Smarther News Quick Quotes for August 27

August 27, 2018
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“You can take the superhero out of her costume, but you can never take away her superpowers.”


Nike tweet following the French Open's decision to ban Serena Williams from wearing her "catsuit" which she wore to this year's Open. The 23-time Grand Slam champion who has a history of blood clots, says the full body, Nike-branded uniform helps her circulation.

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“We cannot but take a serious note of the double-dealing attitudes of the U.S. as it is busy staging secret drills involving man-killing special units while having a dialog with a smile on its face,”



North Korea's state-controlled newspaper after President Trump asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to cancel a visit. It would have been Sec. Pompeo's 4th trip to N. Korea.
“This is a horrible situation, and our deepest sympathies go out to all involved.”



Official statement from the EA SPORTS Madden NFL Franchise, responding to the shooting at the Madden 19 Tournament, a video game tournament held on Sunday in Jacksonville, Florida. The shooter killed two and injured many more before taking his own life.
"It was my great good fortune that my very first Broadway play was written by Neil Simon. He also wrote my first film. I owe him a career.”

Matthew Broderick, reacting to the passing of Neil Simon (91). The American playwright & screenwriter wrote 50+ plays and screenplays, and won countless awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama (1991) & the American Comedy Lifetime Achievement Award (1989).
“The Senate, the United States, and the world are lesser places without John McCain. Nothing will overcome the loss of Senator McCain, but so that generations remember him I will be introducing a resolution to rename the Russell building after him.”



Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on his plans to introduce a bill to rename the Senate Office Building after Sen. John McCain.

by Jenna Lee,

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