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ImpeachPAC, a new political action committee created to support congressional candidates who favor impeaching Bush and
Cheney, raised over $20,000 in its first weekend. ImpeachPAC was launched late Friday at www.impeachpac.org , and by
early Sunday evening had ...
Months after Plame’s identity was disclosed by conservative columnist Robert Novak, Cheney continued to hide the fact
that he and his aides were intimately involved in disseminating classified information about her to journalists.
New Zealand second highest in world for one-night stands New Zealanders have sex 114 times a year - ahead of global
average & Australia Kiwis fourth highest in world for unsafe sex & third highest in world for number of sexual partners Queenstown ...
Published by Constable £8.99 Paperback Published on 10th November 2005 to coincide with the 10th anniversary of Ken
Saro-Wiwa’s death In the new scramble for Africa, oil-rich Nigeria and other West African countries are becoming a
counterweight to ...
The media director for BBDO Colenso, Peter Myles considers it likely that Susan Wood will experience a "negative"
reaction from TV viewers following her employment disputes with TVNZ.
National Party Leader Don Brash has today announced the following portfolio changes:
News Items and Tributes: Green Party co-leader Rod Donald died Saturday night at around midnight at his home in St
Martins, Christchurch. A public funeral will be held at the Christchurch Cathedral, Thursday, 10:30am, followed by a
BANGKOK, Thailand -- An American facing possible expulsion or imprisonment for creating a Web site luring suicidal
people to die in Cambodia, said he made no money from his morbid venture and did it after failing to convince a
California town to legalize ...
At the start of a two-day tour of Eritrea and Ethiopia to dispel rising tensions, the Chairman of the United Nations
Security Council Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations said today that the resolution of the border dispute between
the formerly ...
It is a privilege for me to exercise the prerogative of Her Majesty the Queen and open the 48th Parliament. On 17
September the people of New Zealand voted for the fourth time under the MMP electoral system. Negotiations since then
have resulted ...
The job of a professional coach has to be one of the world's hardest. You're on top of the world if your athletes win
but if they fail the fans are baying for blood and your job on the line.
A small seabird known only from specimens collected over 150 years ago flew inside a fisherman’s boat anchored off
Little Barrier Island on Friday night. The bird is thought to be the New Zealand storm petrel (Oceanites maorianus),
which was re-discovered ...
Fast Impressions, the Southern Hemisphere’s largest speed dating service, is bringing it’s brand of stylish,
invitation-only speed dating to Wellington. Launching on November 23, events will be held on a fortnightly basis at
Monkey Bar, Wellington’s slick ...
A public memorial gathering for Green Party Co-Leader Rod Donald will be held at Parliament on Monday week, 21 November.
Red-robed figures, carrying a proclamation from the head of state, swooshed purposefully across Parliament Grounds
today; past a bit of light traffic on Molesworth Street; past schoolkids walking in the opposite direction; past bronzed
sunbathers and barefoot, ...
The dots have finally been connected and the picture is not a pretty one. It is the face of the president of vice, Dick
Cheney. The policies on the treatment of prisoners emanating from Cheney's office triggered the abuse and torture,
The neoconservative pundits are hard at work, attempting to convince their readers that ‘Plamegate’ is an isolated
incident, hardly worth the cost of the newsprint. The ever-spry George Will leap-frogged effortlessly from Harriet Miers
over indicted ...
On November 1, President George W. Bush went to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland to hold a high
profile press conference, to announce a 381-page plan, officially called the Pandemic Influenza Strategic Plan .
I was surprised to see the statements made by TVNZ’s spokesperson Avon Adams to the NZPA that “Susan Wood has settled
her differences amicably with TVNZ” and her indication to the journalist that Ms Wood would be accepting a salary cut.
Illegal building works, including the creation of a second kitchen, has given a Glenfield property owner food for
thought in the form of a $13,000 fine.
Four prominent jurists were elected today – with one re-elected – to serve on the International Court of Justice (ICJ),
the United Nations' principal judicial organ for settling disputes between countries, for a term of nine years beginning
on 6 ...
Publisher, Matt Taylor, reports that the response to the launch of the board game Breakscore® and it's web site
www.breakscore.com has been extremely positive with recent orders from Tahiti, Finland, the UK and the USA. Taylor
attributes the increase ...
I liked this book right from the get go. Anyone whose mantra in relation to property is “to be the best at creating
beautiful spaces for people to live in, invest in and enjoy” is – in my opinion – in the property investing market for a
For the second year in a row, no New Zealand fishery was rated as sustainable in Forest and Bird’s wallet card consumer
guide to commercially caught fish. The Best Fish Guide 05-06 was launched with the support of the Best Fish Guide
New Mexico rarely generates much national news. When it does, as in the Wen Ho Lee nuclear espionage investigation, it
can be explosive. Now a little-known lawsuit before New Mexico District Court Judge Eugenio S. Mathis has the potential
to alter ...
On October 31, I e-mailed Rod inviting him to join us at the January weekend of protest at the Waihopai spybase (as he
had done ever since he entered Parliament in 1996).
Chief Executive Phil O'Reilly says the recent wage movement is clearly related to the skills and labour shortage.
I'm a long way from the riots to date, bolted behind layers of security as Paris apartment dwellers are. And though I
rented a car for this weekend, I don't have one parked on the street to be burned by the hordes.
>From fishing boats, robots and jet-skis to mountain bikes, mini-choppers and golf simulators, BP Ultimate Big Boys
Toys 2005 has it all. "The Showgrounds are absolutely jam-packed with exhibits this year," says the event's marketing
The Fonterra Westpac Dairy Excellence Awards have a new national focus for the Farm Business section aimed at further
encouraging the growth and development of New Zealand’s top dairy farmers into industry leaders and ambassadors.