Vernon Unsworth, a 63-year-old British diver who helped rescue a Thai youth soccer team, filed a suit seeking $75,000 in damages against Musk on Monday in the Central District Court of California.
Musk tweeted to his 22.5 million followers that Unswroth was a "pedo" after Unsworth criticized Musk in a July 13 television interview with CNN about the rescue.
Mr Unsworth became a target for Mr Musk after cave rescuers rejected his offer of a mini-submarine created by his rocket company SpaceX to rescue the football team.
Asked about the move, Mr Unsworth said it was a "PR stunt" and the tube "had absolutely no chance of working".
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Sunday that the company intends to handle most of its customers' collision repairs at company-run body shops.
Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment regarding when it will be able to handle the majority of its customers' collision repairs. A separate lawsuit is being filed in London for the damages Unsworth, who is British, suffered in England and Wales, his lawyer said.
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Two days after the Aug 28 tweet, Musk emailed a BuzzFeed News reporter, suggesting that the reporter investigate Mr Unsworth and "stop defending child rapists", according to the lawsuit, which is 65 pages with exhibits.
Mr Unsworth did not take part in the dives but had previously explored the cave complex extensively.
The first amendment of the United States Constitution which protects free speech makes defamation a challenging legal action to bring.
"Mr Mr Unsworth is not a paedophile".
He resurfaced the controversy earlier this month saying it was "strange" that Unsworth had not sued him over the comments. Mr Unsworth is not a child rapist, ' the lawsuit said, adding that Mr Unsworth has never been married to a minor. He started going to Thailand in 2011, where he explored and mapped caves, the documents said.
However, he said that did not justify Mr Musk's use of Twitter and the media to defame him.
The players we spoke to in the summer or a little earlier, they were different talks to those I had the previous year or before. The Reds laid down a marker in the title race on Saturday afternoon thanks to a 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley.
That quintet together accounts for less than 1 percent of the roughly 99 million barrels per day of global oil production. Despite an increase in OPEC production since then, Saudi Arabia has added less crude than it initially announced.
A message will be pushed to every available platform during the test, allowing agencies to study the effectiveness of each system. The administration will send a test alert via radio and television broadcasters two minutes after the cell phone alert.
To be specific, OnePlus is aiming for a 2019 launch for its TV, which will be a 4K LED model with built-in connectivity. The entries will be selected by October 31 and the names will have to be submitted by October 16.
Most of these optimizations are focused at older hardware, and Apple is continuing support all the way back to 2013's iPhone 5s. So you might have to delete some apps, or back up photos to the iCloud , in order to ensure enough space for the new update.
If Gordon lands in New England and can stay on the field - and that's a big "if" - he could be an instant threat for the Patriots. To put that even further into perspective, Randy Moss' average when he joined the Patriots in 2007 was 15.83.
A presidential office spokesman said after the facility opened, "there is a stout bridge connecting two Koreas". South Korea suspended operations at the complex in 2016 after North Korea carried out its fourth nuclear test.
But California is just a state. "But everyone here is saying (the opposite), like the mayors, the governors and the City Council". California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law on Monday calling for the state to run entirely on clean energy by 2045.
Coca-Cola Co. spokesperson Kent Landers issued a statement on the reports confirming the company's monitoring of CBD. The potential product would include as an ingredient CBD, or cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive component in cannabis.
It depends on the kind of match. "I think my opinion in this moment, two teams, Liverpool and Manchester City are better than us". The Blues thrashed the Welsh outfit 4-1 at the Stamford Bridge and reportedly , Sarri has doubts over the abilities of Morata.
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A potential "no" vote from Flake would complicate the judge's prospects because Republicans control the committee by just 11-10. President Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday: "If it takes a little delay, it takes a little delay".
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If that wasn't enough, star running back LeSean McCoy's status is uncertain after he missed the fourth quarter with a rib injury. So, like Lorenzo said, that's disrespectful, to leave us down like that. "But looking forward to that and that atmosphere".
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Douglas Costa (R) spits at Federico Di Francesco of Sassuolo during the Serie A match between Juventus and US Sassuolo. Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their first goal against Sassuolo in Turin September 16, 2018.
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He was the only player that looked like he may give Liverpool a problem and could easily have equalised just after half-time. Liverpool are scheduled to play seven games in the next 23 days starting with the weekend's trip to Wembley on Saturday.
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It's undertain where exactly Florence will make landfall, after a shift in its track put more of the Southeast in danger. An infra-red satellite image of hurricane Florence approaching the North Carolina coast early Thursday, September 13 .
Trump Readies Tariffs on $200 Billion More Chinese Goods
American officials say those violate Beijing's market-opening commitments and worry they might erode USA industrial leadership. A Treasury spokesman did not immediately respond to a query on the status of the China talks invitation.