Monday, January 9, 2017

"Police arrest 17 in France over Kardashian robbery"

From Reuters:
Police in France arrested 17 people on Monday over a robbery in which reality TV star Kim Kardashian was held at gunpoint in a Paris apartment by gangsters who made off on bicycles with jewelry worth 9 million euros ($9.5 million).

Many of those arrested in coordinated police raids in several different parts of France were known underworld figures aged around 50 and at least three were women, police officials and judicial sources said.

Attackers wearing ski masks and clothes with police markings burst into the luxury property where Kardashian was sleeping in the early hours of Oct. 3, tying her up at gunpoint before making off with a ring and other jewels, police said at the time.

Most of arrests on Monday took place in the Paris region. One was in the city of Rouen further north and another was in Grasse, in the hills behind the Riviera coast....MORE
Previously in our Kardashian Koverage:

What Scientists Talk About When They Talk About Kim Kardashian
College Bound? Prep for the SAT With Kim Kardashian
"The Kardashian Bottom in Uranium" (CCJ)
Standard & Poor's Goes Nuts, Puts Own Parent McGraw-Hill on Credit Watch: Negative; Downgrades The Pope, All of South America and Two Exo-Planets; Degrades Kim Kardashian

and finally:

Climateer Line of the Day: God Bless America Edition
Via Fusion's "ISIS Isn't Winning Twitter":
“Kim Kardashian is retweeted more in three days than ISIL has done on social media since they were created”
-Richard Stengel, Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy, U.S. State Department