WASHINGTON - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will escalate his campaign against President Obama's Iran diplomacy in a speech to Congress. Full Article
LONDON - European shares rose close to seven-year highs on Tuesday as better than expected German retail sales further buoyed investors days before the European Central Bank kicks off a trillion-euro bond buying program.
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
China mobile giant Huawei is getting ready to launch smartphones in the United States just two years after it was branded a national security threat by U.S. lawmakers.