Quotations in the News

Created: 10/28/2014 5:52 AM WNYT.com
By: The Associated Press

"We are still praying. I hope our home will be spared." — Imelda Raras, a resident of Pahoa Village on the Big Island of Hawaii, on the threat of volcanic lava that has forced an evacuation of her neighborhood.


"I still believe he's the best mayor ever." — Doug Ford, brother of former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Canada's largest city elected a moderate conservative as mayor on Monday. Rob Ford did not seek re-election because he is battling a rare form of cancer.


"''Malaysia's sodomy law seems to exist chiefly to persecute Anwar Ibrahim." — Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch. Malaysia's top court began to hear a final appeal filed by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against a sodomy conviction widely regarded as politically motivated.

(Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


Few Clouds
53° | 37°
  • Feels like: 37° F
  • Wind: S 3mph
  • Humidity: 82%