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SpaceX to layoff 10 percent of workforce

(Reuters) – Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX will reduce its workforce by about 10 percent of the company’s more than 6,000 employees, it said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The SpaceX headquarters is shown in Hawthorne, California, U.S. September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake The company said it will “part ways” with some of its manpower, citing “extraordinarily difficult challenges ahead.” “To continue delivering for our customers and to succeed in developing interplanetary spacecraft and a global space-based Internet, SpaceX must become a leaner company. Either of these developments, even when attempted…

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Danny Cipriani: Gloucester fly-half set for six-week lay-off with muscle tear

Danny Cipriani was in discomfort during the Champions Cup defeat by Exeter Chiefs last week Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani will be out for up to six weeks with a small chest muscle tear suffered in last week’s Champions Cup defeat by Exeter. Cipriani, 31, has been a regular since his summer arrival, playing 13 games. The injury puts his hopes of playing in England’s Six Nations campaign in doubt, although he was not selected by Eddie Jones for the autumn Tests. “He’s going to be out for up to four…

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