SKorean court sentences Samsung heir to 5 years prison

By YOUKYUNG LEE The Associated Press
This article was published August 27, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

SEOUL, South Korea -- A South Korean court sentenced the billionaire chief of Samsung to five years in prison for crimes that helped topple the country's president, a stunning downfall that could freeze up decision making at a global electronics powerhouse long run like a monarchy.

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