Welcome to GoldennewNg Roundup Of Top U.S. News Headlines For Today Monday, 3rd February 2020.
1. More people have died from Wuhan coronavirus than SARS in mainland China:
The coronavirus outbreak has killed at least 362 people and infected more than 17,300 globally, as it continues to spread beyond China. One person outside mainland China, a man in the Philippines, has died. Read more
2. EU chief, UK premier clash over post-Brexit ties
The EU and Britain opened hostilities in Brexit’s next bruising chapter on Monday, laying down tough red lines for a post-divorce future following the UK’s dramatic exit from the bloc.
Europe’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier formally announced his ideas for new ties in Brussels, offering London a deep relationship going forward as long as Britain makes guarantees to trade fairly.
3. U.S. to Bar Foreigners Who Visited China Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
The U.S. government declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency and will ban entry of foreign nationals who recently traveled in China from entering the country starting Yesterday 2nd February 2020 at 5 p.m.Read more
4.Merkel Prepared for EU Treaty Changes as Brexit Requires Bloc to Be More Competitive
BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would be prepared to back changes to the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty, the bloc’s legal cornerstone if need be, adding that the EU27 must become more competitive now that Britain has left. Read more
5. VIRUS DEATH TOLL RISES TO OVER 360 IN CHINA
China built a hospital in 10 days, infused cash into financial markets and further restricted people’s movement to contain a rapidly spreading virus and its escalating impact, which so far has resulted in 361 deaths.
6. WHAT’S NEXT IN TRUMP’S IMPEACHMENT TRIAL
Senators are all-but-certain to acquit the president on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress when the vote on Wednesday.
7.Pakistan Delays Decision on Movie That Offended Islamists
Pakistan’s government on Monday postponed its decision on whether to lift a ban on a movie that had offended hard-line Islamists in this Muslim-majority country, after asking a high council of clerics to weigh in on the film.Read more
8. Brexit: Boris Johnson says ‘no need’ for UK to follow EU rules on trade
Boris Johnson has set out his vision for a trade deal with the EU, saying there is “no need” for the UK to follow Brussels’ rules.
The PM called for a Canada-style free trade deal, saying the UK would return to the Withdrawal Agreement if such a deal was not reached.
But the EU’s Michel Barnier said its “ambitious” trade deal offer required a “level playing field. Read more
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