McCaskill Calls for Investigation of Campaign Videos

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (AP) — Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill’s campaign manager is calling on her Republican rival’s office to investigate videos of her campaign taken by a conservative group. Campaign manager David Kirby on Wednesday said he wants Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley to recuse himself and appoint a special prosecutor to investigate alleged…

Migrants Moving Again in Guatemala, Trump Targets Democrats

CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala (AP) — More than 2,000 Honduran migrants traveling en masse through Guatemala resumed their journey toward the United States on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump sought to turn the caravan into a political issue three weeks before midterm elections. A day after warning Central American governments they risk losing U.S. aid if…

Nobel Prize Winner Honored with Dedicated Campus Bike Rack

COLUMBIA, MO (AP) — The University of Missouri is honoring its Nobel Prize-winning scientist with an unusual accolade: a dedicated bicycle rack slot. George Smith learned this month that he will share this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry with two other scientists. Other schools have recognized their Nobel laureates with a dedicated parking space, but the 77-year-old…

Ameren Building Solar Facility to Tap into Renewable Energy

ST. LOUIS, MO (AP) — St. Louis-based electric utility Ameren Missouri is building a solar facility for business and residential customers to tap into renewable energy. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the 1 megawatt facility will be constructed north of St. Louis Lambert International Airport. The utility said in announcing the program Wednesday that customers…

Police Search Saudi Consul’s Home in Khashoggi Case

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish crime-scene investigators searched the home of the Saudi consul general in Istanbul on Wednesday in the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, and a pro-government newspaper published a gruesome account of the journalist’s alleged slaying. As Saudi Arabia’s green national flag flapped overhead, forensics teams entered the residence, only 2 kilometers…