Quotations in the News

May 17, 2014 12:00PM (UTC)

"Literally, silence can kill. GM did not act and did not alert us in a timely manner. What GM did was break the law." — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx after General Motors was hit with a record $35 million fine for taking more than a decade to disclose an ignition-switch defect in millions of cars that has been linked to at least 13 deaths.



"People are tired of war and chaos. Burglaries and marauding have to stop." — Viktor Gusak, a steelworker who joined in the effort to banish the pro-Russia militants from Mariupol, the site of bloody clashes last week between Ukrainian troops and the insurgents.


"The company is guilty. The new (methane) gas levels had gotten too high and they didn't tell us in time." — Miner Erdal Bicak, after an explosion at a mine in Soma, Turkey, earlier this week killed at least 298 miners.


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