The Secretary of State said the Israeli prime minister speaking to Congress is "odd," but Netanyahu is welcome.
Word of the pending announcement comes amid reports of questionable donations to the Clinton Foundation.
Marchers blame Kremlin for shooting death of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
King Abdullah of Jordan called ISIS members "deluded young men and women."
The offensive has been a long time coming. Prime Minister al-Abadi gave militants one last chance to turn themselves in before the offensive begins.
The United Nations originally estimated 89 children were abducted last month by a militia group.
Slugger Minnie Minoso, Chicago's first black Major League Baseball player, died Sunday.