Quotations in the News

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Posted: Oct 01, 2015 2:59 AM

"It is one thing obviously to be targeting ISIL. We are concerned obviously if that is not what is happening." -- Secretary of State John Kerry, on suspicions that Russia is striking groups in Syria other than IS or al-Qaida.

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"You can't take his presence with somebody as his affirmation of everything that they stand for. He thanked her for her courage and told her to stay strong. That's a commitment to her voice in the conversation. I don't think it's necessarily commitment to her policy views." -- Cathleen Kaveny, a theologian and legal scholar at Boston College, on the Pope's private meeting with Kim Davis, the marriage clerk in Kentucky who has refused to grant marriage licenses to gay couples.

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"I'm just trying to basically stock up for maybe four or five times what the normal volume would be." -- Chris Byers, owner of River City Dispensary in the southern Oregon town of Merlin, as Oregon begins allows the sale of marijuana for recreational purposes.