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At Least 123 People Killed After Oil Truck Catches Fire In Pakistan

3 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Hundreds of people had gathered around to try to collect oil after an oil tanker truck overturned and began leaking. Someone lighting a cigarette may have sparked the fire.

Yemen Now Faces 'The Worst Cholera Outbreak In The World,' U.N. Says

16 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

World health authorities say the war-torn nation now has upwards of 200,000 suspected cases, and that number's "increasing at an average of 5,000 a day." A quarter of those who have died are children.

PHOTOS: Meet Martha, World's Ugliest Dog

18 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

At least that's the assessment of judges in Petaluma, Calif., where the mastiff took the crown at this year's World's Ugliest Dog Contest. And she defeated some formidable pupposition (also pictured).

Dozens Of People Killed In A Bloody Day Of Attacks Across Pakistan

20 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Between twin bombings at a Parachinar market, a car bombing near a police office in Quetta, and a shooting in Karachi, Pakistan is reeling from attacks claimed by several extremist groups.

'Grenfell Changes Everything': Hundreds Of Homes Evacuated Over Safety Fears

22 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Authorities have evacuated roughly 650 apartments in London high-rises, citing the same combustible cladding used in the tower that went up in a deadly blaze earlier this month.

More Than 140 May Be Buried After Landslide In Southwest China

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Chinese state news says 141 people are missing, according to the provincial government, after a landslide of mud, rocks and boulders buried the town of Xinmo in Sichuan province.

Third Former Vanderbilt Football Player Found Guilty in Rape of Unconscious Student

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

A Nashville, Tenn., jury convicted 23-year-old Brandon Banks in the 2013 gang rape of a fellow student. Two former teammates have also been convicted and another has yet to be tried.

North Carolina Televangelist Indicted On Charges Of Tax Crimes

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The televangelist and author of books on faith and finances has allegedly carried out various forms of tax fraud for more than a decade, according to a grand jury's indictment.

Illinois Bishop Decrees No Communion, Funeral Rites For Same-Sex Spouses

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Bishop Thomas Paprocki is telling priests in his diocese not to offer sacraments to people in same-sex marriages. A Catholic LGBT group calls the decree "mean-spirited and unchristian in the extreme."

WATCH: It's Been A Long Week. So Here's A Gorilla Dancing In A Pool

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

We'd explain further, but really, the headline kind of speaks for itself.

Judge Declares Mistrial, Again, In Cincinnati Police Shooting Case

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Jurors couldn't agree on a verdict in the murder and manslaughter case against former police officer Ray Tensing over his fatal shooting of black motorist Sam DuBose in 2015.

'Cause For Serious Concern': Invasive Carp Caught 9 Miles From Great Lakes

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

A commercial fisher captured the silver carp beyond the barriers built to keep the invasive species out of the Great Lakes. The incident is raising alarms from local lawmakers.

South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Military strength is needed for dialogue with North Korea to work, President Moon Jae-in says. Officials say the Hyunmoo-2 missile, with a range of nearly 500 miles, hit its target accurately.

Bill Cosby Is Planning Town Halls About Sexual Assault And The Law, Spokesman Says

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

"This issue can affect any young person, especially young athletes of today," a spokesman for the comedian said. "They need to know what they're facing when they're hanging out and partying."

Neighboring Arab Nations Slap Qatar With 13-Point List Of Demands

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

If Qatar wants to end a recent diplomatic standoff, Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states say the country has 10 days to comply with a steep list of demands, including shutting down Al-Jazeera.

Man Charged With Terrorism-Related Murder In Attack At London Mosque

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Darren Osborne faces charges after a rental van plowed through a crowd of people outside the mosque Monday.

Top Stories: Cause Of London Building Fire; More On The GOP Health Bill

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Also: A real estate firm with ties to President Trump may build the new FBI building; Tropical Storm Cindy's remnants rain on the South; and the world's ugliest dog contest is underway in California.

Massive Fire At London High-Rise Started In A Refrigerator, Police Say

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Investigators also say some of the building's exterior materials failed safety tests. Police say they're considering manslaughter charges over the blaze, in which at least 79 people died.

Federal Judge In Michigan Temporarily Halts Deportation Of Iraqis Who Fear Torture

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The Iraqi nationals were rounded up in the Detroit area in recent weeks by immigration authorities. They all had final deportation orders as well as criminal convictions, and many are Christians.

U.N. Says World's Population Will Reach 9.8 Billion By 2050

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The population growth is being driven by high birth rates in developing nations as well as higher life expectancy worldwide.

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