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First muslim female in US Congress

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Sarah Zaman in “View 360” covered these topics:
• Rashida Tlaib is one step closer to becoming the first Muslim female member of the United States Congress.
With almost all ballots counted, Tlaib led all candidates for the Democratic Party’s nomination in Michigan’s 13th Congressional District. Tuesday’s primary election decides who will be on the ballot in November’s general election.
• The United States has announced it will impose restrictions on the export of sensitive technology to Russia because of its use of a nerve agent in the attempted murder of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain.
The state department said the new sanctions would come into effect on 22 August and would be followed by much more sweeping measures, such as suspending diplomatic relations and revoking Aeroflot landing rights, if Russia did not take “remedial� action within 90 days.
• Is Trump Administration’s policies pushing Pakistan into the China and Russia axis