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1: 2 US Soldiers Killed, Occupation Bombards Tikrit

2 US Soldiers Killed, Occupation Bombards Tikrit in A Show of Force after Shooting Down of A Chopper

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00083.htm


2: Day of Israeli Aggression Leaves 6 Dead

Israeli occupation troops killed five Palestinians, including two youths and injured several others during a massive aggression against Jenin and a nearby area in the West Bank. Occupation forces arrested Amjad al Obeidi a leader of Islamic Jihad in ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00084.htm


3: Freedom And Security - Speech By Al Gore Nov. 9th

Thank you, Lisa, for that warm and generous introduction. Thank you Zack, and thank you all for coming here today I want to thank the American Constitution Society for co-sponsoring today’s event, and for their hard work and dedication in defending ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00068.htm


4: Scoop Links: CIA Perjury & Israeli 911 Spy Rings

Two recent links to articles in the mainstream media shedding light on the recesses of the usually opaque US and Israeli intelligence communities and their actions and omissions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00017.htm


5: Arafat: Israel Used Depleted Uranium In Palestine

RAMALLAH - Palestinian President Yasser Arafat asserted that Israel used depleted uranium against the Palestinian people, which was evidently verified by American and European assertions as well as the cancer rate among Palestinians has risen similar ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00081.htm


6: Questions for Oral Answer - Tuesday, 11 November

1. CLAYTON COSGROVE to the Minister of Finance: Has the Government received any reports into its economic credibility?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00219.htm


7: Another win for New Zealand

New Zealand's arguments against American safeguards on steel imports have been upheld again, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton confirmed today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00213.htm


8: Senator Robert Byrd: The GOP Energy Bill

Through its short-sighted actions, this Bush Administration perpetuates an infinite mirage and a boundless facade. This Administration hopes to fool the American people into swallowing its wrong-headed policies with no questions asked.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00070.htm


9: Why Did She Wait On The Judges?

If only Attorney General Margaret Wilson had promised to elevate the senior Court of Appeal judges to the new Supreme Court, when she first introduced the Bill giving herself power to appoint them all, much damage to our courts' prestige could have ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00212.htm


10: Sludge Report #160: The Price Of Oil

What's It Got To Do With The Price Of Oil? – MED Provides Quality Advice, Yeah Right! - Let Me Count The Ways This MED Forecast Is Moronic - An Extremely Simple Calculation - There Is 30-40 Years Worth Of Oil Left - What Does This Mean About The Price Of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00080.htm


11: Public Address 11/11/03 - Numbers

I'm delighted to see that Tracey Nelson's ability to analyse rugby in a way that actually means something has earned her a story in The Listener. Her stats from the All Black-Springbok game on Saturday are online now...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00079.htm


12: Culture Jamming: Helen Clark's GE Friendly Office

Culture jamming involves the modification of signage for, often political, purposes. Scoop welcomes submissions of culture jamming at editor@scoop.co.nz

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00069.htm


13: Israel must immediately stop building wall

Israel/OT: Israel must immediately stop the construction of the fence/wall through the West Bank

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00077.htm


14: Nice Work If You Can Get It

Throwing an extra $10 million at the New Zealand Film Commission won't guarantee great New Zealand films, but it might mean more taxpayer-funded overseas junkets for staff, ACT New Zealand Business Development Spokesman Deborah Coddington said ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00216.htm


15: CEO Address To Future Forests & Timber Conference

A few years ago I was introduced to the sayings of that great American baseball player and philosopher, Yogi Berra, who once said “the future ain’t what it used to be”.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0311/S00127.htm


16: Appointments to the Court of Appeal

Attorney-General Margaret Wilson announced today the appointment of The Honourable Noel Crossley Anderson as President of the Court of Appeal and the appointment of The Honourable Robert Grant Hammond, The Honourable William Gillow Gibbes Austen ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00209.htm


17: Norm Dixon: How Willie Brigitte Became A Terrorist

''What was Willie Brigitte doing in Australia for five months'' and ''Why did the federal government not take action against him sooner'' are the questions that the corporate media has repeatedly asked since news of the 35-year-old French citizen's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00077.htm


18: David Miller: Terror's Changing Tactics

Assuming that the weekend bombing in Saudi Arabia was the work of an al-Qaeda cell, then it marks a change in tactics for the network and one that is potentially a very dangerous path to take.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00078.htm


19: Link: Symptoms Of Military Tort Reform In Iraq

Medical Indications Raise Questions Whether Pentagon Misled Congress and Families of Dead Soldiers by Employing 'Pneumonia' and 'Cigarette-Smoking' Claims

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00076.htm


20: Appointments to the Supreme Court

Attorney-General Margaret Wilson announced today the appointment of The Right Honourable Thomas Munro Gault, The Right Honourable Sir Kenneth James Keith, The Right Honourable Peter Blanchard and The Right Honourable Andrew Patrick Charles Tipping as Judges ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00208.htm


21: Bush Signs Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003

President Bush Signs Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 The Ronald Reagan Building Washington, D.C.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00064.htm


22: Bush Proclaims November 9 World Freedom Day

President George W. Bush issued a White House Proclamation naming November 9 as World Freedom Day, 2003, which commemorates the tearing down of the Berlin Wall in 1989.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00079.htm


23: Israel Agrees With Hizbullah To Prisoner Exchange

The Government approves the framework principles for the agreement to release Israeli prisoners and hostages held in Lebanon:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00085.htm


24: 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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00065.htm


25: Photo-Essay 1: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00258.htm


26: Unemployment Rate at 4.4 Percent

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stands at 4.4 percent, according to Statistics New Zealand's September 2003 quarter Household Labour Force Survey. Seasonally adjusted results also show quarterly employment growth of 1.3 percent.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0311/S00133.htm


27: UQ Wire: William Rivers Pitt - Without Honor

Very nearly 40 American soldiers have been killed in Iraq since the month of November began. 33 more were killed in October, and 16 more died in September. The total losses, to date, creep towards 400.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00075.htm


28: Record quality year for Spy Valley Wines

Spy Valley, one of New Zealand’s leading family-owned wine companies, has posted a record year in terms of results.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0311/S00109.htm


29: Diebold Memos Disclose Florida 2000 E-Voting Fraud

Something very strange happened in Volusia County on election night November 2000, the night that first Gore won Florida, then Bush, and then as everybody can so well remember there was a tie.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00211.htm


30: Scoop Feedback: Freedom Air – Or Just Dead Air

Monday 10 Nov 2003: 8.30am The viral email went around 'faster than blaster'. 8000 flights to be given away on Freedomair.com, they even advertised "Birthday Specials" this on the front page of the site, internet specials only.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00071.htm

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