Quotations in the News

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Posted: Oct 02, 2015 2:58 AM

"We've become numb to this." -- President Barack Obama on mass shootings in America, after at least 10 people were killed by a 20-year-old gunman at Umpqua Community College in southwestern Oregon.

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"I would like to say thanks to all my lawyers, all my supporters and all my family members. Get this over with." -- Alfredo Prieto, a twice-condemned serial killer, just before being executed in Virginia after a series of last-minute appeals failed.

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"It's going to be a scary storm. It looks nice now, but later on it's going to be terrible, just terrible." -- Bahamas construction worker Jason Petty as the island braced for the impact of hurricane Joaquin.