Of Prior Conduct - Consistent Unexplained ...

10: U.S. Excludes North Korea From Nuke Talks In NYC

Foreign ministers representing the five countries that took part in the nuclear talks with North Korea last month in Beijing, China will meet in New York Thursday to discuss follow-up measures to the six-way talks.

11: Desperately Seeking The ROTK Trailer? Click Here

Go to Google , type "ROTK Trailer" into the box and click the "I am feeling lucky" button.

12: U.S Russia Should Suspend Iran Nuclear Cooperation

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow said September 19 that Iran is "a critical test case" for the 1968 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) and hopes that Russia will suspend its cooperation with Tehran's nuclear ...

13: Bush Informs Nations Of The World "You're Next"

New York, NY --Referencing his Sept. 2001 dictum that nations of the world are either "with us or against us" in the war on terrorism, President Bush noted that the UN was "clearly not with us during Operation Iraqi Freedom."

14: Justice essential UN efforts in wartorn countries

Saying there were no easy answers to the contradictory pressures of justice and reconciliation in restoring stability to conflict-shattered countries, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called for more resources and greater effort as the world body seeks ...

15: Public Address 25/9/03 - Strange, Uncool And Weary

Clearly, Paul Holmes fancied himself - and his listeners - to be having a laugh yesterday when he launched into his bizarre tirade against that "cheeky darkie", Kofi Annan, on his Newstalk ZB show yesterday...

16: Israeli Air Force Pilots Refuse to Attack

Pilots in Reserves and Air Crew sent the following letter today to Air Force Commander, Dan Halutz: "We are opposed to carrying out attack orders that are illegal and immoral of the type the State of Israel has been conducting in the territories."

17: Voting With Our Money For Reverse Globalization

Transcript of Speech at the WBAI 99.5 Pacifica Radio Public Forum Reframing 911: Alternatives to Endless War Given on 9/13/03 at the Riverside Church in New York City

18: Diebold Confirms U.S. Vote Count Vulnerabilities

Scoop has obtained internal mail messages from Diebold Election Systems which clearly and explicitly confirm security problems in the GEMS vote counting software that were highlighted in reports published on and widely elsewhere in July.

19: Chuckman Cartoon: Mad Man or Moron

Mad Man or Moron… Cartoon by John Chuckman

20: Primacy of UN dominates second day of debate

The primacy of the United Nations, Security Council reform, terrorism, poverty and development continued to dominate the General Assembly on the second day of its annual high-level meeting as Heads of State and Government mounted the rostrum to address ...

21: Immigration Dip Confirms Consultants' Warnings

Rapidly falling immigrant numbers pose a significant threat to New Zealand's economy and point to the perils of reactive and draconian policy change, according to the New Zealand Association for Migration & Investment. Statistics New Zealand this ...

22: Dunne: UN report a wake-up call on drugs

A United Nations report showing amphetamine-type drug use in New Zealand is among the highest in the world should serve as a wake-up call to the Government on the need for a comprehensive drug strategy, United Future leader Peter Dunne said today.

23: NZ Airforce images from Gulf of Oman

Sergeant Phil Wraight an Orion Flight Engineer, on the flight deck of an Orion during a patrol of the Gulf of Oman. The aircraft's air-conditioning package is meeting the needs of the equipment and crew with outside temperatures of over 40 degrees ...

24: UQ Wire: Situation Excellent, I Am Attacking

There is not enough grammar in the entirety of the English language to describe the incredible international humiliation that has befallen the United States of America.

25: Bald-Faced Lies About Black Box Voting Machines

Diebold voting machines are used in 37 states. The entire state of Ohio is considering dumping its old system to buy Diebold. Georgia already did. The Diebold files, supposedly secret voting machine files left on an unprotected web site for nearly six years ...

26: Government Falling Apart At The Seams

New Zealand First is not surprised that Friday’s hui in Auckland has been cancelled.

27: Global Sex Survey - Kiwi Women Fake Orgasms

We're doing it often in our country, but our women are faking it.

28: Gerhard Schröder Address To United Nations

Address by Federal Chancellor Gerhard Schröder at the Fifty-eighth Session of the United Nations General Assembly

29: ITS WAR: New Zealand goes to the combat zone

'New Zealand will become part of the army of occupation in Iraq with the deployment of troops set to leave on Friday' said Peace Action Wellington member Valerie Morse

30: Bush, Chirac Pledge to Try to Work Together

President Bush and President Jacques Chirac of France discussed "the differences they have" on Iraq in a meeting at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations September 23, a senior Bush administration official told reporters following the meeting.

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