May 2, 3:02 AM EDT

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"You have to be able to expect that at some time, the pendulum will swing in your favor, and in the black community we've seen it over and over and over where it doesn't. I'm so happy to see a day where the pendulum has finally begun to swing." - Baltimore resident Andrea Otom after the city's top prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray.

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"We have received things like tuna fish and mayonnaise. What good are those things for us? We need grains, salt and sugar." - Nepal's Finance Minister Ram Sharan Mahat as the government renewed its appeal to international donors to send tents, tarpaulins and basic food supplies in the wake of last weekend's devastating earthquake.

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"Today's charges make clear that what I've said from day one is true - I had no knowledge or involvement in the planning or execution of this act." - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie after federal prosecutors brought charges against three of his former allies in the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal.

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