Quotations in the News

August 8, 2014 - 3:04 AM

"As commander in chief, I will not allow the United States to be dragged into fighting another war in Iraq." — President Barack Obama, who authorized U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, warning they would be launched if needed to defend Americans from advancing Islamic militants and protect civilians under siege.

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"Ebola is out of control in West Africa, and we are starting to see panic now around the world." — Ken Isaacs, vice president at Samaritan's Purse, as the virus is on pace to sicken more people than all other previous outbreaks of the disease combined.

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"We have a hurricane. Now we have this on top of it. What else?" — Grocery store worker Kelsey Walker after a 4.5-magnitude quake rattled Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Iselle's expected thrashing of the Big Island.