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Quotations in the News

Updated Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 | 12:16 a.m.

"Dzhokhar Tsarnaev received asylum from the United States; obtained citizenship and enjoyed the freedoms of a United States citizen; and then betrayed his allegiance to the United States by killing and maiming people in the United States." — A notice of intent to seek the death penalty for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, which was filed in court by U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz.


"This has gotten out of hand. Having been found innocent before, I expected better from the Italian justice system." — Amanda Knox in a statement after being found guilty of murder, again, by an Italian court.


"Syria's requests for equipment and open-ended delaying of the removal operation could ultimately jeopardize the carefully timed and coordinated multi-state removal and destruction effort." — Robert Mikulak, the U.S. representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, to the organization's 41-nation executive council in a closed-door meeting. His remarks were later posted on the State Department's website.