Andrew McCabe and Peter Strzok are both suing the Justice Department

Andrew McCabe on March 14, 2019, in Los Angeles. | Michael Kovac/Getty Images The two former FBI officials filed separate lawsuits this week, alleging improper political retaliation. Former FBI officials Andrew McCabe and Peter Strzok, who were each fired by the Trump administration after facing intense criticism from the president, both filed lawsuits against the Justice Department this week alleging unlawful political retaliation. McCabe filed his lawsuit Thursday, arguing his January 2018 demotion from the…

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Uber lost an eye-popping $5 billion in a single quarter

An Uber Eats car and drone on display at an event in Washington, DC, on June 12, 2019. | Anna-Rose Gassot/AFP/Getty Images Wall Street isn’t happy. Uber lost more money this spring than it did in any previous quarter, revealing on Thursday a dramatic $5.2 billion deficit in the months before and after its disappointing initial public offering. Losses of that size in just a three-month period might ordinarily trigger yet another round of questioning…

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The Mississippi ICE raids expose the biggest problem with US immigration laws

A US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer walks past detained immigrants during a raid at a Mississippi chicken processing plant. | US Department of Homeland Security/Immigration and Customs Enforcement They ignore the high demand for workers to fill low-skill jobs in America. A Mississippi community is reeling from the aftermath of one of the largest worksite immigration raids in history. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers swept through seven chicken processing plants in the rural…

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Hong Kong protesters stage a laser show in latest challenge to Beijing

Pro-democracy protesters point laser beams at the Hong Kong Space Museum during a demonstration on August 7, 2019. | Anthony Kwan/Getty Images Hong Kong police said lasers were “offensive weapons.” Demonstrators showed them otherwise. After months of tense protests in Hong Kong, demonstrations took a lighter turn on Wednesday — in the form of a late-night laser show. Hundreds of demonstrators armed with shining blue, green, and purple laser pointers gathered near the Hong Kong…

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Here are the candidates who qualified for the third Democratic debate — and those who might miss out

Nine candidates have qualified for debate No. 3, including Andrew Yang. | Getty Images Andrew Yang became the ninth candidate to qualify. Democrats aren’t letting just anyone onto their presidential debate stage anymore. After two debates with lenient qualification standards that featured 20 candidates each, the DNC raised the bar for September’s third debate. The move has created some drama, as various lower-polling contenders are struggling to make the cut with less than three weeks…

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