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Grandma Who Allegedly Killed Lookalike Found at Texas Bar

April 20, 2018 |

Lois Riess’ time on the run has come to an end. The Minnesota grandmother is accused of killing her husband at their Blooming Prairie home in late March and then murdering Pamela Hutchinson, a woman who bore a resemblance to her , earlier this month in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. A…
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TJ Miller Allegedly Made Weird, Fake Bomb Report

April 11, 2018 |

TJ Miller was arrested Monday night and charged with making a false bomb threat on March 18. According to a release from the US Attorney for the District of Connecticut announcing the federal criminal complaint, the former Silicon Valley star called 911 on that night to say he was on…
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Conor McGregor turns self in after allegedly attacking bus filled with UFC fighters

April 6, 2018 |

Conor McGregor, the mixed martial arts fighter known for his antics, turned himself in to police on Thursday after a video was released allegedly showing him attacking a bus full of several UFC fighters in New York, the NYPD told Fox News.
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Two Turkish Imams Fired for Allegedly Investing in Bitcoin

March 29, 2018 |

Two Turkish Imams Fired for Allegedly Investing in Bitcoin

Two Turkish imams have been fired for possessing bitcoin investments, according to local media reports. Turkey’s religious authorities determined that bitcoin is “not compatible with Islam” in November 2017.

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Two Imams Fired for Owning Bitcoin

Two Turkish Imams Fired for Allegedly Investing in BitcoinIt has been reported that two religious officials in Zonguldak, Turkey, have been removed from office by Turkey’s Presidency of Religious Affairs.

Mecit K, who held a position at a mosque in Zonguldak’s city center, and Satilimis B, who worked in a surrounding village, were removed following an investigation by the Presidency of Religious Affairs into allegations that both men were investing in bitcoin. Both men have appealed the determinations.

According to a rough translation, Mecit C has pled only to have made investments into “blockchain,” stating “I do not have a close relationship with Bitcoin, I have not invested a penny, I do not have a connection […] I have an investment in ‘Blockchain’, but I have never invested in Bitcoin, it is a legitimate investment.” Mecit also indicated that this was not the first investigation of its kind into his investments, adding “In 2016, an investigation was launched on the grounds that necessary jurisdictions had been opened and then the case was closed, and an investigation was launched again in 2017. Justice will make its decision.”

By contrast, Satilimis pled total innocence, claiming not to “even know what bitcoin is.” Satilimis’ statements appear to claim that his wife’s jewelry business had recently been the victim of some sort of scam. Satilimis stated that his “wife went to this place by selling the jewelry items, under the influence of the father-in-law and getting the rental income from this company but this company went down without getting any rental income. I am also the victim here. they gave me the air of directing my friends to this company, but my friends who entered this company without being under the influence of anyone in the investigation declare them. I was dismissed from such a calumny. It is a pity that the Religious Council has come to this point.”

Turkish Religious Officials Rule Against Bitcoin Use in 2017

Two Turkish Imams Fired for Allegedly Investing in BitcoinLate last year, it was first reported that Turkey’s Presidency of Religious Affairs had announced that it would not permit the use of cryptocurrencies.

According to a rough translation, The Gazete Manifesto quoted the High Council of Religious affairs as concluding that “It is permissible to use any kind of money which is generally regarded as a measure of exchange or value among users, which gives trust to the user as a source. What is important at this point is that the means of change, known as money, is not used as a means of deceiving, in its essence, i.e., in the form of production, in the stages of release and in the nature of interrogation, as a means of deception, and is not conducive to the unjust and unjust enrichment of a particular segment. The use of each of the digital-crypto[currencies] that have emerged in recent years […] should be evaluated in the light of the above general principles. According to this, there is a risk of deceit, which has serious uncertainties in its essence.”

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Rapper Zay Hilfigerrr Allegedly Attacks Roommate, Cops Called

March 26, 2018 |

“Juju on That Beat” rapper Zay Hilfigerrr’s being accused of beating up his roommate, and cops were called after the latest alleged attack … TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us … cops responded to a 911 call from Zay’s home in…

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Michael Bennett Allegedly Injured Elderly Paraplegic Woman, Faces 10 Years In Prison

March 23, 2018 |

Philadelphia Eagles star Michael Bennett was charged a felony after allegedly injuring an elderly paraplegic woman at the Super Bowl last year. Bennett, 32, was indicted by a Harris County, TX Grand Jury after being accused of pushing a…

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Aubrey O’Day’s Topless Unreleased Music Vid Allegedly Aimed at Donald Trump Jr.

March 21, 2018 |

Aubrey O’Day wrote not one, but 2 songs about her alleged affair with Donald Trump Jr. – and even made a steamy music vid for one of them, but it never saw the light of day … until now. TMZ’s obtained previously unreleased footage of…

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Milton Bradley Charged with Battery, Allegedly Beat Up Wife

March 20, 2018 |

Milton Bradley’s in trouble with the law — charged with battery — for allegedly beating up a woman he’s married to once again … TMZ Sports has learned. We broke the story … cops were called to Bradley’s L.A. home back in January. When they…

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The Turtle Was Allegedly Fed a Puppy. Now It’s Dead

March 17, 2018 |

A sick puppy reportedly met an unfortunate fate in Idaho, and now a snapping turtle has too. The Idaho State Department of Agriculture on Friday said that the turtle, who was allegedly fed the puppy by a Preston Junior High School science teacher as students watched, was euthanized “humanely,” per…
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Teacher Allegedly Fed Puppy to Turtle as Students Watched

March 14, 2018 |

Students in Preson, Idaho, were reportedly subjected to a disturbing scene last week when a teacher allegedly fed a puppy to one of his reptiles as the children looked on. A local animal activist filed a police report after hearing about the after-school incident, in which Preston Junior High science…
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