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"We have developed a very refined system in Europe and most of us are in agreement that this system is optimal. If we were to add more psychological tests or modify the way we test, then we can still not change a situation like this." - Dr. Hans-Werner Teichmueller, head of the German Aviation Medical Practitioners Association, on how Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz may not have been detected as mentally unfit to fly.

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"They're not facing up to reality - this is a national embarrassment. The bush needs to be pulled up by its roots and thrown into the fire." - Indiana Democratic House Minority Leader Scott Pelath on how Republican legislators have failed to acknowledge the state's new religious objections law some have called discriminatory against gays is a mistake.

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"I'm thrilled for the show and for Trevor. He's a tremendous comic and talent that we've loved working with ... In fact, I may rejoin as a correspondent just to be part of it." - "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart on Trevor Noah, who will succeed him on the popular Comedy Central program.

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