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Watch: Warriors' Stephen Curry drills side-step buzzer-beater

Watch: Warriors' Stephen Curry drills side-step buzzer-beater

Sports
Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Golden State Warriors star point guard Stephen Curry showed off his range again Monday night against the Indiana Pacers.Curry brought the ball up the court just before halftime and drained a 27-footer at the buzzer. The standout guard ignored a Pacers defender and used a swift side-step to create separation. Curry elevated and made the deep three close to the Pacers' logo at center court of Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Warriors led the Pacers 69-48 at the end of the first half. Golden State shot 59.6 percent (28-of-47) from the field, including 50 percent from three. Curry scored 23 points on 9-of-10 shooting in the first half. He made all five of his 3-pointers and added three rebounds and two assists. Curry averages 29.3 points per game, 5.4 assists and 5.1 rebounds thi...
UK team drills record West Antarctic hole

UK team drills record West Antarctic hole

Science
Media playback is unsupported on your device UK scientists have succeeded in cutting a 2km hole through the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to its base. It's the deepest anyone has gone in the region using a hot-water drill. The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) pulled up sediment from the bottom of the hole and deployed a series of instruments.The researchers hope the project's data can help them work out how quickly the White Continent might lose its ice in a warming world. Dr Andy Smith leads the team, which is still at the drill site at a location known as the Rutford Ice Stream.He says there is immense satisfaction at having reached the bed after so many years of trying. An aborted atte...
Seoul: Delaying joint military drills depends on North's behavior

Seoul: Delaying joint military drills depends on North's behavior

World
SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The decision to delay joint military drills between South Korea and the United States next year depends on North Korea's behavior, Seoul officials said Wednesday.This comes after President Moon Jae In told NBC on Tuesday that he had asked Washington to consider holding the war games after the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, in order to defuse tensions with North Korea and encouraging its athletes to compete in the sporting event.North Korea has long seen the joint exercises carried out by South Korea and the U.S. as a direct threat to the regime, calling it a "rehearsal for war."While Washington is reviewing the decision, Seoul's top office said a potential delay would require the North to halt its provocations at least until the Winter Games begin, N...