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  • News of the Weird: Everybody Needs a Hug

    News of the Weird: Everybody Needs a Hug
    After 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.)
  • An American In Germany: About My Upcoming Fellowship Of A Lifetime

    International politics is not my “beat” at FOX CT, but that didn’t stop me from applying for the opportunity of a lifetime, a trip to Europe to visit with my professional counterparts and interview top brass at the European Union and...

    Djokovic strolls into Monte Carlo third round

    (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic opened his Monte Carlo Masters title defense with a 6-1 6-0 demolition of Spanish qualifier Albert Montanes on Tuesday to reach the third round. In his first claycourt match of the season, the Serbian world number two won 11...

    Russia's Ukraine tactics sharpen EU split on sanctions

    PARIS/LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Russia's tactics of fostering instability in Ukraine without further overt military intervention are sharpening divisions in the European Union over whether to impose economic sanctions, making an early decision to get tough...

    Broadcaster CME names new chairman after founder's resignation

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Central European Media Enterprises (CME) named John Billock as its new non-executive chairman to replace billionaire founder Ronald Lauder after he stepped down last month, it said on Tuesday. Billock is a former executive for CME's...