World U.S. Puts Chinese Deals on Ice 2017-07-21T20:45:29.000000000-04:00 The American committee that screens foreign investments is holding up a growing number of high-profile acquisitions involving Chinese companies amid concern about the risks they might pose to U.S. national security. Abbas Calls for Cutting Ties to Israel 2017-07-21T20:43:52.000000000-04:00 Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas called for suspending all contact with Israel on Friday after new security measures around Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site set off a wave of widespread violence that left at least six people dead.. Congrats on Your Newborn! Please Report to 'Mom Jail' 2017-07-21T20:35:50.000000000-04:00 In China, yuezi centers offer posh accommodations where new mothers can spend a month taking things easy, but some find it a struggle to stay put. Among Iraqis Freed From ISIS, Resentment Festers 2017-07-21T19:03:23.000000000-04:00 Iraq’s government is struggling to rebuild Sunni areas liberated from Islamic State—a challenge in any effort to end a cycle of sectarianism and an insurgency that has been pushed underground. EU Urges U.S. to Stick to Iran Nuclear Deal After Trump's Criticism 2017-07-21T18:28:59.000000000-04:00 The European Union pressed the U.S. to stick to the full implementation of sanctions relief spelled out in the Iranian nuclear deal amid growing doubts about the Trump’s administration’s plans. U.S. to Ban Tourist Visits to North Korea 2017-07-21T18:24:47.000000000-04:00 The State Department said it will ban travel by Americans to North Korea starting next month, citing ‘mounting concerns’ about the risk of arrest and detention in the wake of the death of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier. Preliminary Probe Results Point to U.S. Navy Fault in Deadly Collision 2017-07-21T18:23:43.000000000-04:00 A preliminary investigation has found that the Navy was likely at fault for last month’s deadly collision off the coast of Japan that killed seven American sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald, a U.S. defense official said Friday. Poland's High-Court Move Unnerves EU, but Not Many Voters 2017-07-21T18:14:43.000000000-04:00 Poland is giving the government sweeping powers over its judiciary, a move that is rattling European Union leaders but hasn’t shifted voters much at home. The Stars Come Out at British Open 2017-07-21T17:56:56.000000000-04:00 Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy could deliver the kind of weekend duel golf has been missing in the post-Tiger Woods era Venezuela Opposition Names Judges, Government Allies Cry Treason 2017-07-21T15:41:58.000000000-04:00 The opposition-held congress swore in 13 new supreme court judges Friday as replacements for pro-government justices, in a bid to undermine the government’s plan to have a special assembly draft a new constitution.