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    Kalanick Reportedly Mulls Break From Uber

    Sometimes you just have to pull over. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick may be temporarily stepping aside, according to reports, following a series of scandals including the recent firing of more than 20 employees after an internal sexual harassment investigation. Kalanick’s departure would follow not just public embarrassment — he was caught on video earlier this year berating an Uber driver — but personal tragedy: His mother was killed in a boating accident two weeks ago. In wider management restructuring, chief business officer Emil Michael is also expected to depart today.

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