Quotations in the News

AP News
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.


"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.


"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.