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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kalanick resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for Uber. Uber's board confirmed the move early Wednesday, June 21, saying in a statement that Kalanick is taking time to heal from the death of his mother in a boating accident "while giving the company room to fully embrace this new chapter in Uber's history." (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

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Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick arrives at a conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, in this July 10, 2012, file photo. Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times on Tuesday that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside. Kalanick says the move will allow the ride-sharing company to go back to building itself rather than become distracted by another fight. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

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In this Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kalanick will take a leave of absence for an unspecified period and let his leadership team run the troubled ride-hailing company while he’s gone. Kalanick told employees about his decision Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in a memo. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Embattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says the company will hire a chief operating officer who can partner with him to write its "next chapter." The ride-hailing company has been hit by a series of controversies, including allegations that it routinely ignores sexual harassment, and a video of Kalanick profanely berating a driver who confronted him about steep cuts in Uber's rates for a premium version of its service. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

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Travis Kalanick, CEO of the sedan service Uber, opposed a D.C. proposal for minimum fares for on-demand companies such as his. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick fears “gray areas” in proposed regulations to oversee the burgeoning sedan-for-hire industry in the District could harm his car service business. Uber advertises itself as “your on-demand private driver.” (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick fears “gray areas” in proposed regulations to oversee the burgeoning sedan-for-hire industry in the District could harm his car service business. Uber advertises itself as “your on-demand private driver.” (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)