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"In many respects, you know, they honor President Obama. He is the founder of ISIS." — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during a campaign rally in South Florida, accusing the U.S. president of founding the Islamic State group that is wreaking havoc from the Middle East to European cities.

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"Bullies in the workplace. They don't want you to get angry or challenge their authority, so they'll use force, they'll put the handcuffs on too tight. And if you run, they're going to beat you up when they catch you." — Danny Marrow, a retired food service worker from Baltimore, after a federal investigation found that the city's police officers routinely discriminate against blacks, repeatedly use excessive force and are not adequately held accountable for misconduct.

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"There's too much hate in this world, in America, we always feel like we need revenge and it doesn't solve anything. I obviously can't say it's easy to forgive, but it needs to be done. She's watching me now." — Steve Knowlton, whose 73-year-old mother Mary was killed by a police officer during a "shoot/don't shoot" citizen academy demonstration in Punta Gorda, Florida.

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