Video shows Tesla bursting into flames on LA street 'out of the blue'
Washington Post, 18 June at 17:52
Startling video showing a Tesla Model S appearing to burst into flames on a Los Angeles street has been shared thousands of times since it was posted late Friday night. The video was posted on Twitter by actress Mary McCormack, who said it showed her ...
VW to Pick Schot as Audi Interim Chief After CEO Arrest
Bloomberg, 18 June at 17:36
Volkswagen AG is preparing to name Bram Schot as interim chief at its Audi unit, according to a person familiar with the matter, following the arrest of the luxury brand's longtime leader Rupert Stadler over his role in VW's diesel-emissions cheating.
New 'LA Times' Owner Says He Wants To Compete For A National Audience
NPR, 18 June at 17:36
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong confirmed that he took ownership of the Los Angeles Times from its former corporate owners, the Chicago-based Tronc newspaper company. He did so in style with a full-page note to his readers and his new employees on Sunday.
Wall Street tumbles as US-China trade spat escalates
Reuters, 18 June at 17:15
(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 200 points on Monday and the other major indexes were lower, as China's retaliatory action against tariffs imposed by the United States reignited fears of a possible trade war between the
6 Defensive Stocks to Buy as Trade Tensions Flare Up
Nasdaq, 18 June at 17:12
U.S. stocks suffered losses on Jun 15 after trade tensions between Washington and Beijing escalated. President Trump announced tariffs on $50 billion worth of China's goods. Beijing promised to evaluate the tariff and hit back in equal measure. On Jun
These are the worst tippers in America
CNBC, 18 June at 17:06
Millennials are often more averse to spending their money than other generations. It turns out that's also true when it comes to leaving tips in restaurants. When dining out, millennials, defined broadly in this case as those aged 18-37, leave a 15
Homebuilder sentiment drops in June due to soaring lumber costs
CNBC, 18 June at 17:01
U.S. homebuilders are thrilled with demand for housing, but they are being hamstrung, they say, by rising costs for lumber. Builder sentiment fell two points to 68 in June, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing
World Stocks Slide Over Trade Tensions, German Politics
New York Times, 18 June at 16:49
SINGAPORE — Global stocks dropped Monday on concerns over trade as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants threatened the German government. Markets in China and Hong Kong were closed for ...
Bloomberg, 18 June at 16:36
The Swiss-based Bank for International Settlements – often described as “the bank for central banks” – likes order, technocracy and not rocking the boat. Given Bitcoin's tumbling price and evaporating trading volumes, its 24-page report on the digital
Customer revolted at gross instructions on burger receipt: 'Please spit in it too'
Fox News, 18 June at 16:03
One New York man left his Father's Day dinner feeling queasy after discovering instructions on the receipt for his burger that said “please spit in it too.” On June 17, Curtis Mays had just finished his meal at Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Astoria
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