Quotations in the News

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jun. 14, 2014 at 3:00 a.m.



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"Iraq is burning. We need the foreign troops for the time being. Otherwise our history of civil war will repeat itself and Afghanistan will deteriorate even more than Iraq." — Abbas Razaye, a 36-year-old shopkeeper, after voting in a presidential runoff in Afghanistan.

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"After it went in, I think I blacked out." — Los Angeles defenseman Alec Martinez after he scored the winning goal with 5:17 left in the second overtime to lift the Kings past the New York Rangers 3-2 for their second Stanley Cup title in three years.

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"He appeared just like any sergeant would when they see a two-star general, a little bit nervous. But he looked good and saluted and had good deportment." — Maj. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo, who greeted Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl upon his arrival in the United States.

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