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Twitter's lawsuit sets the social media company and the world's richest man up for a lengthy, expensive and high-stakes battle. Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images; Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter takes Elon Musk to court, accusing him of bad faith and hypocrisy

The social media company is asking a Delaware court to force the world's richest man to follow through on his agreement to buy it for $44 billion.

Irina Garmash, a mother of four from the eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk, sits on an evacuation train that has stopped in the center-eastern city of Dnipro, on July 8. The train carries residents from the eastern Donbas region fleeing war during the Russian invasion. Carol Guzy for NPR hide caption

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Riding Ukraine's last train line out of Donbas with families fleeing for their lives

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Twitter's lawsuit sets the social media company and the world's richest man up for a lengthy, expensive and high-stakes battle. Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images; Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter takes Elon Musk to court, accusing him of bad faith and hypocrisy

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