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‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

Reviews are trickling in for “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,” and the fifth “Jurassic” installment seems to have left critics mostly satisfied, though still yearning for a little more from yet another dinosaur-filled action-adventure ride. “Fallen Kingdom” currently sits at a 69% on Rotten Tomatoes, a dip from its 2015 predecessor, “Jurassic World,” which finished at […]

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China Military Spending Quickens as Xi Seeks ‘World Class’ Force

Bloomberg News China said defense spending would increase at the quickest pace in three years, as President Xi Jinping pursues a “world-class” military capable of projecting force further from the country’s coasts. The central government’s military outlays are expected to rise 8.1 percent to 1.11 trillion yuan ($175 billion) this year, the Chinese Ministry of…

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Powell Faces Policy ‘Combativeness’ in Riskier Post-Yellen World

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s embrace of his predecessor’s gradual approach to tightening monetary policy is about to be tested. Since Powell accepted President Donald Trump’s nomination almost four months ago, the near-term outlook has changed significantly. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/BloombergFinancial volatility has awakened, and a booming stock market has shown it can also go down.…

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Why Charging Your Electric Car at Night Could Save the World

It’ll take more than just driving an electric vehicle to save the environment. You’ll have to charge it at the right time, too. Put simply, if the world’s drivers plug in an increasingly large EV fleet right after work, it could undo many of the environmental benefits expected from fewer cars running on gasoline and…