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A giant “Trump Baby” balloon will be flown near the UK Parliament during US President Trump’s visit to London according to BBC.

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, approved the “baby” balloon, giving protesters the go-ahead to mock Trump on his visit to the UK.

Khan’s office released a statement, claiming that the mayor “supports the right to peaceful protest an understands that this can take many different forms.”

The UK’s Khan has been a vocal critic of American President Trump’s policies, especially that of immigration, as he met with protest organizers to give them permission to “use Parliament Square Garden as a grounding point for the blimp.”

During his visit to London, POTUS Donald Trump will meet the Queen at Windsor and hold talks with the prime minister at Chequers.

The US president will stay at the US Ambassador’s House in Regent’s Park, but most of his time will be spent outside London, away from the protests.

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the ridiculousness of Khan’s “baby” balloon. The real news is Trump’s meeting with a robotic Theresa May, whose government is in complete meltdown after the resignation of various ministers within her cabinet.

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According to the BBC Trump arrives in the UK for a two-day working visit – his first since his election in 2016. Trump will also spend time with the Queen.

Extra security has been put in place as large-scale protests are expected.

His visit comes as Mrs May publishes a White Paper setting out a blueprint for the UK’s relations with the EU.

Mr Trump said he had “always liked” Boris Johnson, who quit as foreign secretary.

BBC diplomatic correspondent James Robbins described the trip as “the most controversial visit ever made by an American president to Britain”.

Robbins said it was also “really noticeable that he will barely spend any time in London” – perhaps to avoid the protests.

Mrs May said the visit will be an opportunity to boost trade links and strengthen co-operation on security.

But she also warned Mr Trump not to ignore the “malign behaviour” of Russia when he meets Vladimir Putin in Helsinki next week.

Mr Trump had joked earlier this week that his meeting with the Russian leader “may be the easiest” part of his European trip.

Along with trade and security links, Downing Street said the other key areas to be discussed between the two leaders included Brexit and the Middle East.

Ahead of Mr Trump’s visit, Mrs May said: “As two nations – we are safer, more prosperous and more creative when we work together and I am looking forward to this week’s important discussions.”

She said that when the UK leaves the European Union “there will be no alliance more important in the years ahead”.

 

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Khan makes the UK look seriously stupid on the world stage, together with the imbeciles in Westminster. Whether you like Trump or not, the host nation, should respect the office he holds. Wonder if Khan would have used a similar inflatable, if Obama or Clinton were invited over?

Would have thought knife crime in London would have been Khan’s priority, not, playing with ‘inflatable’ toys.

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I join millions of true unzombified English people who welcome President Trump with warmth and courtesy and he will certainly get this from Russia. I do not agree with some of his actions especially his ” outward” attitude to Russia at times and his foreign policy is very confusing, but for all that, he is the President of a very large country. Under the ” guidance of May, Corbyn, Khan, the BBC and all other media over here, a section of the population have become mindless, moronic 3 year olds and are a shame to our nation. They do not… Read more »

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Well, what did Trump expect when he made those anti-Muslim statements during his campaign? If he had opposed “terror-exporting countries,” that would have been diplomatic, but opposing a religion is totally unprofessional. The fact is, Trump’s travel ban targets only Shiites and secular-led countries, ie the GOOD guys fighting ISIS, while welcoming terror exporters like his pals the Saudis. Americans didn’t even bother reading the list. His fans welcomed it reflextively stupidly thinking it banned Muslims — which it does not do, while the Left condemined it for banning Muslims … which it does not do! America needs a grey… Read more »

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Surprise, Surprise! Another Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegation! (Video)

Democrats will use this Social Justice tactic on every nomination and election.

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Surprise, Surprise! Fresh off the spineless Republicans delaying the confirmation vote for Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh – the Judge has been accused of yet another sexual assault claim of questionable authenticity. Apparently during the 1983-84 academic school year, Kavanaugh ‘exposed himself’ to classmate Deborah Ramirez while she was heavily intoxicated – or so she thinks so, despite admitted gaps in her memory and no additional eyewitnesses.

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White House Releases Late Night Push Back to New Yorker Hit on Kavanaugh

Ramirez recalls “a penis being in front of my face,” and that despite being incredibly drunk, someone encouraging her to “kiss it.”

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The White House released a late night response to the New Yorker hit piece by Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in which a Yale classmate alleged, without eyewitness corroboration, that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her face at a drunken college dorm party decades ago. Kavanaugh issued a statement denying the accusation.

Latest Kavanaugh accuser, Yale classmate Deborah Ramirez.

The White House statement highlights multiple details from the article that undermine the accusation.

Reporters have posted a copy to Twitter, one of them CNN’s Kaitlan Collins.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE ALLEGATIONS MADE IN THE NEW YORKER ARTICLE ON JUDGE BRETT KAVANAUGH

“This alleged event from 35 years ago did not happen. The people who knew me then know that this did not happen, and have said so. This is a smear, plain and simple. I look forward to testifying on Thursday about the truth, and defending my good name—and the reputation for character and integrity I have spent a lifetime building—against these last-minute allegations.” – Judge Brett Kavanaugh

The accuser, Deborah Ramirez, admits in The New Yorker’s piece that there were “significant gaps” in her memories about the event. 

  • “She was at first hesitant to speak publicly, partly because her memories contained gaps because she had been drinking at the time of the alleged incident.”
  • “Ramirez acknowledged that there are significant gaps in her memories of the evening…”

By The New Yorker’s own admission, Ramirez was reluctant to speak with certainty on the allegation. 

  • “In her initial conversations with The New Yorker, she was reluctant to characterize Kavanaugh’s role in the alleged incident with certainty.”

It took six days of “assessing her memories” for Ramirez to say she recalled Kavanaugh committing the alleged incident, and that came only after consulting with an attorney provided by the Democrats. 

  • “After six days of carefully assessing her memories and consulting with her attorney, Ramirez said that she felt confident enough of her recollections…”
  • “Senate aides from Ramirez’s home state of Colorado alerted a lawyer, Stanley Garnett, a former Democratic district attorney in Boulder, who currently represents her.”

The New Yorker admits it has not confirmed through eyewitnesses Kavanaugh was even present at the party and other students who knew Kavanaugh said they never heard of the incident. 

  • The New Yorker has not confirmed with other eyewitnesses that Kavanaugh was present at the party.”
  • “In a statement, two of those male classmates who Ramirez alleged were involved in the incident, the wife of a third male student she said was involved, and three other classmates, Dino Ewing, Louisa Garry, and Dan Murphy, disputed Ramirez’s account of events…”
  • “We were the people closest to Brett Kavanaugh during his first year at Yale. He was a roommate to some of us, and we spent a great deal of time with him, including in the dorm where this incident allegedly took place.”
  • “Some of us were also friends with Debbie Ramirez during and after her time at Yale. We can say with confidence that if the incident Debbie alleges ever occurred, we would have seen or heard about it—and we did not.”

Further, those classmates said that the allegations in the story would be completely out of character for Kavanaugh.  

  • “The behavior she describes would be completely out of character for Brett.”

A former student who was best friends with Ramirez said she never told her about the incident despite how close they were. 

  • “The former friend who was married to the male classmate alleged to be involved, and who signed the statement, said of Ramirez, ‘This is a woman I was best friends with. We shared intimate details of our lives. And I was never told this story by her, or by anyone else. It never came up. I didn’t see it; I never heard of it happening.’”

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US Will Be “Defenseless” Against New Russian Nuclear Sub Equipped With Hypersonic Missiles

The hypersonic nuclear submarine is not the only super-weapon that Russia is preparing to add to its arsenal.

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The Soviet-era arms race between the US and Russia is officially back on.

To wit, Moscow is reportedly building a fleet of nuclear submarines armed with hypersonic ICBMs capable of delivering a nuclear payload ten times larger than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, according to CNBC, which cited a US intelligence report on the new weapons. Russian President Vladimir Putin hinted at six new super weapons during a speech back in March where he also revealed that Russia is working on a nuclear missile capable of evading NATO’s ring of ABM defenses.

The new Borei II submarine, also known as the Borei-A, is a fourth-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine that will reportedly join the Russian Navy’s Northern and Pacific Fleets once it’s completed in 2024, according to the report. Each sub can carry up to 20 Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles, which can deliver a nuclear payload of 100 to 150 kilotons. The sub will be the first new Russian sub developed in the post-Soviet era.

What’s worse is that, as of now, the US doesn’t possess adequate defenses to protect against Bulava missiles.

What’s more, unlike a traditional missile, which carries one warhead, the Bulava missile is capable of carrying up to 10 nuclear and hypersonic weapons on its tip. That means one Borei II submarine could potentially launch 200 hypersonic weapons, a threat the U.S. is currently unable to defend against.

A hypersonic weapon can travel at Mach 5 or higher, which is at least five times faster than the speed of sound. This means that a hypersonic threat can travel about one mile per second.

Back in March, Putin showed a digital representation of how one of Russia’s new weapons could evade ABM defenses by traveling high into the stratosphere. The Russian president also criticized the US and NATO for forcing Russia to resort to these weapons. He also dared any of Russia’s geopolitical rivals to call the country weak.

“I want to tell all those who have fueled the arms race over the last 15 years, sought to win unilateral advantages over Russia, introduced unlawful sanctions aimed to contain our country’s development: You have failed to contain Russia,” Putin said during his March national address.

A hypersonic weapon can travel at Mach five or faster, which means it is five times faster than the speed of sound, traveling at about one mile per second.

And the new sub isn’t the only super-weapon that Russia is preparing to add to its arsenal. Of the six weapons Putin unveiled at his speech earlier this year, CNBC reported that two of them will be ready for war by 2020.

“We don’t have any defense that could deny the employment of such a weapon against us,” Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee in March, following Putin’s comments.

With this in mind, perhaps Democrats in Congress can stop complaining about the ostensibly friendly relationship between President Trump and Putin and also stop agitating against Trump’s plans to allocate more money to the military.

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