Scandal widens; US general's emails 'flirtatious'
US President Barack Obama put a hold on the nomination of Afghan war chief Gen. John Allen to become the next commander of US European Command as well as the NATO supreme allied commander in Europe after investigators uncovered 20,000-plus pages of documents and emails that involved Allen and Tampa socialite Jill Kelley. Some of the material was characterized as "flirtatious. (AP)