Quotations of the day

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Posted: Jun 05, 2012 3:02 AM
Quotations of the day

"The fear is that since it happened in a residential area, there may have been many people killed." _ Yushau Shuaib, a Nigerian emergency management spokesman, on the crash of an airliner near the Lagos airport that killed all 153 people on board _ and an unknown number on the ground.

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"I think it would be a good thing if they do it right, rather than this untenable situation of just kicking off under-13s when they discover them." _ Stephen Balkan of the Family Online Safety Institute, on word that Facebook is testing ways to allow children younger than 13 to join the social networking site, likely with parental supervision. Facebook at present bans children under 13, but millions have profiles on the site by lying about their age.

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"It's going to be a very, very difficult chore to pick a jury in that community." Brian McMonagle, a Philadelphia attorney, on the start of jury selection in Jerry Sandusky's child-molestation case. Jurors will be drawn from the home county of Penn State University, where practically everyone went to the university, works there, knows someone there or is a fan of the football team.