Quotations in the News

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Posted: Apr 18, 2016 3:00 AM

"We managed to see his arms and legs. They're his, they're buried, but the police kicked us out because they say there's a risk the rest of the building will collapse. We're not afraid. We're desperate. We want to pull out our family." — Manuel Quijije, 27, standing next to a wrecked building where he said his brother and two other relatives were trapped after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake in Ecuador.

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"He is trying to pit voters against the very people who make the decision of whether he gets the nomination. If he does not arrive in Cleveland with 1,237 pledged delegates, then there is no way he gets the nomination." — Matt Borges, chairman of the Republican Party in Ohio, on Donald Trump's relentless assault on the rules that govern how Republicans choose their nominee and the prospect of a contested convention this summer.

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"A lot of people think about the finish line. I think about the start line." — Adrianne Haslet, who lost her left leg in the 2013 finish-line explosions at the Boston Marathon, in deciding to compete as a runner this year.