Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Mar 26, 2014 3:02 AM

"You see parts of their bodies sticking out of the mud. It's real hard. It's that bad. There are people out there we know." — Rescuer Gene Karger describing the scene in Oso, Wash., where a massive mudslide has killed at least 16 people.


"We're not searching for a needle in a haystack — we're still trying to define where the haystack is." — Air Marshal Mark Binskin, Australia's deputy defense chief, on the search area in the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysian jetliner.


"I continue to be much more concerned when it comes to our security with the prospect of a nuclear weapon going off in Manhattan." — President Barack Obama on whether he considers Russian President Vladimir Putin a threat to the United States.