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Ryan Lovelace

Ryan Lovelace

Ryan Lovelace is a political reporter for The Washington Times with a focus on covering the advocacy groups in Washington. He previously reported for American Lawyer Media and covered politics and the Supreme Court for the Washington Examiner. He can be reached at

Articles by Ryan Lovelace

This March 19, 2018, photo shows Apple's App Store app in Baltimore. Over the past week or so, Apple has eased some longstanding restrictions that helped make its App Store into a big moneymaker for the company. The company has long required app developers to pay high commissions to Apple on the sales of paid apps as well as purchases of subscriptions or digital items inside their apps. Apple is facing some significant pressure to open up the App Store further. A federal judge is soon expected to return a verdict in an antitrust lawsuit filed by Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, that seeks to strike down much of Apple's commission system. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) **FILE**

Federal judge dings Apple in Epic lawsuit ruling

A federal judge ordered Apple on Friday to end restrictions on app developers who direct people to payment options outside of Apple's control, threatening to curtail a key moneymaker for the tech giant. Published September 10, 2021

In this March 30, 2021, photo, anti-abortion rights demonstrators gather in the rotunda at the Capitol while the Senate debated anti-abortion bills in Austin, Texas. Young people on social media have found a way to protest Texas' new law banning most abortions by focusing on a website established by the state's largest anti-abortion group that takes in tips on violations. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) **FILE**

Video game company CEO out over pro-life comment on Texas abortion law

Conservative leaders are warning American corporations they will pay a price for punishing right-leaning employees and red states after a Georgia-based video game company ousted its CEO for a pro-life tweet in support of a Texas law banning abortions. Published September 7, 2021

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Feds tackle cybercrime with new bans, fines, charges

The federal government is banning, fining and charging alleged cybercriminals and their enablers in aggressive new action from the Federal Trade Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission. Published September 2, 2021

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a forum, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Edmond, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) ** FILE **

Pompeo woos GOP supporters in New Hampshire, eyes 2024 run

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is courting Republican voters in New Hampshire, building the foundation for a potential 2024 presidential campaign in the early primary state undaunted by former President Donald Trump's hints that he'll join the race. Published September 1, 2021