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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was to address the US Congress Tuesday in an increasingly heated battle with the White House over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, as tough talks resumed in Switzerland. Netanyahu has repeatedly attacked the emerging Iran deal and is reportedly planning to unveil classified details shared by the US to lawmakers to show why he believes it poses a grave danger to Israel. "Netanyahu made all sorts of claims," he told Reuters on Monday.
Citigroup Inc said it has agreed to sell its consumer finance unit OneMain Financial Holdings Inc to subprime lender Springleaf Holdings Inc for $4.25 billion in cash. The sale of OneMain, which Citigroup has been seeking to hive off since 2011, is a major step in the No. 3 U.S. bank's plan to sell unwanted assets and focus on wealthier clients. Springleaf shares soared 38 percent to a record $52.44 on Tuesday. Citigroup's shares were marginally higher at $53.60.