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Recode Daily: Uber is under fire over allegations of a culture of sexual harassment

CEO Travis Kalanick promises an investigation of the claims of a former employee.

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick promised an “urgent investigation” of claims by a former engineer that she and other women were sexually harassed, brushed off by the human resources department and punished for bringing complaints. Calls to #deleteUber are on the rise again. — [Johana Bhuiyan / Recode]

President Trumps revised travel ban, expected this week, will target the same seven majority-Muslim countries, but no longer cover green-card holders from those nations. Also in the works: A set of aggressive new policies on deporting illegal immigrants. — [Maria Abi-Habib and Carol E. Lee / Wall Street Journal]

Snap has lost one of its top ad executives less than a month before its expected IPO. Sriram Krishnan joined the company a year ago from Facebook. — [Kurt Wagner / Recode]

SpaceX launched a supply capsule for the International Space Station from a history-rich pad at Kennedy Space Center and once again successfully landed the rocket’s first stage. Here’s the webcast and drone video of the landing. — [Loren Grush / The Verge]

On the latest episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, Brad Stone, author of “The Upstarts,” says self-driving cars represent an “existential crisis” for Uber — motivation that may work to its advantage. — [Eric Johnson / Recode]

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