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Twitter shareholders vote in favor of Elon Musk's $44 billion offer

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Illustration shows Elon Musk's Twitter profile on smartphone and printed Twitter logos

(Reuters) -Twitter Inc's shareholders approved a $44 billion buyout by Elon Musk on Tuesday, handing over the deal's outcome to a court battle in which the billionaire is trying to scrap the purchase.

(Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru; Editing by Devika Syamnath)