Quotations of the day

“The research shows that machines and screen media are a really ineffective way of teaching a baby language.” — Susan Linn, the director of the Boston-based Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, in comments as the advocacy group complained to the Federal Trade commission about mobile apps that claim to help babies learn.

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“I would especially like to thank the two men who saved my son’s life, Eugene Stachurski and Ben Crews. They are true heroes and I am deeply grateful to them.” — Usher in a statement issued through a spokeswoman after the Grammy-winning R&B singer’s son nearly drowned in a pool at his Atlanta home.

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“The decision agreed on by all to clear the sit-ins is final and irreversible.” — Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi in a statement issued by the Egyptian Cabinet proclaiming that a crackdown against two protest sites is inevitable, saying that nearly two weeks of foreign diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve its standoff with the Muslim Brotherhood have failed.

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