Emma Cobb

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North Korea Reportedly Just Moved Its Missiles a Little Closer to the U.S.

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A number of sources have told South Korea's Yonhap news agency that North Korea just moved its …

China reports nine bird flu cases amid allegations of cover up on social media

Nine reported cases of avian flu in eastern China have galvanised the country's health officials and sparked a frenzy of concern on social media …

Israel offers muted response to Gaza rockets

Rockets from the Gaza Strip were again fired at southern Israel this week, but Israelis responded in a remarkably restrained manner.<p>After three rockets were launched Tuesday in the general direction of the town of Sderot, Israeli forces replied with two missiles in early hours Wednesday morning …

Volunteers crisscross borders as Islamist extremism goes global

Here in the heartland of Libyan extremism, Islamist militia leaders solemnly portray themselves as peaceful guardians of security and stability. But ask them about Syria, and their eyes light up.<p>The Islamists of Benghazi are eager to boast about their fighters who made the long journey to Syria to …

Egypt's Fallen Police State Gives Way to Vigilante Justice

The country's security vacuum is being filled by armed mobs who are implementing law and order on their own terms.<p>In recent months, Egypt has experienced a wave of public lynchings targeting suspected criminals. In one particularly extreme case, two young men accused of stealing a motorized …

American bus passengers see first-hand how unregulated the industry is

Ankur Singh and about 10 other Greyhound bus passengers huddled outside a locked terminal at 4 a.m. in Des Moines, Iowa. The wind chill was -17 …

Olivia Wilde On Hair Color: 'The Perception Of Brunettes Being More Intellectual Persists'

There are scientific studies proving the merits (and downsides) of every hair color under the sun -- blondes get paid more, brunettes make "better wives," redheads are seen as less attractive, etc.<p>No one study can objectively prove that one hair color is better than the next. But women who have …