Quotations in the News

AP News
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.


"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.


"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.