Quotations in the News

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Posted: Aug 03, 2016 3:00 AM

"If you are repeatedly having to say, in very strong terms, that what he has said is unacceptable, why are you still endorsing him? What does this say about your party that this is your standard-bearer?" — President Barack Obama, who challenged Republicans to withdraw their support for their party's nominee, Donald Trump.

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"There was lots of screaming and crying. The rest of them, the police and ambulances arrived to get them out. And the dead." — Leonardo Sanchez, who survived a charter bus crash on a rural California highway that killed five people and injured 18 others.

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"Today, in schools they are teaching this to children — to children! — that everyone can choose their gender." — Pope Francis, who blamed textbooks supplied by unspecified "persons and institutions who donate money."