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Kelly Ann Shaw, the adviser to President Trump on the Group of 7 and trade policy who served as the U.S. "sherpa" for the G7 and G20 summits, told Reuters Tuesday that she's leaving his administration because she's ready for a "new adventure."

Why it matters: Shaw is one of the most senior women on Trump's economic team and was among those advising Trump during trade talks with China, Reuters notes. White House officials told the news agency she plans to exit her post on Friday to work in the private sector.

  • The Trump administration had more departures than any other president in at least 40 years, and that trend seems to be continuing with John Bolton leaving his role as national security adviser last month amid chaos.

The big picture: The United States' plan to host the G7 next year has come under intense scrutiny since acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney announced last week that the summit would be held at the Trump National Doral Miami resort.

  • After bipartisan backlash, Trump tweeted on Saturday that his resort would no longer host the event — though he made clear then and since that he believes he has done nothing wrong.

What's next: Incoming national security adviser Robert O’Brien plans to cut the size of the National Security Council by "about a third in the coming months and limit its role in foreign policy," Reuters reports.

  • It's unclear if Shaw will be replaced.

Go deeper: The Trump administration's high-profile departures

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Buffett eyes slow U.S. progress, but says "never bet against America"

Warren Buffett in New York City in 2017. Photo: Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage

Warren Buffett called progress in America "slow, uneven and often discouraging," but retained his long-term optimism in the country, in his closely watched annual shareholder letter released Saturday morning.

Why it matters: It breaks months of uncharacteristic silence from the 90-year-old billionaire Berkshire Hathaway CEO — as the fragile economy coped with the pandemic and the U.S. saw a contentious presidential election.

Restaurant software meets the pandemic moment

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Food delivery companies have predictably done well during the pandemic. But restaurant software providers are also having a moment as eateries race to handle the avalanche of online orders resulting from severe in-person dining restrictions.

Driving the news: Olo filed last week for an IPO and Toast is rumored to be preparing to do the same very soon.

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How the automation economy can turn human workers into robots

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More than outright destroying jobs, automation is changing employment in ways that will weigh on workers.

The big picture: Right now, we should be less worried about robots taking human jobs than people in low-skilled positions being forced to work like robots.