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PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Feb 17
2017年2月17日 / 凌晨5点58分 / 9 个月前

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Feb 17

Feb 17 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- UnitedHealth Group is accused in a scheme that allowed its subsidiaries and other insurers to improperly overcharge Medicare by "hundreds of millions — and likely billions — of dollars" according to a lawsuit made public on Thursday at the Justice Department's request.

- In a 5,800-word letter posted publicly, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg expressed alarm that what was once considered normal — seeking global connection — was now seen by people and governments around the world as something undesirable.

- Jeffrey A. Zucker, the president of CNN, has been at the center of a media firestorm since President Trump started singling out the cable network as the country's leading distributor of that favorite Trump phrase "fake news"

- The de facto leader of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, was arrested Friday on bribery charges, a dramatic turn in South Korea's decades-old struggle to end collusive ties between the government and powerful family-controlled conglomerates.

- Moving quickly after his first choice for labor secretary withdrew his nomination amid controversy, President Trump made a seemingly safe selection on Thursday in Alexander Acosta, a Florida law school dean and former assistant attorney general.

- Snap Inc disclosed on Thursday that it expected to be valued at as much as $22.2 billion in the sale. At the midpoint of the offering's range of $14 to $16 per share, Snap would be worth nearly $20.9 billion.

Compiled by Vishal Sridhar in Bengaluru

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