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Spurs host Jazz hoping for rare consecutive win

Spurs host Jazz hoping for rare consecutive win

Sports
Not much has gone right for either the San Antonio Spurs or the Utah Jazz through the first quarter of the NBA season, but both teams take a modicum of momentum into play for their dustup on Sunday afternoon at the AT&T Center in the Alamo City. The Spurs, who haven't won back-to-back games since winning four straight in an eight-day span Oct. 27-Nov. 3, just hope to play better than they did in a 34-point loss at Utah on Monday. San Antonio showed signs of emerging from a season-long funk when it rallied to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 133-120 at home on Friday to snap a two-game losing skid. DeMar DeRozan matched his season-high with 36 points in the win, as the Spurs came back from a 12-point deficit early in the fourth quarter. Eight Spurs players scored in double-figures in the vic...
Ant McPartlin takes glamorous girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett out on rare date night

Ant McPartlin takes glamorous girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett out on rare date night

Entertainment
Last weekend, Ant McPartlin revealed he was celebrating being six months sober, after retweeting a message of support from one of his best friends.And the I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! star looked to be the picture of health last night, as he headed out on a date night with girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett.Ant looked proud as punch, as he stepped out with his glam companion, dotingly holding her hand as they headed home.The pair had enjoyed a slap-up meal at celeb hotspot The Ivy Club in London, as their romance goes from strength-to-strength. Related Articles Anne-Marie certainly turned heads on the pair’s date night, donning a very bold canary-yellow frock.The patterned dress featured a pretty floral pattern, for an ultra-feminine vibe, while the ...
Secret life of rare antelope revealed

Secret life of rare antelope revealed

Science
The world's largest forest antelope has been caught on camera in Uganda for the first time.The elusive striped antelope, known as the lowland bongo, was snapped in dense forest near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.Scientists say there could be more new discoveries in the remote, unexplored, lowland rainforest.The forest-dwelling antelope is classed as Near Threatened on the extinction list, due to habitat loss and hunting.Populations in central and western Africa have declined to about 30,000 individuals. How was the antelope discovered?The bongo was spotted using motion-sensor cameras in Semul...
FDA disagrees, calls meeting on study showing breast implant link to rare conditions

FDA disagrees, calls meeting on study showing breast implant link to rare conditions

Health
The Food and Drug Administration has refuted a link between silicone breast implants and higher rates of rare health conditions, found in a recent study. The agency has called a meeting next year to review all available data, including this study. The study has sparked controversy within the medical community, especially since silicone breast implants have been taken off the market in the past. What to know about silicone breast implants The current generation of silicone-filled implants was approved in 2006, after the FDA lifted a previous 1992 ban that had been in place because of safety concerns. The approval came after the Institute of Medicine second review of the evidence that led to the 1992 ban, which concluded there was no association between breast implants and autoimmune ...
Rare footage of never-before-seen Amazon tribe filmed by drone

Rare footage of never-before-seen Amazon tribe filmed by drone

World
Deep in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, in a part seemingly unmarred by civilization, lives a secluded tribe. Its people have lived quiet, unobtrusive lives, hidden from the eyes of the world for centuries -- until now, when researchers managed to capture them on camera for what is believed to be the first time ever. Brazil’s agency for indigenous affairs, Funai, this week released video of several members of the tribe walking across a clearing in Vale do Javari, an indigenous territory in the state of Amazonas. The video was captured by a drone last year and gives a rare glimpse into the existence of the isolated tribe. “These images have the power to make society and the government reflect on the importance of protecting these groups,” Funai's president Wallace Bas...