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Published: Mon 24 Jul 2000 05:23 PM
TOP SCOOPS
Sludge On Samuels, Jerusalem & Jeremiah
Cancer Inquiry Extended
Dover Sameuls: PM Denies Leaking Rape Allegtions
Defence Misleads Govt. On Orions
Parliament Back This Week
Speight's Amnesty Off?
Olympics Threats
Scoop Humour: Correctives Want Dog Control
Scoop Is At The G8 Meeting…
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Toddy Calms Things Down - All Blacks Win By 13 Points
TOP SCOOPS
Sludge On Samuels, Jerusalem & Jeremiah
- In Today’s Edition: Dover Samuels – And did those feet in ancient time…Jerusalem And Jeremiah - Speight Deep In It –- A Panegyric On The Role Of The Official Spokesperson (From A Grumpy Hack) See... Sludge Report #24 – Jerusalem and Jeremiah [1] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00113.htm
Cancer Inquiry Extended
- The Gisborne Cervical cancer inquiry has been given a three week extension Health Minister Annette King said today. See... NEWSFLASH: Three Week Extension To Cancer Inquiry [1] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00112.htm
Dover Sameuls: PM Denies Leaking Rape Allegtions
– Prime Minister Helen Clark has categorically denied knowledge of new rape allegations made against former Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels, after Mr Samuels blamed her office for leaking the claims. See... Keep Your Head Down Dover Says Clark [1] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00111.htm
Defence Misleads Govt. On Orions
- A report released today by researcher Nicky Hager shows that defence has been presenting deliberately misleading information to try to win government approval for new combat equipment for the Air Force's Orions. See... Orion Report Shows Defence Is Misleading Public [1] in the Politics wire. For the FULL REPORT, see... Project Sirius - Why it should be cancelled [2] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00089.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00109.htm
Parliament Back This Week
- Parliament resumes this week and Scoop will provide up to the minute coverage. To see the latest releases, click on the Parliament [1] wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/parliament.htm
Speight's Amnesty Off?
- The amnesty for George Speight's rebels does not apply because not all arms have been handed over, says Fijian military spokesman Colonel Tarakinikini. The comments follow the acquittal of a man on weapons and attempted murder charges by a Fijian chief magistrate. Colonel Tarakinikini was reported as saying that the magistrate may have been hasty in assuming the amnesty applied to the case.
Scoop Images: All Blacks Win By 13 Points
- The All Blacks won their second engagement of the Tri-Nations series at the weekend beating the Springboks at Jade Stadium by 25 points to 12. Player of the match Christian Cullen scored two tries at the opening of the game. Images from IMAGE TIME. See... Scoop Images: All Blacks vs Springboks At Jade (1) [1] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00110.htm
Olympics Threats
SUVA: Fiji rebel leader George Speight's call for South Pacific people to disrupt the Sydney Olympics in the name of indigenous rights was today branded as "shameful" by the Sunday Post newspaper. See... FIJI: Speight's Olympic thuggery call 'shameful' [1] in the International wire. - Commentary: Speight Wins A Poem - SUVA: A question for you from Fiji. There's a special prize. Who said: "We don't care about the modern world, we don't have to abide by what the modern world wants. It is right for the Fijians."? See... Commentary: We don't care about the modern world [2] . Shooting Acquittal - SUVA (PMW): Fiji's Sunday Times newspaper has appealed to rebels to hand over remaining guns at large in a criticism over the decree which has allowed the acquittal of a rebel accused over a shooting incident in which a British cameraman was wounded. See... Rebel Accused In Cameraman Shooting Acquitted [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00104.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00114.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00113.htm
Scoop Humour: Correctives Want Dog Control
“ARF is a party in crisis. We feel desperately sorry for Artful Dodger Rugless, who has tried and failed to stop the antics of Preb-Bull Terrier tactics,” Says Sister Psychotica. See... Mad Dog Control Legislation Urgently Needed!!! [1] in the Parliament wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00091.htm
Scoop Is At The G8 Meeting…
- WHITE HOUSE - Okinawa G8 Press Briefing by Joe Lockhart [1] - JUBILEE 2000 - Debt Campaigners Demand G8 Leaders Act Now [2] - WHITE HOUSE – Remarks by the President to People of Okinawa [3] - WHITE HOUSE - Statement by the President on Tokyo G-8 Meeting [4] …the Russian US Summit… - WHITE HOUSE - USA / Russia : Background Briefing by US Officials [5] - WHITE HOUSE - Joint Statement on Cooperation - Russia And USA [6] - WHITE HOUSE - Clinton Remarks in Photo Op With President Putin [7] …Camp David…. - State Department - Press briefing on Camp David Peace Talks (2) [8] - State Department - Press Briefing on the Camp David Peace Talks [9]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00110.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00102.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00107.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00105.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00109.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00108.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00106.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00112.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00111.htm
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