Quotations in the News

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Posted: Feb 12, 2015 3:43 AM

"The entire world is waiting to see whether the situation moves toward de-escalation, weapons pullback, cease-fire, or ... spins out of control." — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany were struggling to reach a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine.

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"I dreamed of being, and still hope to be, a quarter of the writer that Bob Simon is and has been. Bob Simon was a legend, in my opinion." — CNN anchor Anderson Cooper after longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon died in a car crash. He was 73.

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"The media here bombards the American citizen with Islamic, Islamic, Islamic terrorism and makes people here scared of us and hate us and want us out. So if somebody has any conflict with you, and they already hate you, you get a bullet in the head." — Mohammad Abu-Salha, a psychiatrist and father of one of the three Muslim victims killed in a shooting in North Carolina.