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May 10, 2016 - 12:03 AM

"If we go forward pretending that we're unified, then we are going to be at half-strength this fall." — House Speaker Paul Ryan to The Journal Times newspaper, defending his stunning decision last week to refuse to endorse Donald Trump, his party's presumptive presidential nominee.

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"What this law does is inflict further indignity on a population that has already suffered far more than its fair share. This law provides no benefit to society, and all it does is harm innocent Americans." — U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch after the Justice Department sued North Carolina over the state's bathroom law, impacting transgender people, after the governor refused to back down.

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"I parked and went into the school, which has a safe room. There were kids and elderly people, dogs and cats, babies. It was like the whole town was there." — Dana Lance, who took shelter after a tornado emergency was declared in Roff, Oklahoma.

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