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United States's Kyrie Irving, left, and his teammate Anthony Davis, right, block Lithuania's Adas Juskevicius during their Basketball World Cup semifinal match at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

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US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

James Harden and the U.S. sprinted into the championship game of the Basketball World Cup with a victory over Lithuania.

FILE - Washington Senators Maria Cantwell, left, and Patty Murray, right, cheer during a rally at Boeing Co.'s 767 assembly plant in this Feb. 25, 2011, file photo in Everett, Wash. Republican MIchael Baumgartner, 36, is seeking the nomination to challenge Democrat Cantwell. Baumgartner, a native of Pullman, has already visited or lived in 70 countries, worked in both Iraq and Afghanistan, been a diplomat and a private contractor for the federal government, won the most expensive state Senate race in history in 2010, and almost immediately decided to make a longshot bid for the US Senate.

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Senate women: No tolerance for domestic violence

Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray and 14 other women senators are calling on the NFL to adopt a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence.

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2011, file photo, FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III speaks in Tucson, Ariz. The NFL says former FBI director Mueller will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said in a statement Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, that the investigation will be overseen by NFL owners John Mara of the New York Giants and Art Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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NFL owners explain Rice probe roles

The two NFL team owners overseeing the investigation of the league's pursuit and handling of evidence in the Ray Rice case say the findings will be made public.

Indiana Pacers' Paul George responds to a question during a news conference Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. George hopes to make it back on the court next season despite the "freak accident" that caused a compound fracture in his right leg.

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George apologizes for Twitter comments on Ray Rice

NBA star Paul George defended Ray Rice on Twitter, then backtracked less than an hour later by deleting the posts and apologizing to women and victims of domestic violence.

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Burglar busted while napping with stolen jewels

Police say an accused burglar stayed snoozing next to a bag of jewelry he was swiping from a home despite deputies snapping pictures of him.

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Obama, victims’ families pause to remember 9/11

Victims' relatives gathered in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania to commemorate those killed 13 years ago.

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George Clooney headed to ‘Downton Abbey’

The Hollywood star will reunite with his "The Monuments Men" co-star Hugh Bonneville.

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Long-awaited diet pill gets FDA approval

It's only the third obesity treatment in more than a decade to win approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

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PHOTOS: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, America paused to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.

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WWU women’s soccer beats Cal Baptist

3rd ranked Vikings still undefeated on young season

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WATCH: Channing Tatum is terrified of dolls

The "Magic Mike" star is afraid of porcelain dolls but Ellen DeGeneres is determined to help him conquer his fear.

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Class on 3D printing available at WCC

Lynden Public Library gets 3D printer

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the other sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Sept. 11.

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Senators urge Burger King to ditch move to Canada

Lawmakers want Burger King to scrap plans to move its tax domicile to Canada as part of a deal to buy Tim Hortons.

A DC-10 air tanker pulls up after dropping fire retardant over a wildfire Saturday, July 19, 2014, near Carlton, Wash. A wind-driven, lightning-caused wildfire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes Thursday and Friday, leaving behind solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley northeast of Seattle.

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Inslee asks feds to reconsider aid

Governor isn't giving up on aid for wildfire victims

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Ex-FBI director to probe NFL’s handling of Ray Rice case

Robert Mueller, III will investigate the handling of the former Ravens player's domestic violence case.

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Judge clears Oscar Pistorius of murder

A judge says prosecutors failed to prove the Olympic track star intended to kill his girlfriend but a verdict on the less serious charge of culpable homicide is still to come.

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Obama orders airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State

President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the militant group.

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Only in New York: The million-dollar parking spot

These parking spots cost more than most people's homes.

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’99 Red Balloons’ played with red balloons

This guy doesn't need all 99, he can do it with just four!

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SNF on KPUG: Jay Cutler rallies Bears past 49ers in fourth

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Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler throws before a preseason NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Seattle.

The Bears beat the San Francisco 49ers 28-20 Sunday night to spoil their Levi's Stadium debut.

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The Associated Press Top 25

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The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll

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Gates’ 3 TD catches carry Bolts to 30-21 upset

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers talks with tight end Antonio Gates, left, during warmup before facing the Arizona Cardinals in an NFL preseason football game Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in San Diego.

San Diego Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Seattle's offense off the field

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NFL week 2 scoreboard

A football before the first half of an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

All the scores from week 2 in the National Football League

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USA wins basketball worlds, 129-92 over Serbia

United States team Basketball World Cup, pose for the media before their match against Finland, the third match, Group C, which begins the Basketball World Cup, in Bilbao northern Spain, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. The 2014 Basketball World Cup competition take place in various cities in Spain from Aug. 30 through to Sept. 14.

Kyrie Irving made all six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, and the U.S. repeated as world champion for the first time by crushing Serbia 129-92 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.