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Satirical musical reaches Mormon land

The cast of The Book of Mormon. 	— AP

The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church's flagsh

13-year-old Dylan pulls off backyard production

A scene from the dress rehearsal of Shrek The Musical.

Alongside directing and performing, Dylan sewed the costumes, designed the props, rented a sound system and created light cues using a software programme on laptop

Five ways Windows 10 fixes annoyances


It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after nearly three years.With Wednesday’s upd

14 million computers are now running on Windows 10: Microsoft

Microsoft Windows 10

Reviewers say that the latest Windows 10 is an improvement over the last version

Motorola refreshes its Android phones

The new Moto G will retail in the US for about $180 without a contract

Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung.

McDonald’s eyes variety of changes


McDonald’s is looking at variety of changes to win back customers in the US: A new value message to replace the Dollar Menu, breakfast all day, and nips and tucks to improve the taste of its burgers.

Kin torn over ‘first MH370 debris’


Dai Shuqin (62) cries after hearing about the recent discovery of plane debris that could be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Beijing on Thursday. — AP

Fed officials check probable cause of spaceship crash

Wreckage lies near the site where the Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket, SpaceShipTwo, exploded and crashed in Mojave

The National Transportation Safety Board is considering what caused a Virgin Galactic spaceship to break apart over the Mojave Desert during a test flight 10 months ago, killing the co-pilot and serio

In camps, Iraqi Shia boys trained to fight IS

In this July 14 photo, Iraqi volunteers with Popular Mobilisation Forces train in Baghdad, Iraq (Photo: AP)

From Baghdad to Basra, summer camps set up by the Popular Mobilisation Forces are training teens and boys as young as middle school age after the country’s top Shia cleric issued an edict calling on students to use their school vacations to prepare for battle if they are needed

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.

Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage — playing in Mumbai and Delhi — makes us laugh at ourselves by stripping bare the self-serving hypocrisy underlying socially acceptable roles.