Quotations in the News

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Posted: Mar 19, 2016 3:54 AM

"They piled in. We heard noises all around. And that's when they pulled out the Salah (guy.) They put him to the ground." — Fatiha Hrika, a 39-year-old child-care worker who lives in the Brussels neighborhood where police captured Salah Abdeslam, the prime suspect in last year's Paris attacks that killed 130 people.

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"Garland is not just an olive branch, he's an olive tree." — Adam Green, a co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, on President Barack Obama's pick for the Supreme Court, Merrick Garland, a centrist judge with Republican appeal.

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"It's a huge damage award, and just the idea that a celebrity has a right to privacy that outweighs freedom of the press and the public's right to know, that's a huge shift in American free press law." — Samantha Barbas, a law professor at the University at Buffalo, after a Florida jury sided with ex-pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and awarded him $115 million in his sex-tape lawsuit against Gawker Media.