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Trump Administration to Deport Kids Seeking Medical Treatment: raceAhead

Here’s your week in review, in haiku. It feels like the worldis tumbling toward the edge,aflame and at war, marching in the streets,languishing at the border.Cruelty is the point. Here’s to the work: the commemorators, and toleaders taking risks Labor on the Dayfor resilience! RGBnotoriously comes back from cancerfaster than we recoverfrom her name trending. Have a …

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Are Fears of a German Recession Overblown? 5 Reasons Not to Worry—Yet

Germany is about to fall into recession for the first time in a decade. The world’s fourth-largest economy has become the collateral damage of Donald Trump’s trade war against China and the slow-motion car crash that is Brexit. In the near term, analysts and policymakers argue there’s not too much cause for alarm: the government …

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Céline Dion Is Having a Moment: The Broadsheet

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! ‘Year of the Woman’ candidates are back in 2020, caring for aging relatives is increasingly keeping women out of the workforce, and we’re living in the Célinaissance. Have a wonderful weekend; we’ll be back on Tuesday after the Labor Day holiday in the U.S. on Monday.

The Trump Administration Has Been Sued More Than Any Other Since 1982

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is racking up his lawsuits against the Trump administration. The state’s AG added yet another to his belt this week, challenging proposed legislation that would invalidate the Flores settlement, thereby enabling the administration to indefinitely detain undocumented children.   President Trump and his administration have been sued by state attorneys general …

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General Dynamics Wins $7.6 Billion Contract to Supply Microsoft Office Software to the Pentagon

A subsidiary of General Dynamics has been awarded a Pentagon contract worth an estimated $7.6 billion over 10 years. Under the agreement, CSRA, part of GD’s IT unit, will provide the Pentagon with Microsoft 360 cloud-based office and productivity software including word processing and email, Bloomberg reports. The services are referred to as Defense Enterprise …

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Countries Are Losing ‘Measles Free’ Designation and the U.S. Could Be Next: Brainstorm Health

Good afternoon, readers. Before the Labor Day weekend begins, let’s start with an alarming story (don’t worry, Friday’s essay will be significantly less dire before we go on a brief hiatus next Monday). The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Thursday that four European countries previously considered to be free of measles have lost that coveted …

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Uber CEO Says It ‘Sure Looked Like’ Levandowski Took Google’s Files

Uber Technologies Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said Thursday that “it sure looked like” former executive Anthony Levandowski took information on self-driving cars from his former employer, Google. Prosecutors charged Levandowski this week with 33 counts of stealing trade secrets from Alphabet’s autonomous-vehicle unit Waymo. The charges revive a painful period for Uber when co-founder Travis Kalanick …

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