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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was awaited in Washington on Sunday for a "historic" quest to stop an international nuclear deal with Iran sought by the United States. Netanyahu's controversial 48-hour visit has stoked discord with US President Barack Obama and brought bilateral relations to their lowest point in years. The speech by the Israeli leader aims to drum up last-minute support to halt a possible world deal with Iran over its nuclear program. It has infuriated the White House and prominent Democrats because the speech was set up by congressional Republicans without consulting with the president, violating usual protocol.
CHICAGO (AP) — When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox.