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Quotations in the News

June 27, 2016 03:22 AM

"In the weeks and months ahead, we will be working with both the Scottish government and the Northern Ireland executive on all these matters. But ultimately it is (the British) Parliament's decision." — Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers, who played down the suggestion that the Scottish Parliament or the Northern Ireland Assembly had the standing to prevent a British departure from the EU.

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"For me, I wasn't going to ride because I have 17-month-old twins at home. But then Orlando happened, and seeing so many of my friends shrink in fear made me realize that coming here was more important." — Kenny Hillman, a 39-year-old transgender New Yorker, who drove his Triumph Bonneville along Fifth Avenue for New York City's gay pride parade.

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"He needs to catch up, and catch up fast." — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to ABC's "This Week," explaining that Donald Trump can't win the presidency unless he can compete with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton on the financial front.

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By The Associated Press

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