Tag Archives: Pork

Baron-Cohen strikes again: Republican wields anti-terror pork shield, Arpaio mulls Trump ‘blow job’

Sacha Baron Cohen’s satirical war on American politics has returned, this time seeing Republican donor Shaun McCutcheon deploying a “pork shield” against Islamic terrorism and Sheriff Joe Arpaio chat about a Trump ‘blow job’. Cohen’s ‘Who is America?’ has already brought memorable moments such as Senator Bernie Sanders’ annoyance with bogus analysis of the wealthiest “one percent” in the US. ...

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Imposter ‘Saudi prince’ caught after eating pork during $50,000 scam

A con artist who defrauded his victims of millions of dollars while posing as a Saudi prince got caught after a Miami hotelier noticed the supposedly devout Muslim royal was eating pork during their meetings. Anthony Gignac, a Colombian-born scammer known for targeting super-rich real estate developers, worked under the alias ‘Sultan Bin Khalid Al-Saud’ as he finagled gifts worth ...

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Mexico slaps levies on US pork in response to Trump's steel & aluminum tariffs

US pork will be levied with a 20 percent tariff by Mexico in retaliation to US trade barriers on steel and aluminum, Reuters reports quoting two industry officials. Mexico has warned the US about upcoming tariffs on pork chops. The country buys more than $ 1 billion worth of pork legs and shoulders, and 90 percent of them come from ...

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Russia-EU pork dispute: Moscow challenges ‘baseless’ EU trade sanctions demand

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 21:08 Moscow has rejected an EU demand for €1.39 billion in compensation over a Russian pig and pork import ban by calling it “baseless.” The order will be challenged in a court of arbitration. Moscow has fulfilled all the requirements stipulated by the World Trade Organization (WTO) with regard to its pork and pigs import ...

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Court orders halal supermarket in Paris to close because it sells no pork or wine

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 15:48 A French court has ordered a halal grocery store in Paris to shut down because it did not sell pork and alcohol, and failed to cater for the needs of the customers. The Court of Nanterre ruled on Monday that the “Good Price” mini-market in Colombes failed to comply with the conditions of its ...

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