More inconsistencies in Flynn work, now with Turkish client

Flynn Intel Group told the Justice Department in March the two $40,000 payments were consulting fees for unspecified work. Turkish businessman Ekim Alptekin tells The Associated Press the payments were refunds for unperformed lobbying.

Whitley County woman dies after arrest

The woman was stopped and found with drug paraphernalia and a controlled substance. Police said she possibly swallowed a small plastic bag of a substance.

Officer who fatally shot teen had once been suspended

Records show that a white Texas police officer who was fired for fatally shooting a black teenager was briefly suspended in 2013 following a complaint about his conduct while serving as a witness in a drunk-driving case.

No federal charges for Baton Rouge officers

The department’s decision doesn’t preclude state authorities from conducting their own investigation of Alton Sterling’s fatal shooting last summer and pursuing their own criminal charges in the case.

F-16 Fighters

US firm in Iraq ignores smuggling, security risks for F-16s

An American company that was paid nearly $700 million to secure an Iraqi base for F-16 fighter jets turned a blind eye to alcohol smuggling, theft, security violations, and allegations of sex trafficking. It then terminated investigators who uncovered wrongdoing, an Associated Press investigation has found.