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U.S. WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM LOSES TO BRAZIL

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For the first time in 11 years, the United States lost at the women's world basketball championships.

Guards Hortencia and Paula combined for 61 points as Brazil stunned the defending champions 110-107 Saturday night in the semifinals.Hortencia scored 32 points and Paula had 29 as the Brazilians reached their first world championship final and ended the Americans' bid for a third straight title.