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The Associated Press | November 12, 2013 05:17 AM EST | AP


"There is no water, no food. People are just scavenging in the streets. People are asking for food from relatives, friends. The devastation is too much ... the malls, the grocery stories have all been looted. They're empty. People are hungry. And they (the authorities) cannot control the people." — Joselito Caimoy, a 42-year-old truck driver, describing the aftermath of a typhoon in the Philippines where authorities fear some 10,000 have been killed.

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"We need to look at ourselves. We have to examine everything internally. This is so appalling to me. I know I'm capable of overreacting. I want to get everybody's feedback because we all know the football locker room is a different workplace than most of us are accustomed to. I don't want to make any excuses." — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross on bullying accusations made by one of his players, tackle Jonathan Martin.

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"Maybe they can put the old one on wheels and send it to Tampa." — New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson after the Atlanta Braves announced they'll be leaving downtown for the suburbs and vacate Turner Field, which is newer than 13 of Major League Baseball's other 29 stadiums.