Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Mar 22, 2016 3:01 AM

"It's very significant to hear this from our president, for him to recognize that not all human rights are respected in Cuba" —Raul Rios, a 47-year-old driver who, like other Cubans, watched in astonishment as President Raul Castro faced tough questions during a joint press conference with President Barack Obama.


"Everywhere I show up, people treat me like I'm still the champ." — Hulk Hogan, moments after a Florida jury hit Gawker Media and its founder with $25 million in punitive damages for publishing a sex tape of the former pro wrestler.


"We almost cry every day because it's difficult to get passengers." — Jeffrey Sumampouw, one of thousands of taxi drivers who protested in Indonesia's capital against what they say is unfair competition from ride-hailing apps such as Uber.