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Poignancy is polished at Tuck Everlasting

Terrence Mann

Tuck Everlasting,” the new musical that deals with eternal life, has wisely been put in the hands of someone whose work on Broadway never seems to die — director Casey Nicholaw.

Modern Family star’s one-man play is a cacophony of voices

Jessie Tyler Ferguson in scenes from his one-man show

You might very well think that decorum is positively dead on Broadway these days with phones chirping and bleating endlessly during the entire run of the one-man play Fully Committed.

Belgian prosecutors announce transfer of Salah Abdeslam to France

Salah Abdeslam, key suspect in the Paris attacks (Photo: AP)

Abdeslam, arrested in Belgium last month after four months on the run, is wanted by the French for his role in the 13 November attacks.

Former refugee wants to earn Rio taekwondo medal as Belgian

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Asemani left Iran more than 3 years ago and came to Belgium where, under difficult conditions and with financial, she was able to compete.

Yemen takes back Qaeda-led city

Forces loyal to Yemen’s internationally recognised government have retaken the southern coastal city of Mukalla, driving out Al Qaeda militants a year after they captured it, security officials said o

Apple iPhone sales decline, first revenue drop since 2003

Apple's iPhone SE, iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus (Photo: Screengrab)

Despite the decline in sales, Apple managed to rack up $10.5 billion in profit for the quarter.

How drones could be the next-generation firefighters

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate student Jim Higgins displays the drone he helped create before its flight at the Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice, Nebraska. The drone drops ping-pong-sized balls intended to start brush-clearing grass fires.

Donald Trump tells voters he’s ‘not toning it down’

A confident Donald Trump told supporters on Saturday that he’s not changing his pitch to voters, a day after his chief adviser assured Republican officials their party’s frontrunner would show more re

Sara Bareilles writes an original turn-off-your-phone song

Sara Bareilles

Sara Bareilles’ songwriting skills are all over the new Broadway musical Waitress — even down to the cellphone warning.

Prince offered a ticket to a forbidden world in his music

Prince presents the favourite album (soul/R&B) award at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles in 2015. (Photo: AP)

Prince didn’t introduce sexuality to music — unless you think the term rock ‘n’ roll is about a quarry — but his explicit playfulness and gender-bending winks took the intersection to a new level.

Whenever there is any judicial conference, the topic that invariably comes up for discussion is pendency of cases and delayed justice.

The university is one of the strangest, grandest institutions. It is a theatre of knowledge, a site for debates, a custodian of democracy and the epitome of pluralism.