Quotations of the Day

"Israel cannot allow weapons, dangerous weapons, to get into the hands of terror organizations." — Israel's deputy defense minister, Danny Danon in a statement as Israeli officials signaled they will keep trying to block what they see as an effort by Iran to send sophisticated weapons to Lebanon's Hezbollah militia ahead of a possible collapse of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime.

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"The difficult and stressful efforts of the citizens of the City of Cambridge to return to a peaceful life would be adversely impacted by the turmoil, protests, and wide spread media presence at such an interment." — Cambridge City Manager Robert Healy urging the family of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev (TAM'-ehr-lun tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) and the funeral director who has Tsarnaev's body not to request a burial permit in the city.

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"It was probably a writer out of New York that didn't give me that vote. And we know the history between the Heat and the Knicks, so I get it." — LeBron James on collecting 120 of the 121 first-place votes to win the NBA's Most Valuable Player award.

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