Quotations in the News

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Posted: Oct 31, 2015 3:02 AM

"People were fainting, they were fainting from the smoke. It was total chaos, people were trampling on each other." — Victor Ionescu to Antena 3 TV after a heavy metal band's pyrotechnics show sparked a deadly fire at a Romanian nightclub, killing 27 people.

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"There's no denying the serious risk they will be facing. (But their mission will) not be to lead the charge to take the hill." — White House spokesman Josh Earnest after the United States escalated its fight against the Islamic State group in Syria, pledging up to 50 special operations troops.

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"Why should we have these people that hate everything we stand for?" — Donald Trump, suggesting that Republican debate moderators be required to prove that they vote Republican after the party's national committee expressed dismay at the line of questioning from CNBC commentators.