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Wild World Series: Perfect Royals, tested Giants

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Playoff-perfect Kansas City will meet San Francisco on baseball's biggest stage.

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Leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a rally for Pennsylvania Republican Gov. Tom Corbett who is seeking a second term, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, Pa.

The nation's 4 major pro sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop New Jersey's plans to allow legal sports betting, just days before it's due to start.

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Barkley to tip off NBA season in Times Square

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Former Philadelphia 76er Charles Barkley talks to fans before the 76ers' NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday Jan. 21, 2013, in Philadelphia.

Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O'Neal and Ernie Johnson will host live shows from the New York landmark Oct. 28 on opening night.

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San Fran bans Lorde’s ‘Royals’ for World Series run

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California radio stations have removed the chart-topping song from their playlists.

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Kings’ Voynov suspended by NHL after domestic violence arrest

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Defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely after his arrest on charges of domestic violence.

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Idzik says Harvin trade could be ‘coup’ for Jets

New York Jets wide receiver Percy Harvin, right, works out for the first time since his trade from Seattle during NFL football practice in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.

The Jets and Seattle Seahawks agreed to the deal on Friday and completed it the next day, with New York sending a conditional draft pick to Seattle.

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Chris Young named Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year

Seattle Mariners' Chris Young delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 2, 2014, in Houston.

Young returned to the Majors for the first time since 2012 to go 12-9 with a 3.65 ERA in 30 games with the Mariners.

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Sounders rally for 2-2 tie with LA Galaxy

Seattle Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid applauds as he leaves the field after the first game of the Western Conference semifinals in the MLS Cup soccer playoffs against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Seattle. The Timbers won 2-1 in the first of the two-game aggregate playoff series.

Clint Dempsey and Lamar Neagle scored in the second half, rallying the Seattle Sounders to a 2-2 tie with the LA Galaxy on Sunday night.

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Bellingham beats Orcas Island

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The Red Raiders have won four straight games for the first time since 2008.

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Canucks assign center Bo Horvat to AHL Utica

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The 6-foot-1, 216-pound center was selected by Vancouver with the ninth overall pick in the 2013 draft.

Lifestyle

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Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks

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Microsoft is launching a smartwatch that will track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.

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Facebook launches ‘Safety Check’

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The world's largest online community will let users update family and friends about their status after bad situations.

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Michigan funeral home offers ‘drive-thru’ option

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Mourners can pay their last respects on the go.

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Apple unveils iPad Air 2, the world’s thinnest tablet

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The new iPads have several new features like anti-reflective screens and "Touch ID" sensors.

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It’s official: New Yorkers love yogurt

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Yogurt is the official state snack, joining the likes of popcorn and peanuts among popular foods honored by U.S. states.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: This forecast has gone to the dogs

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A dog visits the set of a Canadian newscast and steals the show.

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Robin gig has gone to the girls

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The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.

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Led Zeppelin plagiarism case to be heard in Pa.

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Led Zeppelin have lost the first round in their plagiarism battle over mega-hit "Stairway to Heaven."

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If ‘WALL-E’ was a Christopher Nolan film

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Take a look at Pixar's "Wall-E" reimagined as if it was created by the director of "The Dark Knight."

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Jay Leno is the funniest man in America

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The former "Tonight Show" host received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center Honors.

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REVIEW: Too familiar ‘Fury’ misses glory

This photo released by Sony Pictures Entertainment shows Brad Pitt as Wardaddy in a scene from "Fury."

Brad Pitt is fantastic, but Fury can't go out in the blaze of glory it aimed for.

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WATCH: ‘Stingtones’

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What if Sting recorded your cell phone ringtone - or, even better - your voicemail message?

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‘Fury’ is all the rage at the box office

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Brad Pitt's gritty World War II drama conquered all box office foes over the weekend, ringing up $23.5 million in ticket sales.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: This forecast has gone to the dogs

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A dog visits the set of a Canadian newscast and steals the show.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 20

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Former ‘American Idol’ contestant Joanne Borgella dead

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The singer/model passed away on Saturday, a year she was diagnosed with endometrial cancer.

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Tree removal closes portion of Mount Baker Highway

Heavy snow topples trees along Mount Baker Highway 
The flashing sign warns of snow removal equipment ahead - even though for drivers, the road was closed due to heavy snowfall and falling trees.

Trees being removed near Mount Baker Ski Area for safety

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Homeowners file wildfire claims against Washington

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.

Victims say state mishandled wildfires