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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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Maroon 5 score second No. 1 album with ‘V’

It is the Los Angeles band's second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, after its 2007 record "It Won't Be Soon Before Long."

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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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This weekend’s celebrity birthdays

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See who will be blowing out the candles on birthday cake this weekend.

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COUNTDOWN: Fall movie preview

This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Ben Affleck in a scene from "Gone Girl." The film will make its world premiere as the opening night film at the 52nd New York Film Festival. The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Thursday, July 17, 2014, that the highly anticipated adaption of Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel will kick off the festival on September 26. The 20th Century Fox thriller, which stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, will premiere in theaters shortly after on October 3.

Here are the 10 movies we are most excited to spend time with between now and the holidays.

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‘Unqualified advice’ with ‘Parks & Rec’ star Nick Offerman

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The actor gives everyday people advice on their most-pressing problems.

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Producer profiled in ‘Jersey Boys’ dead at 82

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Crewe helped write and produce hits for acts including The Four Seasons, Patti LaBelle, and Michael Jackson.

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Jackson family treasures up for auction

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Personal possessions belonging to Michael Jackson and his family will go under the hammer later this month.