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I seem to have resolved this problem by unchecking the "Reopen windows when logging back in" box on the restart dialog. Once I did that I was able to log back in and then run Safari without it losing my site logins. Interestingly I was then able to re-enable that checkbox and restart again without issue, so it seems that something in the restore process ...
I suspect there is something wrong with one of your cookie files. Try deleting ~/Library/Cookies/Cookies.binarycookies and ~/Library/Cookies/com.apple.Safari.SafeBrowsing.binarycookies before starting Safari and then try again.
You could get it into restore mode by holding the home button while it boots. So turn it off if you can, or wait for it to turn off. Then while plugging it in, press and hold the home button.
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