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Hangover 'cure' for binge-drinkers

Rats given doses of alcohol designed to simulate binge-drinking in humans and then treated with a new drug, navigated a maze as well as sober rats.
Slovakia will decide whether to support same-sex marriage in a referendum, after 400,000 signatures supporting the vote were gathered by a family group.
A painting that appeared in the movie Stuart Little, bought in an antiques shop in the US, is a long-lost avant-garde piece by Robert Bereny.
Author P D James, who began writing in the 1950s and was awarded an OBE in 1983, has died at her Oxford home, aged 94, her publisher says.
Wikipedia has launched a fundraising initiative -- dubbed WikiCheese -- to photograph France's bewildering varieties of cheese.
It's wise to set data download limits before going online in a plane or you may be facing a hefty bill, experts say.

Queen honoured by equestrian body

The Queen has been presented with a lifetime achievement award by the international equestrian federation for her support of the sport.
Thousands including black families whose members had been killed by UK police have protested outside the US embassy in London over the Ferguson case.
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Siberian air passengers had to get out and push their plane in temperatures of minus 52 degrees Celsius after its chassis froze, Russian prosecutors said.
A distinctive frill has helped identify fossilised bones in a Canadian museum as belonging to a new species of dinosaur christened Aquilonius.
Britain's draft counter-terrorism laws have been criticised by civil libertarians and Muslim groups concerned about the lack of review by the courts.
A reporter accused of bribing a press officer while working for UK tabloid The Sun has been found not guilty.

Two killed in rampage in German home

A resident at an elderly home in Germany has gone on a shooting rampage, opening fire in the common room.

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This could be the moment all Australian adults are allowed to have their relationships recognised, Australian Marriage Equality believes.
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Wikipedia has launched a fundraising initiative -- dubbed WikiCheese -- to photograph France's bewildering varieties of cheese.
A polar bear named Freedom has given birth to three tiny white cubs at the Ouwehands zoo, both mother and babies are all in good health.
A beggar arrested in Iran Wednesday had millions of rials (thousands of dollars) in his pockets and a great deal more in two bank accounts, an official said.