According to a new Quinnipiac University poll, swing-state voters find Hillary Clinton to be the least "honest and trustworthy" of all leading presidential candidates.
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- NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has warned of "a troubling escalation of Russian military activities" in Syria.
- "The three Republicans vying for House speaker will face off Thursday in a vote that could signal whether a caucus beset by infighting and tactical confusion can come together once John Boehner leaves office."
- Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has banned Iran from engaging in any further negotiations with the United States.
- Sepp Blatter, president of the world soccer organization FIFA, has been suspended for 90 days.
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