Headlines you may have missed
Santa Sacked for Being Too Nice to Children (Agence France Presse)
A British Santa got the sack and was booted out of his grotto by bouncers for spending too long chatting to children.
Mizuho Loses $224 Million on Typing Error (Reuters)
Japanese brokerage Mizuho Securities scrambled to clean up the mess left by a trader who mistakenly offered tens of thousands of shares for 1 yen apiece, costing the firm at least $224 million.
New Zealand Man Tries to Rob Bank by Phone (Associated Press)
A man who robbed a New Zealand bank was so disappointed with his haul he tried again — this time by phone.
Man Opens $500,000 Bar in No-Alcohol County (Associated Press)
Bar owner Mike Bolognue goofed. He's invested more than half a million bucks in his Legends Sports Pub and Grille in northeast Ohio. But he learned too late that he picked a dry district for his new tavern.
With thanks to Agence France Presse, Reuters and The Associated Press.
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