SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has doubled discounts on some already made new Model 3 electric cars and offered discounts on the Model Y and others in its U.S. inventory to entice buyers amid economic uncertainty, rising competition and the upcoming redesign of its mainstay model. In California, a Model 3 variant in inventory was priced at $42,060, a discount of $2,680 to the price of newly ordered cars, according to its website. Tesla offered steeper discounts of $6,330 and $5,000 on some higher-priced Model X and Model S vehicles, respectively.
Further, they alleged that their partnership with John and Rastelli Foods was problematic, and that Al Baker was excluded from key business meetings and left in the dark regarding real-time financial information. They say they have received only some 4% of the publicly stated $16 million in revenue from the business. In his complaint, John refuted many of the Bakers' claims, saying he played a vital role in helping their boneless rib business, including using his vast network of contacts.
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said he supports the GOP-led bill to overturn student-debt relief. The Senate is expected to take a final vote on the legislation on Thursday. The House passed the bill last week with bipartisan support.
A dashboard camera captured the moment when a part of a missile fell next to a car driving on a Kyiv road, as Russia launched its 16th attack on Ukraine's capital on Monday, May 29. Video showed part of the missile falling onto the road right in front of a driving car, which then continued drove on. Reuters was able to confirm the location as Kyiv from the buildings and roads seen in the video, which matched satellite and file imagery of the area.
STORY: The bodycam footage from a Lowndes County Sheriff's officer showed the car approaching the tow truck on Highway 84 at speed, hitting it and going airborne for a few dozen meters. The driver, a 21-year-old woman from Tallahassee, Florida, survived the crash but reportedly sustained serious injuries.
FIRST ON FOX: Police in California on Tuesday said they found a woman who went missing earlier in the month as she traveled cross-country from Tennessee with her boyfriend. The Redding Police Department has been in contact with the Moriarty, New Mexico Police Department and confirmed Nikki is no longer considered a missing person. Earlier on Tuesday, New Mexico deputies released bloody images, bodycam video and 911 audio of a domestic violence call involving a road-tripping Nashville couple as police in multiple states attempted to find the woman – who had been missing for weeks.
A Malaysian climber narrowly survived after a Nepali sherpa guide hauled him down from below the summit of Mount Everest in a "very rare" high altitude rescue, a government official said on Wednesday. Gelje Sherpa, 30, was guiding a Chinese client to the 8,849 metre (29,032 feet) Everest summit on May 18 when he saw the Malaysian climber clinging to a rope and shivering from extreme cold in the area called the "death zone", where temperatures can dip to minus 30 degrees Celsius (86F) or lower. Gelje hauled the climber 600 metres (1,900 feet) down from the Balcony area to the South Col, over a period of about six hours, where Nima Tahi Sherpa, another guide, joined the rescue.
Smith, Broughton said, had brought home an ancient artifact — a mastodon tooth. The museum's search for the tooth Unbeknownst to Smith, Wayne Thompson, a paleontologist with the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, had been frantically searching for the tooth. Just days before, Thompson told McClatchy News he came across a woman's Facebook post, questioning what she may have found near Aptos Creek on Rio Del Mar Beach on Friday, May 26, after someone tagged him in the post.
An Arby's manager "beat her hands bloody" attempting to escape a walk-in freezer she was found dead in May, according to a lawsuit filed in Texas against the fast-food chain and franchise owner. Nguyet Le, 63, died May 11, after police said her body was found in the icebox of an Arby's in New Iberia, Louisiana, about 21 miles southeast of Lafayette, according to the lawsuit filed at Harris County District Court in Texas. The wrongful death suit, filed by her four children who live in Texas − Nguyen Le, Nina Le, Trina Le and Tiffani Charubhat − seeks more than $1 million in damages from Arby's and franchisee Turbo Restaurants.
It looks like a scene from a Hollywood blockbuster. Shocked motorists and law enforcement watched in horror as the Nissan Altima was launched 120 feet (37 meters) down the highway in Lowndes County, according to police report on the May 24 crash. After landing upside down, the Nissan struck another car then tumbled end over end before coming to a rest 23 feet down the roadway, the report said.
Colby Richards, a 31-year-old Texas father, has been missing since he apparently left his home in Spring, Texas, the morning of May 24. His wife, Callie Richards, noticed her husband wake up early that Friday around 5 a.m. but when he did not return to their bedroom to get ready for work, she got up to check on him, according to Colby's cousin, Allison Fox.
Most polls have DeSantis trailing Trump by double digits, with the Real Clear Politics average showing Trump up by 22 percentage points in Iowa, 18 points in New Hampshire and 25 points in South Carolina—all early-voting states that often break candidates before they even really get started. This is important because DeSantis' logic also relies on making it to the winner-takes-all Florida primary, which also carries a huge haul of delegates. Team DeSantis presented data showing him with better favorability in those early-voting states, which also includes Nevada.
A lawsuit can go forward against a Michigan official who flashed a rifle during a public meeting over video conference, a federal appeals court said Wednesday. Patricia MacIntosh is suing Ron Clous, alleging he tried to silence her right to free speech when he displayed the rifle during a 2021 meeting of Grand Traverse County commissioners. Clous has no governmental immunity at this stage of the litigation, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said in a 2-1 opinion.
The Alameda County, California, law enforcement community was rocked by two scandals that brought criminal charges against three of its officers last week. A probation officer was accused of sexually abusing an underage inmate at a juvenile facility years ago, and two sheriff's deputies were accused of covering up a 2021 suicide at a county jail, according to criminal charges filed Friday. The probation officer, 50-year-old Nicole Perales, was in a "position of trust" when she allegedly had oral sex with a 15-year-old inmate between Aug. 27, 2004 and Aug. 26, 2005, according to Alameda County District Attorney's Office.
By August, Hollis learned she did have a cesarean scar pregnancy, that her pregnancy was already bulging out of her uterus, and that she had a placenta accreta—a life-threatening pregnancy complication that occurs when the placenta grows too deeply inside the uterine wall, and part or all of the placenta remains attached to the uterine wall even during delivery. According to the Mayo Clinic, the condition can result in severe blood loss after delivery as well as infertility, as there's only a narrow window for pregnancies with placenta accreta to be terminated without requiring a hysterectomy.
When child welfare workers and police knocked on Sarah Perkins' and Joshua Sabey's front door well past midnight one weekend last summer, the parents were shocked to learn the state of Massachusetts had come to take their two young sons. It's the kind of harrowing scene that plays out daily across the country as social workers motivated by a desire to protect children run up against confused and concerned parents. What followed was emotional anguish, a bureaucratic battle, vindication for the parents and a lawsuit filed earlier this month by a legal advocacy group.
Bill Maher recounted his time interviewing Elon Musk, on his podcast "Club Random." The father of nine recently extended his prediction to getting humans on Mars to 2029. Bill Maher said he "loved" interviewing Elon Musk but he doesn't understand his beliefs about making more babies and colonizing Mars, on a Monday episode of his podcast "Club Random."
FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday offered to let House Oversight Chair James Comer view an internal law enforcement document at FBI headquarters that Republicans believe will shed light on an allegation that then-Vice President Joe Biden was involved in a criminal scheme with a foreign national, the chairman said in a statement. The document has origins in a tranche of documents that Rudy Giuliani provided to the Justice Department in 2020, people briefed on the matter said.
A planned $3 billion semiconductor facility in India by chip consortium ISMC that counted Israeli chipmaker Tower as a tech partner has been stalled due to the company's ongoing takeover by Intel, three sources said, dashing India's chip making plans. A second mega $19.5 billion plan to build chips locally by a joint venture between India's Vedanta and Taiwan's Foxconn is also proceeding slowly as their talks to rope in European chipmaker STMicroelectronics as a partner are deadlocked, a fourth source with direct knowledge said. The challenges faced by the companies deal a major setback to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has made chipmaking a top priority as he wants to "usher in a new era in electronics manufacturing" by luring global companies.
DON'T MISS: While the practice does not come with a catchy term, working a side hustle that you keep quiet from your primary boss is definitely on the rise. In This Economy, The Side Hustle Life Is Very Real According to a wide-scale study conducted by consulting firm Deloitte, 46% of polled Generation Z workers and 37% of millennials said that they worked a second part-time or even full-time job in tandem to their main work. As first reported by Fortune Magazine, some of the most popular side hustles include selling online products, delivering food orders or working for a ride-share company and writing marketing materials on the side.
A female employee in a Pennsylvania school allegedly groped a teenage student during an in-school suspension, which continued throughout the day and with "sexual activity" in her car that evening, police said. Megan Carlisle, 37, also allegedly sent explicit pictures and videos of herself to the 15-year-old student and his 16-year-old friend, Northwest Regional Police said in a press release. After Carlisle allegedly "engaged in sexual activity" with the victim in her car on April 28, she sent him $20 via Cash App for food, the student reportedly told police, according to FOX 43.
Police officers found Tony Peralta earlier this month sitting on a curb not far from the convenience store in a small southeastern New Mexico community where he borrowed a cellphone — so he could call 911 and confess to killing his landlord 15 years earlier. Peralta told police he decided to come forward because “his heart hurts” and that he thought about it every day.
STORY: In a series of social media posts, Tenzi Sherpa has highlighted the amount of trash left behind at the fourth camp station called South Col, which has included sleeping bags, shoes and spoons. It is mandatory for climbers to bring their waste down from the mountain and claim back a garbage deposit of $4,000 from the government. But expedition organizers and hiking officials said monitoring camps nearly 8,000 meters (26,246 feet) high is both difficult and ineffective.
Alex Rodriguez revealed on "CBS Mornings" Wednesday that he was recently diagnosed with early-stage gum disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of U.S. adults 30 and older have some form of gum disease, and it's even more common after the age of 65. Rodriquez, or A-Rod as he is known, has partnered with the health products company OraPharma to help raise awareness.
A Pennsylvania restaurant owner who screamed death threats directed at then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi while storming the U.S. Capitol was sentenced on Tuesday to more than two years in prison. Pauline Bauer was near Pelosi's office suite on Jan. 6, 2021, when she yelled at police officers to bring out the California Democrat so the mob of Donald Trump supporters could hang her. In January, U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden convicted Bauer of riot-related charges after hearing trial testimony without a jury.