HGO Digital will be available through Marquee TV, an on-demand streaming platform dedicated to global arts and culture, and is the first of its kind for the streaming service. Users can access it through Marquee TV’s website or app, or through Roku, Apple or Fire TV. … [Read more...] about Houston Grand Opera to launch free digital shows in place of cancelled season
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You cannot target what you cannot see. Last election, Clinton’s campaign missed states — particularly traditionally blue Midwestern ones. This time, the oversight could be pockets of voters within broader groups Democrats deem secure. It does not take a large swing in the zero-sum game of winner-take-all state presidential contests to make a big impact. … [Read more...] about Liberals: Undone by their own undoing?
I was surprised that no one from the front office spoke on the topic, especially because the A’s made it clear they believed it was inadvertent by not applying any punishment. But a player, Mark Canha, was the first person from the organization sent to speak to the media the next day, which is unusual and kind of a tough spot to put Canha in, as he had to spend 10 minutes fielding questions about something in which he wasn’t remotely involved. Melvin spoke to the media at his usual time later in the day and left no doubt that he and the players back Christenson. … [Read more...] about A’s Plus: No matter who’s at fault, no more melees, please
“We are just one small piece of this, we don’t control the culture of violence that we see,” Commissioner Outlaw told the crowd of hundreds. “Folks have to be held accountable too. We average, the police department averages, so far this year, we’ve taken 77 guns a week off the street.” … [Read more...] about Philadelphia City Council To Hold Gun Violence Hearings Following Violent Weekend Where 3 Children Shot
Two years later, as brought to light in a 2009 report authored by the then commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan Stanley McChrystal, the United States again pointed fingers at Iran for playing a deadly double game – on the one hand sneaking weapons to the Taliban to be used against the Afghan government, while at the same time cementing diplomatic relations with Kabul. In 2010, reports emerged that Iran was paying Taliban fighters $1,000 for every U.S. soldier killed. … [Read more...] about As the US moves out of Afghanistan, Iran cements ties with the Taliban and officials