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#Nice Try

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un Nice Try

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

From TheJournal.ie Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested Nice Try

Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested

Around half the money has been recovered. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

This Waterford lad's method of getting to his car in a flood is heroic

Well, it’s a WAY to beat the floods.

From TheJournal.ie Rickshaw driver attempts to charge family €290 for 10-minute ride Bad Form

Rickshaw driver attempts to charge family €290 for 10-minute ride

Thankfully, police arrived at the scene while the incident was ongoing.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough Nice Try

Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough

The big sticking point is the fact that three quarters of staff are on part-time flexible contracts.

From TheJournal.ie Three men tell High Court they should be let out of jail because of the ecstasy loophole Nice Try

Three men tell High Court they should be let out of jail because of the ecstasy loophole

Three men went to court to argue that they shouldn’t be in jail because the drugs weren’t illegal when they were arrested and imprisoned.

Men attempt to unclasp bras, fail miserably

It’s HARD, in fairness.

From TheJournal.ie "Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case Nice Try

"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are in court over their alleged illegal entrance into Shannon Airport last year.

Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys

Nice try, but no.

From TheJournal.ie New York man charged with hiding cocaine and LSD in anti-drugs teddy bear Nice Try

New York man charged with hiding cocaine and LSD in anti-drugs teddy bear

Daren the anti-drug Spokes-lion always wins in the end…

Potato-wielding man attempts to rob dry-cleaners and garage, fails

A blatant misuse of our national treasure.

From The42 Baseball fan eats concrete after hopelessly heroic dive for foul ball Nice Try

Baseball fan eats concrete after hopelessly heroic dive for foul ball

Nothing was harmed, bar one man’s pride.

WATCH: Ghost caught on camera robbing an off-licence

This shocking footage will spook you out.

From The42 Scott Carson double bluffs himself to concede bizarre penalty Nice Try

Scott Carson double bluffs himself to concede bizarre penalty

The former England international tried to psyche out David Nugent. The tactic almost worked.

From TheJournal.ie 52-year-old French mum disguises herself as teenage daughter to sit exam Nice Try
From TheJournal.ie White House strikes back on Death Star (because it would cost $850 quadrillion) Nice Try

White House strikes back on Death Star (because it would cost $850 quadrillion)

Almost 35,000 people had signed a petition asking the US government to build a Death Star – but the White House says it does not support blowing up planets. Boo.

From TheJournal.ie Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch Cheeky This post contains videos

Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch

The kids broke through a cordon and briefly got their hands on the torch before they were shepherded away.

From TheJournal.ie US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m Nice Try

US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m

The man had claimed he won the money on a personal ticket – but a jury disagreed.

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace wants Dáil summer break to move - so TDs can watch Euro 2012 Nice Try

Mick Wallace wants Dáil summer break to move - so TDs can watch Euro 2012

The Wexford politician wants TDs to be able to enjoy the Irish football team’s participation at next year’s European Championships.

Woman tries to smuggle husband out of prison... in a bag

Suspicions were raised when the woman left the facility with a bulky suitcase after a conjugal visit.

From TheJournal.ie After 2 years on the run, Irish "Ho Hum Bandit" was shopped by his ex Love Hurts This post contains images

After 2 years on the run, Irish "Ho Hum Bandit" was shopped by his ex

He apparently thought he might win her back if he showed her his photo on the FBI’s Most Wanted list. Bless.