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Mag lays off cartoonist who drew PM as pig

JERUSALEM—A Jerusalem-based magazine has laid off a cartoonist for rendering an image of Israel's prime minister and Likud lawmakers as pig characters from George Orwell's “Animal Farm,” Israel's journalists union said today.

The cartoon was meant to criticize the Israeli government's passage of a controversial law last week enshrining the state's Jewish character.

Molinari claims British Open title

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland—Francesco Molinari didn't get the loudest cheers for the best golf at British Open.

He was overlooked for so much of yesterday playing alongside Tiger Woods, who caused pure pandemonium at Carnoustie by taking the lead in the final round of a major for the first time in nine years.

Molinari settled for the best cheer of them all. The last one.