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WASHINGTON (AFP) – Syria has stockpiled about 1,000 tonnes of numerous chemical agents including sarin and mustard gases, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday.

Kerry told U.S. lawmakers that some of the agents were unmixed “binary components” while others were probably stored in tanks.

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour

Three states that narrowly swung from Barack Obama in 2012 to Donald Trump in 2016 seem likely to swing back in 2020. Polling currently gives a consistent and solid lead to Democrat Joe Biden in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Should Biden carry all three of these swing states and keep all of the states Hillary Clinton won in 2016, he will win an Electoral College majority and the presidency.

According to RealClear Politics' polling average, Biden currently enjoys a 4-point lead in Pennsylvania, a 6.4-point lead in Michigan, and a 6.7-point lead in Wisconsin.

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