Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Photo by Kirk Cameron, via Facebook

Facebook claims technical glitch in Unstoppable controversy

Technology
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/23/13, 02:26 pm

Facebook and YouTube temporarily blocked previews for producer Kirk Cameron’s latest film, Unstoppable—a move the social media site later blamed on a technical malfunction. 

Cameron posted a note on his Facebook page Friday saying the company had taken down links to the preview, labeling the content as “abusive,” “unsafe,” and “spammy.” He called the project his “most personal film.” Cameron has come under fire for expressing his views on homosexuality in the past, but this particular film seems more evangelical in nature than political. 

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Associated Press/Photo by Charles Platiau/POOL

Veil ban sparks violence in French suburb

International
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/22/13, 01:30 pm

More than 200 people clashed with police and torched 20 cars west of Paris over the weekend, apparently in protest over police enforcement of France’s face veil ban. Five people were injured and six detained, authorities said on Saturday. 

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Associated Press/Photo courtesy of Melanie Capobianco

Veronica's case finally settled

Courts
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/19/13, 01:27 pm

The Supreme Court of South Carolina ruled Wednesday that an American-Indian child at the center of a custody suit that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court should be returned to the Charleston-area couple seeking to adopt her.

In a 3-2 decision, the state Supreme Court ruled that Matt and Melanie Capobianco are the only party properly seeking to adopt the 3-year-old girl named Veronica and ordered a Family Court to finalize the girl’s adoption.

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