In his annual address to the nation in early March, President Putin announced that Russian Federation had developed a number of advanced weapons systems, including nuclear-powered cruise missiles, which make all USA capabilities aimed at undermining Russia's nuclear deterrent obsolete.
Clashes erupted after Israeli troops stormed a number of houses there. The Palestinian Information Ministry said in a statement that "the execution of Tamimi in cold blood, with three bullets at close range, proves how much our people are in need of worldwide protection against the Israeli war machine".
The crucial House races in California yielded more mixed results. That is a clear advantage for the Democrats who sport four registered voters to every one registered Republican. National Democrats have spent more than $7 million trying to curb and fix the damage inflicted by Democrats attacking each other in districts opened by retiring Republican Reps.
Democrats nursing long-shot hopes of winning Senate control in the November elections have 26 incumbents facing re-election, including two independents allied with them. Democratic co-sponsors include Mark Warner of Virginia, Brian Schatz of Hawaii and Chris Van Hollen of Maryland. The majority of Republican senators and representatives have confirmed Trump's nominees, agreed to blow up the U.S.
China opens Saturday a two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit attended by Pakistan and India after the two countries became members of the regional security bloc led by China and Russian Federation. Under a previous agreement, Beijing is supposed to share the river data, but it stopped past year after the two armies had a 73-day faceoff at Doklam in the eastern sector.
For Manafort though, the charges come at a perilous time, just hours before his lawyers were due to file legal briefs explaining why he should be allowed to remain free on bond pending his trial scheduled for next month in Alexandria, Virginia.