Quotations in the News
The Associated Press
Feb. 05, 2015
"After millions of Muslims were cursing every pilot (in the coalition), with this act, they (IS) have made the burned one into a symbol." — Abdullah al-Muhaysni, a Saudi sheik with close links to jihadi groups, wrote on his Twitter account about the reaction in the Middle East to the Jordanian pilot burned alive by Islamic State extremists.
"The big question everyone wants to know is: Why was this vehicle in the crossing?" — Robert Sumwalt, NTSB vice chairman, after the driver of an SUV stopped on the tracks between lowered crossing gates and was struck by a Metro-North train in the suburbs north of New York City, killing six. people.
"He immediately pulled her from the water and called 911 as well as alerting other people in the house. He did whatever he could do to assist in resuscitative measures until first responders arrived." — Attorney Philip Holloway, who said his client, Maxwell Lomas, was the person who found Bobbi Kristina Brown face-down in a bathtub and called 911, not Brown's partner, Nick Gordon.