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US Law Enforcement Raids Turkish-owned New York Cafe, House with Links to Gulen

Image The U.S. law enforcement officers raided a popular cafe linked to Pennsylvania-based Imam Fethullah Gülen in New York's Brooklyn on early Friday morning, the Daily Sabah has learned. More than a dozen officers seized computers during the raid on Masal Cafe, a popular destination for Gülen's disciples, according to frequent visitors of the venue. Another search was also conducted against the cafe's owner, Salahattin Karakuş's house, in which his computers were also confiscated. Karakuş confirmed on Sunday via phone that U.S. law enforcement officers were in his house and the cafe. "They told me not to talk about this with anyone. That's all," he said. Local media reported that the raid was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, however, FBI's New York office said it had not carried out the operation.

USA Swimming Teams Up With Chobani Greek Yogurt as Official Supplier

Image USA Swimming is pleased to fuel its athletes with high protein products made with only natural, non-GMO ingredients through its newest multi-year partnership with America’s #1 Greek Yogurt Brand, Chobani, LLC.  A key aspect of the partnership will see Chobani and USA Swimming work together to create a digital content series promoting creative and healthy eating choices. This series will be featured across Chobani and USA Swimming’s multimedia platforms, including social media and digital channels. 

Chobani Lifted Sales 9% through Yahoo Search Ads

Image Chobani and Nielsen Catalina Solutions teamed up for a Yahoo Search ad campaign that resulted in a 9% lift in yogurt sales and a 1.3% increase in market share. The campaign was conducted as a measurement study as well to provide the brand with insights into how paid search impacted in-store sales. To do this they looked at household data on demographics, purchase histories, regional purchase behavior, and buying cycles. Chobani Chief Marketing and Brand Officer Peter McGuinness told Ad Age, "It's yet another proof point that advertising in any form, on any channel, has merit and effectiveness. It just helps further justify budgets overall, and specifically in search."

Esteworld Aims to Make Americans Healthier and Younger

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The recent trend in globalizing world is to stay young and healthy. In view of this desire is ESTEWORLD, Istanbul based cosmetic surgery firm who are following this trend with its outstanding team and its philosophy of quality service, infrasttucture, medical and physical hardware in a secure way with innocation to constructa global brand. Esteworld started in 2004 in Turkey as a completely new concept. Its concept of “healthy and young” is based on the latest state of the art technology.

Potential Partners Are No Fans of Chobani CEO Ulukaya

Image Hamdi Ulukaya, the 43-year old founder and chief executive of Greek yogurt maker Chobani, has helped pull off a remarkable turnaround over the last 19 months. During that time, the Turkish businessman has turned an operating loss into a profit and, even against stepped-up competition, increased Chobani’s market share, The Post has learned. Much of the success has been attributed to the introduction of Chobani Flip, a single-serving package that separates the yogurt from dry toppings, and to Ulukaya’s stepped-up focus as CEO.

Chobani to Replace CEO and Founder with Turnaround Expert

Image Yogurt maker Chobani announced it will name a new chief executive to replace its founder and may appoint its acting president, a turnaround expert from private equity firm TPG, which lent the company $750 million last year. The company plans to name a new CEO in the first half of 2015 and replace company founder Hamdi Ulukaya – the top contender is currently interim president and COO Kevin Burns.

Chobani Is Not Paying TPG for Partner's Work

Image Kevin Burns is not being paid to serve as interim COO of the challenged yogurt-maker. Last week, The New York Times reported that investors with private equity firm TPG Capital were “paying twice” for work being done by TPG partner Kevin Burns, who also is serving as the interim COO of yogurt maker Chobani (in which TPG invested last year). The paper basically alleged that Burns was being paid his regular TPG salary, derived from annual management fees paid by limited partners in TPG funds, while TPG also was receiving from Chobani a “a separate fee based on the partner’s work on the particular investment.” And, rather than sharing this separate fees with its limited partners, TPG had used a shadowy internal “recovery” group to keep most of the money in-house.

GAO Denies Sierra Nevada's Legal Challenge to NASA Space Contract

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Dream Chaser.
NASA acted properly in awarding $6.8 billion to the Boeing Co. and SpaceX for a new generation of commercial space vans to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the Government Accountability Office ruled Monday. The GAO rejected a challenge to last September's award that was filed by Sierra Nevada Corp., a spaceship-builder

Chobani Says Press Reports of Turmoil Aren?t True

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Hamdi Ulukaya at Nasdaq.
Chobani says reports by the New York Post of turmoil at the Greek yogurt company, based on allegations from unnamed sources, are false and rresponsible. Reports by the New York Post this week of turmoil at Greek yogurt maker Chobani and the alleged ousting of Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya as chairman of the board are absolutely untrue, according to a Chobani spokesman.

Maxim Integrated Products CEO Tunc Doluca Sells 6,000 Shares (MXIM)

Image Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM) CEO Tunc Doluca sold 6,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.13, for a total value of $198,780.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

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