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Greek yogurt company Chobani is suing InfoWars founder Alex Jones for pushing conspiracy theories alleging that the company is "importing" migrant rapists to Twin Falls, Idaho.

After the video was shared on Twitter by PrisonPlanetTV, another Jones-affiliated site, a Twitter user responds that Chobani is "another product to boycott". After outlets published stories alleging that the mayor of Twin Falls, Shawn Barigar, was participating in a "mainstream media coverup" to protect Chobani, he and his wife received death threats. In addition to supporting charities that aid refugees and immigration, Ulukaya made it a point early in the company's history to hire refugees and individuals who had been laid off.

On his April 24 broadcast at infowars.com, Jones displayed Breitbart News website headlines claiming that "TB Spiked 500 percent in Twin Falls in 2012 as Chobani opened yogurt plant" and "22 percent of Muslims resettled in Minnesota tested positive for TB". Chobani is seeking $10,000 in damages.

Chobani's plant in Twin Falls is the largest yogurt-producing facility in the world.

The case is especially personal for Chobani's founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya, who himself immigrated to the USA from Turkey before launching the yogurt brand that transformed him into a billionaire.

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"He also included that he was ashamed of it", David Minton, an attorney for Alex Jones, said of his client's Infowars comment, describing Hoffman's question as a "cheap shot to get something before the jury they can't get to otherwise".

Sandy Hook and 9/11 conspiracist Alex Jones - famous for believing what he wants to believe - claimed in the midst of his high-profile custody trial to have "had over 150 women" by age 16.

Alex Jones has had to face up to a wave of consequences for his work at InfoWars. He spoke nearly no English.

She said her son, who she said wants to follow in his father's footsteps, had said, "I hate women", and had grown "domineering" in his relationship with his 9- and 12-year-old sisters. "I was aware that this was going to be very, very hard".

What happened next is one of the business world's most unlikely stories: An aimless young anticapitalist immigrates to the USA simply because he needs a place to go, and through grit, determination, and eerie prescience about changing American tastes somehow builds a massive brand that eventually dominates the $3.6 billion Greek yogurt industry, besting worldwide conglomerates such as Danone and General Mills. He has begun to forge a new kind of business leadership, one that fuses competitiveness with an unusually strong sense of compassion.

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