Story | Feb 16, 2011 | 8:22 AM
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Story | Nov 26, 2013 | 7:35 AMAfter its launch was delayed for a month by the Madison, Wis., city attorney, the Snuggle House was cleared and scheduled to open on Nov. 15 to provide in-bed, pajama-clad “intimate, non-sexual touch(ing)” for $60 an hour. “So many people,” said assistant manager Emily Noon, “don't have a significant other in their lives” and “just need to be held” (including, she said, the elderly and hospice patients, who are part of the target clientele). The city's delay was, a spokesman said, to assure that Snuggle House had protocols for dealing with “risky” situations in which a customer refuses to take “no sex” for an answer. (Snuggle House has prominent surveillance cameras and panic buttons for the staff.)
Story | Dec 11, 2013 | 8:17 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Former Google Inc. executive Michelle Lee has been named deputy director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and will run the agency until a new director is named, the USPTO said on Wednesday. Lee is a former deputy...
Story | Dec 11, 2013 | 8:39 AM
(Reuters) - Network equipment maker Emulex Corp said it would cut 110 jobs, or 10 percent of its workforce, and close an engineering facility as part of a restructuring program initiated last month under pressure from shareholders. Emulex said it expects...
Story | Dec 11, 2013 | 11:22 AM
By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN, Dec 11 (Reuters) - The German state of Bavaria announced on Wednesday it had scrapped plans to publish a new academic reprint of Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" with critical commentary when its legal power to ban the book...