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"We are still praying. I hope our home will be spared." - Imelda Raras, a resident of Pahoa Village on the Big Island of Hawaii, on the threat of volcanic lava that has forced an evacuation of her neighborhood.

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"I still believe he's the best mayor ever." - Doug Ford, brother of former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Canada's largest city elected a moderate conservative as mayor on Monday. Rob Ford did not seek re-election because he is battling a rare form of cancer.

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""Malaysia's sodomy law seems to exist chiefly to persecute Anwar Ibrahim." - Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch. Malaysia's top court began to hear a final appeal filed by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against a sodomy conviction widely regarded as politically motivated.

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