Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Dec 12, 2015 3:00 AM

"I didn't do anything wrong. So all I can say is, I was innocent and he just picked the wrong lady to stop that night." — Jannie Ligons, a grandmother in her 50s, whose complaint was instrumental in the case against former Oklahoma City Police Officer Daniel Holtzclaw, convicted of sex crimes against eight women while on duty.


"If Ted Cruz is against ethanol, how does he win in Iowa? Because that's very anti-Iowa." — Donald Trump on his Republican presidential rival, accusing the Texas senator of being beholden to big oil companies because he opposes ethanol subsidies.


"The signals that have come to me give me encouragement that we are going to have a very ... comprehensive and strong agreement in Paris." — Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga of the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu as a final pact to fight global warming was nearing approval.