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Power Breakfast For July 12, 2010

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Back in 2007, the United States was one of just four countries that voted against the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. That move disappointed a lot of Native Americans, those who think the declaration would bolster their rights to self determination, and that it could help efforts to protect Indian culture, language, land and other resources. In response to pressure from a number of tribes, the Obama administration has decided to take another look at that declaration.

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Twitter Says It Has Shut Down 125,000 Terrorism-Related Accounts

The announcement comes just weeks after a woman sued Twitter, saying the platform knowingly let ISIS use the network "to spread propaganda, raise money and attract recruits."

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