Quotations of the day

“The video footage illustrates some of the most sickening human suffering imaginable.” — British Prime Minister David Cameron addressing lawmakers before a vote on military action in Syria. A grim-faced Cameron conceded after the vote failed to pass that “the British Parliament, reflecting the views of the British people, does not want to see British military action.”

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“Football has been my life and football has been kind to me. But when I signed up for this, I didn’t know some of the repercussions. I did know I could get injured, but I didn’t know about my head or the trauma or the things that could happen to me later on in life.” — Former Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Dorsett who will share in a $765 million NFL settlement to compensate players with brain injuries.

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“If you don’t sell this product to children, if you keep violent crime away from your business, if you pay your taxes and you don’t use this as a front for illicit activity, we’re going to be able to move forward.” — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee laying out guidelines for marijuana entrepreneurs.

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