By The Associated Press
"We don't accept Israeli conditions because it is the aggressor. We want a cease-fire along with meeting our demands." - Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal in a statement as Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers traded fire and tough cease-fire proposals and threatened to escalate their border conflict if diplomacy fails.
"You and I share the view that the U.S.-China relationship is one of the most important bilateral relationships in the world." - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao in a meeting with President Barack Obama.
"We are not doing as well in America with HIV testing as we would like." - Dr. Jonathan Mermin, CDC's HIV prevention chief in comments after an independent panel said Americans ages 15 to 64 should get an HIV test at least once - not just people considered at high risk for the virus.
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