The news broke while Woods was in the early part of his round, and though it spread around Torrey Pines quickly, caddie Joe LaCava refrained from telling his boss during the round. LaCava finally gave the news to Woods as the pair were walking from the 18th green to the scoring room. "Excuse me!" a clearly shocked Woods said without breaking stride.
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Democrats are having a field day after Trump's lawyers accidentally made the strongest case to call witnesses in his impeachment trial
Democrats are gloating after the president's lawyers complained that there isn't enough firsthand evidence to impeach him.
Grammys 2020: Keith Urban Leaving to Help Sick Nicole Kidman
The actress joined in the Instagram fun.
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The local community rallied around Ingold by hosting prayer vigils, dressing in purple and placing purple bows along her mail route.
Scientist who simulated the global impact of a coronavirus outbreak says ‘the cat’s already out of the bag’ and calls China’s efforts to contain the disease ‘unlikely to be effective’
The comments come as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a second case of coronavirus in the U.S. Late Saturday, a third case of the virus was reported in Southern California, according to the Associated Press, citing a report from the Orange County Health Care Agency. Cases of the illness, which is related to SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome, and MERS, Middle East respirator syndrome, have now turned up in a number of countries beyond China, where the illness originated in Wuhan City. The number of infections of coronavirus, or CoV, has risen to about 2,000, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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Iran's President Rouhani reportedly threatened to resign over attempts to cover up downing of airliner
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatened to resign over the downing of a Ukrainian jet carrying 176 passengers earlier this month, The New York Times reports.Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps accidentally shot down the passenger plane amid heightened tensions with the United States that have since cooled a bit. A series of communication errors reportedly led to an officer firing missiles at the plane, believing it was a hostile U.S. aircraft. Upon realizing what had actually happened, the IRGC began to cover their tracks, refusing to even tell Rouhani the truth for days.Rouhani, left in the dark, reportedly deflected phone calls from other world leaders because he had no answers for them, and military commanders were doing the same thing to him when he tried to reach them. When finally informed of the truth, officials close to Rouhani told the Times, the president was "livid," demanding that Tehran admit the mistake and face the consequences. Military officials reportedly argued with Rouhani out of fear that the news would destabilize the country. That's when Rouhani said he would resign.Eventually, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei got a message to the military, siding with Rouhani and ordering a public statement acknowledging what happened. Read more at The New York Times.More stories from theweek.com The Grammys are America's worst awards show Obama calls loss of Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna 'heartbreaking' and 'unthinkable' Trump is winning the impeachment battle — but losing the war