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By The Associated Press
Created: 08/30/2016 2:23 AM

"It's just puzzling. This is the issue on which he rose to prominence in the primary and the issue on which he continues to stake much of his campaign." — Lanhee Chen, who has served as a policy adviser to several Republican presidential candidates, on how Donald Trump has seemingly wavered on his immigration policy.

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"There is some depth and some truth to what he was doing. I think he could have picked a better platform and a better way to do it, but every day they say athletes are so robotic and do everything by the book and then when somebody takes a stand like that, he gets his head chopped off." — Seattle Seahawks star Richard Sherman on San Francisco 49ers' quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision not to stand during the national anthem to draw attention to what he considers police brutality.

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"Gene Wilder was one of the funniest and sweetest energies ever to take a human form. If there's a heaven he has a Golden Ticket." — Jim Carrey in a tweet after the "Young Frankenstein" and "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" actor died at 83.

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