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Judge says PricewaterhouseCoopers was negligent in Colonial Bank’s failure.

Redfin CEO predicts tech migration out of Silicon Valley as talent searches for cheaper housing after tax plan.

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” hits $1 billion worldwide.

Bridgewater Associates executive Bruce Steinberg and his family killed in Costa Rica plane crash.

Hundreds detained, and about 20 dead, as Iran says protests will fade within days.

Kim Jong Un declares North Korea is a nuclear power and says the “button” is on his desk.

GSO beats rival funds to Hovnanian deal in credit swaps showdown.

Maserati recalls more than 1,000 cars to fix leaky fuel pipes.

Israel’s Rami Levi Chain Stores has agreed to buy 20 pct of coffee and snack chain Cofix Group at a valuation of $30 mln.

Photo: Media persons and policemen gather outside the office of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), the auditors of Satyam Computers Services, in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad January 13, 2009. Reuters/Krishnendu Halder