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"I don't know who told the author that, but that was false."

Former National Security Advisor to President Trump (and Pres. Trump critic) John Bolton on a report in The Atlantic detailing allegations President Trump disparaged the U.S. military.

"One thing that we found somewhat surprising is how resilient mice are even when subjected to all of the stresses associated with space travel."

Drs. Se-Jin Lee and Emily L. Germain-Lee who co-authored a study on so-called “mighty mice” to study muscle and bone loss in space. The study’s results may have far-reaching impact here on Earth.

“It behaves unlike any other virus.”

“Virus hunter” Dr. Peter Piot, the head of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He co-discovered one of the world’s infectious diseases, Ebola and this year, became ill with COVID-19.

“Moving forward, we are only permitting the sale of seeds by sellers who are based in the U.S."

Amazon announces it will no longer sell plants or seeds imported from outside of America, about six weeks after American households began randomly receiving unsolicited seed packages in the mail.

"It's about time."

Congressman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) ahead of the House’s “historic vote” on a bipartisan bill that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, leaving it to the states to regulate marijuana.

“I want to use this opportunity almost have a plea to the people in this country to realize that we really still need to get our arms around this and to suppress these types of surges that we’ve seen.”

Dr. Anthony Fauci appealing to the American people amid “unacceptably high” daily COVID-19 cases as we head into the Labor Day weekend.

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“It looks shaky for the balloons.”

Accuweather senior meteorologist Steve Wistar on the windy weather forecast for Thursday's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  The 93rd annual parade will go on even if city regulations prevent the balloons from flying during severe wind gusts. The last time Macy's was forced to scrap the balloons was 1971.
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“… her symptoms have abated …”

U.S. Supreme Court spokesperson Kathleen Arberg after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital Friday for signs of an infection. The 86-year-old returned to work Monday. Justice Ginsberg's health remains a focus because Supreme Court justices may serve for life. The highest court in the land is split between conservative and liberal justices, but the next appointee could tip the ideological scale.
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“I hereby acknowledge my termination…”

Now former sec. of the Navy Richard Spencer who was apparently forced out of his position over a dust-up with the White House and Pentagon regarding the case of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher. Gallagher was found innocent of war crimes. His subsequent demotion was reversed by Pres. Trump, though he was facing what would be an independent internal review by the Navy.
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“It’s nothing short of a revolution.”

Willy Lam of the Chinese University of Hong Kong reacting to the results of Hong Kong's district council elections. After nearly six months of protests in Hong Kong, early results indicate the pro-democracy candidates swept the elections. The election results come after Pres. Trump indicated last week he may veto a bill supporting the pro-democracy protesters in light of ongoing trade talks with China.
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“The time has come to investigate the investigators.”

Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacting to news he is the first sitting Israeli PM to face criminal charges. Last week, he was charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust for widespread corruption. The indictment comes as Israel inches toward holding its third election in less than a year after Netanyahu has twice failed to form a coalition.
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