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Why getting patients on their feet may speed recovery in ICU

WASHINGTON (AP) — The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators so they can breathe.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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Federal funding in short supply for rural water projects

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water a year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities that are quickly running out of water.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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Pentagon chief may ease military enlistment standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and civilians across the Defense Department.

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Iran nuclear talks at crunch time

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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Investigators focus on German co-pilot's mental state

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — European investigators are focusing on the psychological state of a 27-year-old German co-pilot who prosecutors say deliberately flew a plane carrying 150 people into a mountain, a French police official said Monday.

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Focus shifts to cause of NYC explosion after 2 bodies found

NEW YORK (AP) — After two bodies were pulled from the rubble of a Manhattan apartment building collapse, authorities shifted their focus to what caused the massive explosion and fire and the possibility that someone may have improperly tapped a gas line serving one of the buildings.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial on corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the country to a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict

 

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite technology and venture capital firms.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2015

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