Quotations in the News

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Posted: May 14, 2015 3:02 AM

"Clearly he was reckless and irresponsible in his actions. I don't know what was going on with him, I don't know what was going on in the cab, but there's really no excuse that could be offered." — Mayor Michael Nutter to CNN on the engineer of an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people.

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"We came here with such hopes and such difficulty, but now we're just waiting and waiting." — Navraj Nama, 25, who came with family members to the Himalayan town of Charikot for food and aid after the second earthquake hit Nepal earlier this week.

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"What do you expect us to do? We have been very nice to the people who broke into our border. We have treated them humanely but they cannot be flooding our shores like this. We have to send the right message that they are not welcome here." — Malaysian Deputy Home Minister Wan Junaidi after his country turned away two boats crammed with 800 migrants.