1. Washington made a fair bale of hay with its delay of one shipment of bombs to Israel, but billions of dollars of weaponry remains in place for delivery.

2. Israel told people in Rafah to evacuate and head to what it calls an expanded humanitarian area in Al-Mawasi, in a further indication that the military is pressing ahead with its plans for a ground attack.

3. President Biden is set to announce new tariffs, including a major tax rise on imported electric vehicles.

4. China spent the early part of this week in talks with France as President Emmanuel Macron sought more balanced trade with Europe.

5. The armored ground attack on Ukraine’s second-largest city opens a front in the northeastern part of the country.