KIEV, July 1- Ukraine halted natural gas imports from Russia on Wednesday after energy officials from the two countries failed to agree on quarterly prices, state transport monopoly Ukrtransgaz said. "From today, Ukraine is not getting gas from Russia. Talks in Vienna between Russia and Ukraine on gas supplies fell apart on Tuesday.» Read More
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The union representing German journalists advised its members on Thursday to stop using Google and Yahoo because of reported snooping by U.S. and British intelligence.
A woman testing a prototype Google Glass was ticketed in San Diego for driving wearing the glasses with a built-in computer and miniature display.
The U.S. government has booked a loss of $9.7 billion on the nearly $50 billion bailout of U.S. automaker General Motors, according to a Congressional report.
The New York Stock Exchange on Saturday did a test run of Twitter's highly anticipated market debut, as it seeks to avoid the types of problems that plagued Facebook's initial public offering.
A top Chinese leader has promised "unprecedented" economic and societal reforms at the Communist Party's plenum meeting next month, state media reported on Saturday.
SAC Capital Advisors will shut down its London office by the end of the year as the hedge fund downsizes, according to a memo sent to staff on Tuesday.
Strong demand for tablets such as Apple's iPad will help worldwide shipments of web-enabled devices rise in 2013, research company Gartner said on Monday.
French utility EDF and the British government have signed an agreement to build two nuclear reactors for a total cost of 16 billion pounds, EDF said in a statement on Monday.
After settling lingering issues over beef and cheese quotas, the EU and Canada inked a trade deal integrating two of the world's biggest economies.
The Obama administration was able to scrape up against the government's debt ceiling for five months before it came to the brink of default. It could have less breathing room in 2014.
Bank of America is considering a plan to introduce a checking account that curbs overdraft practices, according to a WSJ report.
A unit of British bank HSBC was hit with a record $2.46 billion final judgment in a U.S. securities class action lawsuit on Thursday.
Nestle said still-weak emerging market demand and falling prices for its products in Europe slowed underlying sales growth to 4.4 percent in the first nine months of the year.
Advance Auto Parts Inc will buy General Parts International Inc for just over $2 billion, creating the largest North American retailer of auto parts.
The United States has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer as the jump in output from shale plays has led to the second biggest oil boom in history.
Groups protested the government shutdown, taking down barricades around the World War Two memorial before marching to the gates of the White House.
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'Gravity,' a new 3D thriller about two stranded astronauts floating through space, soared to the top of weekend movie charts.
Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, families in major countries around the world are still too spooked to take chances with their money.