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Quotations in the News

Updated at: 07/25/2015 3:52 AM
By The Associated Press

"That was a horrific scene in there — the blood on the floor, sticks in the seats (showing the trajectory of the bullets), the smell." — Louisiana State Police Col. Michael Edmonson after top officials got a look inside the movie theater in Lafayette where a gunman fatally shot two people and injured nine others.

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"I don't think that Kenyans think of Obama as African-American. They think of him as Kenyan-American." — EJ Hogendoorn, deputy program director for Africa at the International Crisis Group, as Barack Obama returned to his father's homeland for the first time as U.S. president.

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"I want to go down and say: Donald Trump, you're on fire in Laredo! Because everybody feels what you think!" — Jessica Gonzalez, 79, a retired housewife from Laredo, Texas, on the problems the border town has with non-U.S. citizens.

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