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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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Attorney: Ex-reality star close to deal in fatal Iowa crash

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — Attorneys for an Iowa farmer who appeared on ABC’s “The Bachelor” say they are close to reaching a deal with prosecutors that would resolve a criminal charge against him related to a fatal crash. The Des Moines Register reports an attorney for Chris Soules said during a Tuesday hearing that attorneys should know by Monday whether …

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Justice watchdog: FBI official accepted reporter’s tickets

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior FBI official accepted two tickets to a sports event from a television reporter who regularly covered the bureau, the Justice Department’s inspector general said Tuesday. The official did not pay for the tickets despite having initially claimed under oath to have done so, according to the watchdog, which said the official’s actions violated federal regulations …

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Johnny Miller retiring after 3 decades at NBC Sports

Johnny Miller

Johnny Miller is retiring after three decades of calling the shots the way he sees them. Miller said Monday he will make his last call from the Phoenix Open the first weekend in February, ending a career as the lead golf analyst for NBC Sports that made him as famous as the 63 he shot at Oakmont to win the …

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Ann Curry to host TV show to solve medical mysteries

Ann Curry

NEW YORK (AP) — Ann Curry is getting into the business of medical crowdsourcing on television. The former “Today” show anchor has agreed to anchor a Turner series that describes people with mysterious medical ailments, in the hope of reaching doctors or patients who have seen something similar and gotten help. Curry said Monday that she hoped real good can …

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And baby makes three: Prince Harry and Meghan’s child on way

Meghan, Harry

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — They both wanted children. They knew it was time. Meghan had ended her acting career and moved to Britain to be a full-time royal. Prince Harry had stepped down from the military and wanted to settle down. Their marriage was a five-star glamour blowout: the spectacular Windsor Castle setting, the horse-drawn carriage on a warm spring …

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Baldwin urges ‘overthrow’ of Trump government via voting

Alec Baldwin

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Actor Alec Baldwin followed up his latest parody portrayal of President Donald Trump with a serious call Sunday night for voters to use the Nov. 6 midterm elections to peacefully “overthrow” the government. After reprising his role as Trump on “Saturday Night Live,” Baldwin flew to New Hampshire, where he was the keynote speaker at the …

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Netflix deal could boost all parts of New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — While Albuquerque has been named as Netflix’s newest production hub, those in the industry say the benefits are likely to reach all parts of New Mexico. In fact, The Santa Fe New Mexican reported earlier this week that Netflix executives have already visited Santa Fe to scout for space for a project next year. Eric …

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West visit Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan officials say Kanye West and his wife, the reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, have arrived in Uganda on a private visit. Information Minister Frank Tumwebaze told The Associated Press late Saturday that West’s visit is “an endorsement of our tourism resources.” Government spokesman Ofwono Opondo said on Twitter that the American rapper was traveling …

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Fox News cutting back on Trump rally coverage

Donald Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has recently pulled back from airing President Donald Trump’s campaign-style rallies during prime time, a move that could put a crimp in Republican efforts to reach voters in the weeks before midterm elections. During much of the late summer, Fox would pre-empt its lucrative nightly lineup of Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity and Laura …

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