Israel to stop use of metal detectors at sensitive holy site: official

Israeli ministers have decided to stop the use of metal detectors at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site, a statement said early Tuesday, after the new security measures set off deadly unrest.The security cabinet accepted "the recommendation of all ...

Colts quarterback Luck still coming back from injury

Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck will start training camp on the physically unable to perform list, but the Colts expect him to be ready for the start of the NFL regular season.Luck had surgery on his throwing shoulder in January to address the eff...

Hundreds battle wild fires across southern France

Hundreds of firefighters were battling blazes across southern France on Monday, with one inferno spreading across 900 hectors of forest and threatening homes on the island of Corsica, emergency services said.Residents were evacuated from homes at the e...

Wild fire threatens homes on France’s Corsica

Dozens of firefighters were battling a blaze on the French island of Corsica on Monday that has spread across 900 hectares of forest and was threatening homes, emergency services said. Residents were evacuated from homes at the edge of the town of Bigu...

Financial concerns leave Calgary wary of 2026 bid

The city of Calgary wants more information from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) before deciding whether to pursue a bid for the 2026 Winter Games.A potential bid was on the agenda of Monday's city council meeting in the city in Western Canada...

Netherlands, Denmark reach women’s Euro quarters

Hosts Netherlands beat neighbours Belgium 2-1 to advance to the women's Euro quarter-finals alongside Denmark, who edged 2013 runners-up Norway 1-0 in Group A on Monday.In Tilburg, Sherida Spitse converted a penalty -- her second in two games -- in the...

Even a slight drop in US measles vaccinations could triple cases

Even a slight drop in the number of children receiving measles vaccinations could triple the number of cases of the disease, according to a US study released on Monday.With the rise of the "anti-vaxxer" movement in the United States, researchers warned...

Vienna police hunt for 2 metro riders discussing bomb in Arabic

Two men were overheard speaking of a bomb in Arabic while riding the Vienna metro. Police in the Austrian capital have launched a manhunt for the two, and have released photos of them from CCTV cameras. Read Full Article at RT.com

Alphabet profit by by EU fine on Google

Google parent Alphabet on Monday reported a quarterly profit of $3.5 billion, with a massive fine by the European Commission biting into earnings.The technology giant reported that revenue grew to $26 billion in the recently ended quarter, and that pro...

Justin Bieber abruptly ends tour

Justin Bieber abruptly canceled the remainder of a world tour Monday, citing "unforeseen circumstances."The 23-year-old Canadian superstar -- who in recent years has been as known for off-stage antics as for his music -- had been due to resume his "Pur...

70% in Chile back easing of abortion ban: poll

A plan to ease a ban on abortion in Chile has the backing of 70 percent of the country, a new poll released on Monday suggested, as a government push to do so navigated legislative problems.A bill allowing abortion in cases of rape, if the mother's lif...

Erdogan sees progress in Qatar crisis, says more time needed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said his visit to the Gulf region made a contribution to easing the crisis surrounding Ankara's ally Qatar, but indicated that more time was needed to end the standoff.Erdogan visited Saudi Arabia and Ku...