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PEOPLE IN BRIEF: Tiger to end months of silence Friday

MARANA, Ariz. -- Tiger Woods will end nearly three months of silence Friday when he speaks publicly for the first time since his middle-of-the-night car accident sparked stunning revelations of infidelity.

However, his agent said Woods will not take any questions from a small group of media.

''This is not a press conference,'' Mark Steinberg said Wednesday.

It will be Woods' first public appearance since Nov. 27, when he crashed his SUV into a tree outside his Florida home. Woods' only comments since then have been made through his Web site.

Steinberg said Woods is to speak at 11 a.m. Friday from the clubhouse at the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., home of the PGA Tour.

In the days before Woods' accident, a National Enquirer story alleged the world's No. 1 golfer had been seeing a New York nightclub hostess. Following the crash, a stream of women came forward to claim they had romantic relationships with Woods.

Woods admitted to ''infidelity'' in a statement on his Web site in mid-December and has been on an indefinite break from golf ever since.

Jon Gosselin, TLC reach settlement

WASHINGTON -- TLC has settled a breach of contract lawsuit against reality TV star Jon Gosselin, the network said Wednesday.

TLC sued Gosselin in October, claiming he failed to meet his obligations as an exclusive employee of the network while appearing on rival networks' programs for pay and making unauthorized public disclosures about the show.

Gosselin filed a countersuit claiming TLC violated Pennsylvania's child labor laws in filming ''Jon & Kate Plus 8.'' The show followed Gosselin, his wife, Kate, and their eight children -- twins and sextuplets -- at their home in Wernersville, Pa. They became tabloid fixtures when their marriage dissolved, and the show ended last year.