Quotations of the day

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Posted: Jun 11, 2012 3:01 AM
Quotations of the day

"We still have some pretty fundamental problems to solve. We need more radical solutions than this one."_ Nicolas Veron, senior fellow at the Bruegel think tank in Brusssels in comments after the unveiling of a $125 billion plan to rescue Spain's banks that leaders hoped would stabilize a financial crisis that threatens to break apart the 17-country eurozone.

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"The only connection that the Auburn football team has to this is they are victims of a brutal shooting. Sometimes the young men get a bad rap, I feel like, but they are the victims today." _ Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson in a statement as investigators search for a gunman who killed three people _ including two former Auburn University football players _ and wounded three others at a pool party near campus after several men got in a fight over a woman, authorities and witnesses said.

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"The truth is she was not choked, she was not punched. There were not any scratches on her neck. But the only thing on her neck was a prior skin abrasion from eczema. Anything else is exaggeration and sensationalism." _ Megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar staunchly denying that he punched and choked his 15-year-old daughter in an argument that led to his arrest in Georgia.