The government says it reunited 522 immigrant children separated from their parents under Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy — but thousands more remain

Getty Images/Spencer Platt The Deparment of Homeland Security said late Saturday it reunited 522 immigrant children who were separated from their families under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. The reunions come just days after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to halt the separations and instead detain immigrant families together. An additional 2,053 children […]

Iraqi PM & Shia cleric announce alliance between their political parties

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have announced that their political blocs will enter into an alliance. The move between Abadi’s Victory Alliance and Sadr’s Saeroon will “cross sectarian and ethnic divisions,” the leaders said during a news conference on Saturday. It remains unclear whether the two parties will be working […]

Costco employees share their 9 best tips for getting an even better deal on your next shopping trip

Paul Sakuma/AP Images Costco deals are a great way to save money — but they’re not always obvious. Business Insider asked 49 Costco employees to share their top tips for saving money and making the most of your experience at the store. From learning how to navigate the store to figuring out how to identify […]

Dozens of people who re-tweeted an article with Trump adviser Stephen Miller’s phone number had their accounts suspended

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Several Twitter accounts were suspended Wednesday for sharing a Splinter News article containing a private phone number belonging to White House aide Stephen Miller. Miller is supposedly the architect of the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy. Twitter has since re-instated the suspended accounts after the phone number was shut off. Twitter suspended […]

Homeland Security press secretary fired back at United and American Airlines after they told the US government not to fly children separated from their parents on their planes (AAL, UAL)

Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press The Department of Homeland Security’s press secretary, Tyler Houlton, criticized American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and United Airlines on Wednesday. Earlier, the airlines had told the United States government to refrain from flying migrant children separated from their families on their aircraft. Houlton said the airlines did not understand US immigration laws […]

T-Mobile and Sprint pitch FCC on the merits of their merger

You’ve heard T-Mobile and Sprint try to sell you on their proposed merger, but it’s now regulators’ turn to get an earful. The two carriers have submitted their Public Interest Statement to the FCC outlining the claimed benefits of the union, and it won’t surprise you to hear that they’ve portrayed their move as uniformly […]

‘It is immoral’: Former first lady Laura Bush criticizes the separation of migrant children from their parents

Tom Pennington/Getty Images Former first lady Laura Bush has criticized the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that has seen nearly 2,000 children separated from their parents in two months. Bush, who rarely speaks out on politics, wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post on Sunday. The wife of former president George W. Bush called the policy […]

South Korea’s World Cup team tried to confuse Sweden’s spies by swapping jerseys so their opponent couldn’t tell them apart

REUTERS/Carlos Barria South Korea’s World Cup team responded to a Swedish spy for Sweden’s team by swapping their jerseys so it would be harder to tell them apart.  Taeguk Warriors coach Shin Tae-yong told reporters Sunday “it is very difficult for Westerners to distinguish between Asians.” The Swedish spy, who is a member of Sweden’s […]

A far-right darling in the White House was the one who convinced Trump the US should separate parents from their children at the border

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The New York Times reported President Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy that separates families at the US-Mexico border was the work of White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller. Miller pushed the policy to fruition after March’s increase in illegal immigration, which Trump touted as a top priority in his 2016 campaign. The […]