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Super Typhoon Blasting Okinawa

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Undated) -- A terrifyingly huge typhoon is blasting Japan's Okinawa islands. The storm's sustained winds of 120 miles an hour are whipping up waves as high as 46 feet and paralyzing every kind of transportation. Forecasters are calling it a "once in a decade" storm. The typhoon has knocked out electricity to hundreds of thousands…

U.S. Begins Settlement Talks With German Banks

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Undated) -- Federal and state authorities are starting settlement talks with two German banks. Regulators reportedly are talking with officials with Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank over the banks' dealings with countries blacklisted by the U.S. The "New York Times" reports Commerzbank could pay at least half-a-billion dollars in penalties for transferring money through its U.S.…

Kerry, Treasury Secretary Lew In China For Meetings

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Beijing) -- Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew are in Beijing today. They'll meet with the Chinese counterparts for the sixth joint meeting of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. The dialogue focuses on addressing the challenges and opportunities facing the world's two biggest economies.

Homeland Security Chief In Guatemala Over Migrant Kids

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Undated) -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson meets with Guatemalan officials today about the flood of children trying to cross into the U.S. Johnson will spend the next two days in the Central American nation, talking about what his office calls the ongoing government response to the influx of adults, families and unaccompanied children across…

World Cup Latest For Tuesday, July 8th

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Undated) -- The World Cup semifinals begin this afternoon when Brazil plays Germany. Brazil will be without superstar Neymar, who has a broken bone in his back. Germany is looking for its first World Cup title since 1990 and fourth overall. Brazil is aiming for its sixth World Cup title. The last came in 2002.