Twitter is mounting legal action against Elon Musk as he tries to terminate the deal to buy the social media company, black Americans’ higher exposure to cryptocurrencies has left them more vulnerable to the financial downturn, Cairo’s storied houseboats have been removed as part of bigger changes that many fear will destroy heritage and green space in the Egyptian capital.

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