In a first, Google spent more than any other company on Washington lobbying

(Photo by Leon Neal and Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images) Google for the first time spent more than any other company in 2017 to influence Washington, highlighting both the sprawling reach of the country’s thriving tech industry and the rising concern by regulators and lawmakers of its ascendance. All told, the search giant broke its own record … Continue reading

A ‘pro-white’ town manager who wanted races to separate refused to quit. He’s been fired.

[embedded content] The manager of a Maine town of fewer than 1,000 people was fired Tuesday after his white separatist remarks sparked outrage. Tom Kawczynski, 37, put Jackman on the map when media outlets across the country began publishing stories about his seemingly unequivocal views that Islam has no place in the Western world, … Continue reading

Woman, 29, arrested in death Washington state deputy; third suspect charged

Samantha Dawn Jones, 29, was charged with murder and kidnapping.  (Pierce County Sheriff’s Department) The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday arrested another suspect in the murder of Deputy Daniel McCartney. According to sheriff’s spokesperson Ed Troyer, detectives arrested a woman who was apparently in the car at the time … Continue reading