But while Musk also defended his donation by mentioning that he has donated almost $6 million to the Sierra Club, an environmentalist group fighting climate change, he is also helping keep fringe extremists in the Republican Party in power.
A number of analysts and investors, requesting anonymity, told Reuters that Musk's comments were adding to their concerns that his public statements were distracting him from Tesla's main business of producing electric cars.
Mr Trip Chowdhry of Global Equities Research, who has always been bullish on Tesla, said the latest dust-ups involving Mr Musk only show "he is human", and do not detract from his quality as a great innovator.
Unsworth has said he is considering legal action against the billionaire entrepreneur, who is chief executive of the electric auto maker Tesla.
Elon Musk makes unfounded accusation against Thai cave rescuer
As Ohlheiser wrote, Musk soon "started a Twitter argument over how much credit he deserved for offering to help save the youths", during which argument he showed off an email of himself corresponding with one of the British divers and incidentally claimed that the Thai official in charge of the rescue had not been in charge.
Musk called the diver a "pedo" on Sunday in a tweet he later deleted.
He said Mr Musk appeared to be following in the footsteps of US President Donald Trump in using Twitter to vent frustration and insult anyone with whom he disagrees.
In a Tweet, Musk had proposed "a tiny kid sized submarine" for the rescue. Pressed to explain the accusation, Musk instead doubled down: "Bet ya a signed dollar it's true".
Loup Ventures published an open letter to Musk on behalf of investors, saying the comments to Unsworth "crossed the line" and calling for an apology.
Considering the immensity of Musk's following and his net worth, the Brit could get a hefty settlement if he decides to pursue legal action.
There have also been larger issues involving Tesla. "The challenge is that he would have to find assets of Musk's outside of the America".
Unsworth, who lives part of the year in Thailand, took part in the gargantuan 18-day effort to retrieve the 12 boys and their coach, a mission that ended on July 10 when the last five members were extracted.
Nestor Pitana chose to overturn his original decision after adjudging Perisic had deliberately handled the ball in the area. The referee ruled it handball only after a video review, just as the first thunders claps boomed around the stadium.
The Russian defendants are not in custody, and it is not clear they will ever appear in an American court. The US doesn't have an extradition treaty with Moscow and can't force the Russians to hand over citizens.
In 2001, a 70-pound cub named Mulac got loose for about 10 minutes before he was brought down with a tranquilizer dart. Burks said the zoo will investigate the incident, including how the jaguar got free.
France , which claimed the country's only World Cup title on home turf in 1998, will be playing in their third final in 20 years. Ignoring Croatian protests, Griezmann stroked the ball home in the 38th minute for his fourth goal of Russian Federation 2018.
Since then, the president has said his administration could impose duties on virtually all Chinese imports into the U.S. The proposed new US tariffs follow the decision to impose duties in two stages on $50 billion in Chinese goods.
The pundit has a penchant for criticising Paul Pogba , often singling out the Manchester United player for particular scrutiny. It was a lovely moment for France , who won their first World Cup since 1998, having lost a final 12 years ago to Italy.
By Monday night, Amazon had addressed the majority of its tech issues, which impacted both the desktop site and mobile app. Shoppers took to social media to complain that they couldn't order any items.
According to his itinerary, the US president will mostly stay away from London to avoid embarrassing protests. After leaving Chequers, Mr Trump travelled to Windsor Castle to have tea with Queen Elizabeth .
Trump said at a news conference in Brussels on July 12: "I know they're having a lot of problems and their economy is collapsing". Tel Aviv has warned Damascus of any kind of approaches towards the Golan Heights, occupied by Israel in 1967.
According to a report by the Anchorage Daily News , the last two Blockbuster stores in Alaska are closing their doors for good. By the end of 2018, there will be only one remaining Blockbuster Video location in the United States - in Bend, Oregon.
Liverpool FC finally make £62m bid to sign Alisson Becker
Roma are considering the bid, a world record for a keeper, but no deal has been agreed and the Italian side are said to want £66m. Chelsea's interest depends on Thibaut Courtois' future, while Real Madrid have made the Belgian their main target.
Cher Will Bless The World With An ABBA Cover Album
But the big new character is of course Donna's mother Ruby, played drolly by Cher , who shows up on the island by helicopter. Half the film will be taken up in flashback to the life of young Donna, played by Lily James .
World Cup host Putin gives Trump football made in Pakistan
On top of that, it was Croatia's Luka Modrić, and not France's Antoine Griezmann, who was given the honour of tournament MVP. The unfortunate Mario Mandzukic opened the scoring with an own goal, but finished things off with a strike at the right end.
Ga. officers use coin flip to determine if woman goes to jail
The episode was first reported by 11Alive, a news station in Atlanta, which said it brought the footage to the attention of Webb. The coin, according to the officers, landed on tails, which meant they should have let Webb go with a speeding ticket.
Thai Boys Rescued From Cave Say 'Thank You' In New Video
Two British divers found them on July 2, squatting on a mound in a flooded chamber several kilometres inside the cave complex. He and and health permanent secretary Jedsada Chokdumrongsuk went to Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital to visit the 13 people.
GOP says ex-FBI lawyer's testimony reinforces bias
On Thursday, Strzok said the message was written late at night after Trump's campaign comments disparaging a slain US soldier. And Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman said, "I have never seen my colleagues so out of control, so angry".