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“His prior purchase of the firearms and ongoing failure to warn authorities about (Syed Rizwan) Farook’s intent to commit mass murder had fatal consequences.” — U.S. Attorney Eileen Decker after Enrique Marquez Jr., 24, was charged with a terrorism-related charge alleging he plotted earlier attacks at a college he and the San Bernardino gunman attended and on a congested freeway.

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“Al Capone was brought down for tax evasion, but he committed many worse crimes. So if Shkreli’s arrested for securities violations, it’s a comparable justice.” — Robert Weissman, president of the watchdog group Public Citizen, after 32-year-old Martin Shkreli, who became the new face of corporate greed when he jacked up the price of a lifesaving drug fiftyfold, was arrested on unrelated fraud charges.

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“He says that he wants to move to another, closer level of relations. Can we really not welcome that? Of course we welcome that.” — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Donald Trump’s claims that he wants to improve relations with Moscow.