President Obama aimed some jabs at Republicans at a Democratic retreat in Philadelphia on Thursday.
In recent months, the ruling Communist Party has attempted to tighten control over educational institutions in the country.
The discussions, aimed at ending the over four-year Syrian civil war, were not attended by the U.S.-backed Syrian National Coalition.
Officials said a leak in a pipe from a gas truck was believed to have triggered the explosion.
The Sarmat Nuclear ICBM would replace the largest nuclear missile in the world, nicknamed “SS-18 Satan” by NATO.
Robert Ladd had an IQ of 67 and was deemed mentally retarded by a psychiatrist, according to defense attorneys.
Safety experts say the plane's manufacturer discourages pilots from cutting systems power, as it can have a knock-on effect.