Created: 08/01/2014 3:21 AM KAALtv.com
By: The Associated Press
"This is not a time for congratulations and joy, or anything except a serious determination, a focus, by everybody to try to figure out the road ahead. This is a respite. It's a moment of opportunity, not an end; it's not a solution. It's the opportunity to find the solution." — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Gaza which will begin Friday morning.
"What all these people represent is what the Special Olympics is all about: overcoming obstacles with love and kindness and generosity and health competition. Those are values that everybody can use. Those are values that the Special Olympics can teach all of us." — President Barack Obama, hosting a White House celebration that honored the Special Olympics.
"In the first place, we are here on the 31st of July and the world continues and so does the Republic of Argentina, which we can all say is very good news. Tomorrow is the beginning of August and with that we can all continue with our lives." — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, dismissing the effects of the country's second default in 13 years.
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