Quotations in the News

Updated at: 07/30/2015 3:21 AM
By The Associated Press

"What you have there is basically raw sewage. It's all the water from the toilets and the showers and whatever people put down their sinks, all mixed up, and it's going out into the beach waters." — Marine biologist John Griffith, who examined AP's water quality tests in Rio de Janeiro, where athletes will compete in the 2016 Olympics and Paralympic water sports.


"I kind of expected he would get indicted for something, but I certainly didn't think it would be murder." — Stewart Mathews, defense attorney for University of Cincinnati Campus Police Officer Ray Tensing, who was indicted by grand jury on a murder charge after shooting a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate.


"I had no idea that the lion I took was a known, local favorite, was collared and part of a study until the end of the hunt." — Minnesota dentist and big-game hunter Walter Palmer, who became the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe.

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