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  • Indian rights activist Lusbi Portillo speaks to the press about the killing of indigenous leader Sabino Romero in Bolivar square in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, March 4, 2013. Venezuelan authorities launched an investigation on Monday into the shooting death of the Indian chief who campaigned for the demarcation of indigenous lands. Romero, a leader of the Yukpa tribe, was fatally shot on Sunday along a highway in the western state of Zulia, according to the government.

    The Indian chief had repeatedly requested protection from the government as he campaigned for indigenous rights in a largely lawless and violent region.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 04, 2013, 5:57 PM EST
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  • Scott Brown loads up on water after a power failure at a pumping station caused a widespread drop in water pressure, in New Orleans triggering a boil water advisory issued for New Orleans on Sunday morning, March 3 , 2013. Marcia St. Martin, executive director of the city's Sewerage and Water Board, said the outage lasted less than 20 min Sunday morning. Martin said the loss of pressure opened the way for possible contamination, and water samples are being taken citywide.

    Taps in the city went dry after a boiler's heating flame went out of control in the immense steam generator that powers pumps for a water treatment plant.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 03, 2013, 7:58 PM EST
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  • Eric Migicovsky, CEO of Pebble, displays his company's smart watch in Palo Alto, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.

    The popularity of these truly hands-free gadgets speaks to the growing wearable technology market.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 28, 2013, 8:45 AM EST
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  • NKOREA-POLITICS-ANNIVERSARY

    The first tweet from inside the country was sent from a cellphone using the country's new 3G mobile data service.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 27, 2013, 3:33 PM EST
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  • Jack Dorsey

    Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is making a splash in the mobile payments market with "Square Wallet."

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 27, 2013, 11:41 AM EST
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