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Top Twitter executives fired as Elon Musk’s takeover begins

The Texas-based mogul’s $44 billion deal to acquire the social media company closed on Thursday night, less than two weeks ahead of the Nov. 8 midterm election.

SpaceX Chief Engineer Elon Musk raises his phone during a joint news conference with T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert at the SpaceX Starbase, in Brownsville on Aug. 25, 2022.

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