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  1. Trisha Anderson:

    We had no search warrant at that point in time for purposes of the Clinton email server investigation so he was briefed on what we knew at the time.

  2. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister:

    They certainly spun it a certain way for entertainment purposes.

  3. Stephen Jay Gould:

    Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day.

  4. Veryan Khan:

    Islamic State executions are not merely retribution by the state for behavior seen as illegal, the Islamic State uses executions to intimidate and dominate the local population, for diplomatic communiqus to world leaders, for recruitment purposes and to demonstrate the organization is in complete control.

  5. Jillian York:

    Twitter has, over the years, refused to comply with unjust laws, laws that are not in line with international human rights standards, i am definitely concerned that [ Musk ] lacks the understanding of international human rights issues, and the ways in which state actors around the world have both placed demands for censorship on these platforms and have used them for the purposes of harm.


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