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Armed British police arrest man with knives near May's office

LONDON Armed British police officers arrested a man carrying knives near Prime Minister Theresa May's office in London on Thursday on suspicion of preparing an act of terrorism. | Video

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Turkish referendum on Erdogan powers passed by 51.4 percent: final figures

ANKARA Final results from Turkey's referendum on expanding President Tayyip Erdogan's powers showed 51.4 percent support for the "Yes" vote to approve the sweeping constitutional changes, the High Electoral Board said on Thursday.

Turkey 2:39pm EDT

Protesters storm into Macedonia parliament, Social Democratic leader injured: witnesses

SKOPJE Protesters stormed into Macedonia's parliament and the leader of the Social Democrats was injured in a fistfight on Thursday after his party and ethnic Albanian allies voted to elect an Albanian as parliament speaker, witnesses said.

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No sign of terrorism in Berlin shooting incident, police say

BERLIN A German police officer shot and wounded a man who threatened another officer with a weapon in the car park of a Berlin hospital on Thursday, but the incident did not appear related to terrorism, a police spokesman said.

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U.S. says it will take two years for Venezuela to leave OAS

WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday expressed concern over a plan by Venezuela to pull out of the Organization of American States but said the withdrawal is a two-year process by which time President Nicolas Maduro's current term would have expired.

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Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast

ISTANBUL A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock and all 78 personnel on board the navy ship were evacuated, Turkish officials said. | Video

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