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The Week in Photos: February 26 - March 4

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BAR FIGHT: A police forensic expert wearing protective gear examines the windows at the Alexander bar in North Belfast, Northern Ireland on Friday. Seventeen men were arrested after a police search of the bar in a loyalist area of the city, with officers in riot gear firing gas capsules into the bar Thursday night. (Paul Faith / AP)
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INDIAN WINTER: Early risers walk through the morning mist in Calcutta, India, last Monday. (Bikas Das / AP)
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STILL REBUILDING: Steve Vicknair pauses as he works on his aunt’s Lakeview bungalow in New Orleans. “I’m not quitting - and there’s a lot more like me out here,” he said. Six months after Hurrican Katrina struck, many neighborhoods are still struggling to get back to anything resembling normal. (Robert Gauthier / LAT)
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RED STARE: Chinese delegates attend the opening ceremony of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on Friday. Huge but largely powerless, the Chinese parliament’s main advisory body is a gaggle of businessmen, farmers, movie stars and Tibetan monks meant to keep Chinese leaders in touch with what’s going on in the nation’s far-flung regions. (Greg Baker / AP)
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WALKING ON WATER: A Canada goose runs across the top of the water in the lagoon at the Vander Veer Botanical Park in Davenport, Iowa on Friday afternoon while getting away from other geese. (Kevin E. Schmidt AP/Quad-City Times)
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JOINT VENTURE: In a bold endeavor in inter-Korean cooperation, South Koreans work with Northerners, like those seen here during a media tour, above the DMZ. For Southerners, it’s a shock. (Chung Sung-Jun / Getty Images)
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TERROR IN KARACHI: Smoke billows from burning vehicles after a bomb blast outside the U.S. Consulate on Thursday in Karachi, Pakistan. A car bomb killed an American diplomat and at least three other people. President Bush visited the country this weekend. (Syed Zargham / Getty Images)
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SEND IN THE CLOWNS: During closing ceremonies at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy last Sunday, “Carnevale Italiano,” complete with dozens of clowns, filled the stadium. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
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LOSING A BET: William Rivas welds panel clips at Turnberry Place in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The skyrocketing costs of materials and labor have toppled some high-profile luxury condominium projects, turning the market skittish. At least six projects have publicly folded or stalled in a little more than a year. (Jae C. Hong / AP)
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SNOW CYCLE: A woman pedals through a snowstorm in Copenhagen, Denmark on Friday. Spring is a long way away with snow forecast for the next week in Denmark. (John McConnico / AP)
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KEEPING AN EYE ON THINGS: The game was looking up for USC’s Nick Young and Sunday as the Trojans was defeating UCLA at the Sports Arena. Young was also keeping an eye on his free throw. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
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BIG CHANGES: A poster of Marilyn Monroe rests behind glass at Hollywood and Vine. Developers plan a $400-million project for the corner, including a W Hotel, condominium and apartment units, and glitzy shops and restaurants. Some local shopowners are upset with having to move. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
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CAT NAP: State Fish and Game officials Monday take a tranquilized mountain lion out of a frontyard in Altadena after a resident reported seeing it stalking two fake deer in a yard across the street. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
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SAY PEACE: Tom Erickson, 58, of Ojai photographs his fellow marchers as they hike around L.A.'s City Hall on Wednesday. Dozens of the original participants of the Great Peace March from Los Angeles to Washington in 1986 participated. (Mel Melcon / LAT)
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ELEGANT TOUCH: A crowd at St. John the Baptist admires a mural at the redesigned church in Costa Mesa. (Lori Shepler / LAT)
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ROADSIDE RISK: CHP Officer Gil Campa helps a stranded motorist on Interstate 15. It was on I-15, near Hesperia, that CHP Officer John Bailey was struck by a vehicle and killed last Saturday night, the sixth officer from the department killed in the past five months. (Irfan Khan / LAT)
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HIGH AND DRY: A woman is silhouetted against blue sky as she walks along a pedestrian bridge over Pacific Coast Highway. (Richard Hartog / LAT)
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PEACE OF MIND: Wendell Henry, 52, has been homeless for 20 years. He appreciates being able to keep his clothes, guitars and other things at EZ Storage in Santa Monica. (Spencer Weiner / LAT)
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MOVING OUT: Bob DeVicariis carries a tabletop as he helps a friend move furniture from an El Morro beachfront village. By fall, state officials say, work should be underway on developing a campground, RV park and beach facilities accessible to all. (Robert Lachman / LAT)
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THE LOS ANGELES ANGELS OF ARIZONA: These aren’t lost souls in the devil’s house, they’re workers overseeing the final touches of a remodeling project at Tempe Diablo Stadium, the Angels’ spring training facility in Arizona. (Christine Cotter / LAT)
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