Quotations in the News

Created: 01/30/2015 2:21 AM
By: By The Associated Press

"We received no assurances from anyone that he is alive. We are waiting, just waiting." — Jawdat al-Kaseasbeh, brother of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, who is held captive by Islamic State militants.


"Parents who choose not to give measles shots, they're not just putting their kids at risk, but they're also putting other kids at risk — especially kids in my waiting room." — Dr. Charles Goodman, a Los Angeles pediatrician, on parents who choose not to get their children vaccinated while a measles outbreak gripped California.


"If he had to do it all over again, he wouldn't do it. You don't throw away your life for something that's yellow and weighs a lot." — Ted Thomas, cousin of fugitive treasure hunter Tommy Thompson, who is being held without bond in Florida in connection with a 2012 lawsuit about gold he brought up in 1988 from a 19th century shipwreck.

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