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Quotations of the day

  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • March 18, 2013 - 2:38 AM

"Obama is coming for Israel, not for us. Obama will come and go as his predecessors did, without doing anything." — Mohammed Albouz, a Palestinian farmer on the president's upcoming visit to the Mideast.

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"Many of the things we learned during this trial that our children were saying and doing were profane, were ugly." Ohio judge Thomas Lipps, after convicting two high school football players of rape in an attack that was recorded by students on cellphones and gossiped about online.

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"As far as I know, it's a first in Quebec. It's exceptional." Yves Galarneau, correctional services manager who oversees a Canada jail where two inmates escaped by helicopter.

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