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Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found dead

Dennis Hof

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dennis Hof, a pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and who fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature, was found dead hours after his 72nd birthday bash, authorities said Tuesday. Hof was found unconscious and later pronounced dead in his private residence at his Love …

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The Latest: US might help with Khashoggi investigation

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says “serious evaluation” is being given over whether U.S. law enforcement officials will aid in the investigation of the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But Sessions …

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First child porn suspect on FBI list pleads guilty

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The first-ever child pornography suspect named to the FBI’s Most Wanted list cashed out his life savings and was fleeing law enforcement on a bus traveling across Montana last year when another passenger noticed child pornography on his laptop screen. When the bus stopped in Billings, the passenger confronted Eric Franklin Rosser. Rosser, a former keyboardist …

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Lady Gaga getting married? She thanks ‘fiance’ during speech

Lady Gaga

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga apparently is getting married. The 32-year-old singer and “A Star is Born” actress thanked her “fiance” Christian Carino as she finished speaking Monday night at Elle’s 25th annual Women in Hollywood event. A message seeking comment from her publicist was not returned. Gaga was sporting a ring on her left hand as she gave …

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2020 Democrats building ties to power brokers in key states

Eric Garcetti

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Before he cut the $100,000 checks, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti brought the Democratic Party chairmen from Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada backstage to meet late night television host Jimmy Kimmel and superstar hip-hop producer DJ Khaled. Garcetti may not be the best-known 2020 presidential prospect, but he will not be forgotten by those …

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Pip Pip Hooray: Pippa Middleton gives birth to baby boy

LONDON (AP) — Pippa Middleton, the sister of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby boy. A spokeswoman for Middleton and her husband James Matthews said Tuesday that their first baby had been born the day before. Kensington Palace says that Prince William and Kate are “thrilled for Pippa and James.” The new baby will be …

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EgyptAir pulls magazine after Drew Barrymore article

Drew Barrymore

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say EgyptAir has removed the latest edition of its in-flight magazine over a contentious article it published, purportedly based on an interview with American actress Drew Barrymore. They say the carrier had agreed with its publisher, Al-Ahram advertising agency, to stop printing more copies of the October issue of the magazine, Horus, and pull the …

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. POMPEO MEETS SAUDI KING OVER MISSING WRITER Turkish officials fear Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Istanbul consulate and reports in the U.S. media suggest the kingdom may acknowledge the journalist was slain there. 2. PAUL ALLEN A TRUE RENAISSANCE MAN From …

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Melania spokeswoman calls for boycott of T.I. over video

Melania Trump

ATLANTA (AP) — A Melania Trump spokeswoman is asking people to boycott Atlanta rapper T.I. because of his promotional album video that shows a woman resembling the first lady stripping in the oval office. WXIA-TV reports that Trump’s communications director, Stephanie Grisham, tweeted Saturday asking how the video was acceptable. T.I., whose real name is Clifford Harris, tweeted Friday “Dear …

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Prince Harry and Meghan start Aussie tour with baby gifts

SYDNEY (AP) — A beaming Duke and Duchess of Sussex thrilled thousands of fans outside the Sydney Opera House on Tuesday during their first meeting with the general public since the former Meghan Markle’s newly announced pregnancy. Prince Harry and Meghan spent longer than the 20 minutes allocated in their schedule to speak to and shake hands with as many …

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