What We Know Today: Paul McCartney Denied At Tyga’s Party, Cuba Flights Green Lighted & ISIS Claims US Lost 400 Times
U.S. Restores Flights To Cuba
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has confirmed air services between the U.S. and Cuba have now been restored. Furthermore, the DOT says it has invited U.S. carriers to apply for “an allocation of new opportunities” in order to service passenger and cargo flights along this route.
With this new arrangement, both countries are able to operate as much as 20 daily round-trip flights between the U.S. and Havana. Moreover, both countries can also operate as much as 10 daily round -trip flights between the U.S. and Cuba’s nine other international airports. This means that there can be as much as 110 daily flights traveling between the two countries daily.
Former UN Secretary-General Passes Away
The UN Secretary Council announced that former UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali has passed away at age 93. He was the first UN Secretary-General ever appointed from Africa. A moment of silence was held following the announcement.
ISIS Says US Lost 400 Times
A new video uploaded by ISIS is claiming that the U.S. lost the battle against the Islamic State 400 times. According to the Clarion Project, the video shows several clips of various statements from the U.S. detailing their strategy on how to defeat ISIS. It shows how Saudi Arabia has become a fierce loyal member of the coalition as it engages with the Islamic State fighters on the ground.
The film ends with ISIS threatening to “fry the skin” of Saudi soldiers while also saying that “America shall be defeated.”
Paul McCartney Turned Away From Tyga’s Grammy After Party
It seems Tyga’s people don’t know who Sir Paul McCartney is.
According to a report from CBS News, the legendary Beatles singer was denied entry to Tyga’s post-Grammy part at the Argyle nightclub in Hollywood on Monday. In a footage acquired by TMZ, McCartney reacted by remarking, “How VIP do we gotta get? We need another hit.” The hit singer was said to have been with Beck and Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins when he was turned away. Meanwhile, Tyga later tweeted that he had nothing to do with turning Sir Paul McCartney away.