Quotations in the News

AP News

3/6/2014 3:00:00 AM - AP News

"I'd rather be where we are today than where we were yesterday." — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, assessing the status of diplomatic efforts to ease the crisis in the Crimean Peninsula, now largely under the control of Russian troops.

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"I am deeply dismayed that some members of the Senate have decided to make spurious allegations about CIA actions that are wholly unsupported by the facts." — CIA Director John Brennan, dismissing claims that his agency improperly monitored members of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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"It's unfair because people have been eating this and loving it for a long time." — Tracy Whiskey, a restaurant worker on the island of Trinidad & Tobago, where conservationists have launched a shark-saving campaign, trying to stop locals and tourists from eating a popular delicacy: deep-fried shark sandwiches.