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Samsung chief faces long day as South Korean court weighs arrest warrant 6:37am EST

SEOUL (Reuters) - The head of South Korea's giant Samsung Group faces a long day in court on Wednesday as a judge decides whether he should be arrested for bribery in a corruption scandal that has engulfed President Park Geun-hye's administration.  Full Article

 
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Facebook moves to head off tougher regulation in Germany 5:11am EST 

BERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) - Facebook is stepping up efforts to head off tougher regulation by Germany, a fierce critic of the social media network operator, with top managers visiting Germany and saying they would do more to combat fake news and hate speech.  Full Article  

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Blockchain could save investment banks up to $12 billion a year: Accenture 7:37am EST 

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Blockchain technology could help the world’s largest investment banks cut their infrastructure costs by between $8 to $12 billion a year by 2025, according to a report by Accenture.  Full Article