"A suicide bombing on the perimeter of an embassy is by definition an act of terror. It is a terrorist attack." — White House spokesman Jay Carney after a suicide bomber struck the American Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, the second deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in five months.

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"Barney was by my side during our eight years in the White House. He never discussed politics and was always a faithful friend. Laura and I will miss our pal." — George W. Bush on Barney, the former first family's black Scottish terrier, who died at the age of 12 from lymphatic cancer.

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"No question about it. We've had that conversation in the past. It just never really worked out timing-wise. I'd love to work for Jim. It would be the greatest thing in the world." — Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh on brother Jim, who coaches his Super Bowl opponent, the San Francisco 49ers.