WASHINGTON - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will escalate his campaign against President Obama's Iran diplomacy in a speech to Congress. Full Article
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 pulling back from record highs a day after the Nasdaq topped 5,000 for the first time in 15 years.
BAGHDAD - Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and Shi'ite militiamen sought to seal off Islamic State fighters in Tikrit on the second day of Iraq's biggest offensive yet against a stronghold of the radical Sunni Islamist militants. Full Article
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif resume talks on Iran's disputed nuclear programme in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).