Top US News: George Gaynes Of ‘Police Academy’ Dies, Obama Says Trump Will Not Be President, Commercial Flights Resume Between US, Cuba
‘Trump will not be president’ – Obama
President Barack Obama said that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will not be elected, as reported by CNN. Obama said that being a president is a “serious job,” adding that he believes Trump will not become president because “I have a lot of faith in the American people.”
In response, Trump said that Obama had done a “lousy job” as president. Trump also said that being targeted by Obama was a “great compliment.”
George Gaynes, known for Police Academy films, dies at 98
George Gaynes, best known for his role in the Police Academy films, died on Monday. He was 98. The news was confirmed to the New York Times by his daughter.
Some of Gaynes’ most memorable roles were in films such as The Way We Were, Altered States and Wag the Dog, and shows like The Defenders, The Six Million Dollar Man and Hawaii Five-0. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, a granddaughter and two great-granddaughters.
Commercial flights to resume between US, Cuba
A deal signed between the U.S. and Cuba will allow commercial traffic to be restored between the two countries. Hailed as a “historic day in the relationship between Cuba and the US” by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, the move “represents a critically important milestone in the U.S. effort to engage with Cuba.”
According to Myrtle Beach Online, at present, the only flights between the two countries are charters; the bidding was opened by the Department of Transportation for 110 U.S.-Cuba flights a day.
Batman v Superman to feature new stars
Comic Book Movie reports that the highly anticipated “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” will feature characters played by Jena Malone, Scoot McNairy and Callan Mulvey. Malone will appear as Barbara Gordon, who according to the comics is Batgirl. McNairy will be Jimmy Olsen, a photojournalist working alongside Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) and Lois Lane (Amy Adams) at the Daily Planet. Mulvey will be playing Anatoli Knyazev, or KG Beast.
Samsung Galaxy S7: What to expect
The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S7 will resolve issues users were facing with its predecessor, the Galaxy S6, some of which according to CNET include limited expansion of SD card, smaller battery, and lack of water resistance.
While the release of the newest in the line of Galaxy smartphones hasn’t been officially announced, details continue to emerge, as highlighted by the Samsung Indonesia website.