The Daily Populous

Tuesday February 25th, 2020 morning edition

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An Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) commissioner has apologized for claiming that women could get pregnant from swimming in the same pool as men.

Sitti made the statement during an interview with, saying that women should exercise caution when swimming in a public swimming pool with men or risk getting pregnant.

“There is an especially strong type of male sperm that may cause […] pregnancy in a swimming pool,” Sitti said in the interview.

“Even without penetration, men may become sexually excited [by women in the pool] and ejaculate, therefore causing a pregnancy.”.

No one knows for sure how men react to the sight of women in a swimming pool.”.

Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI) executive Nazar said it was “impossible” for women to get pregnant in a swimming pool.

“The water in swimming pools […] contains chlorine and other chemicals,” he said on Sunday as quoted by Antara news agency. »

Harvey Weinstein Guilty: Jury Convicts Him of Rape, Criminal Sexual Act

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A jury of 12 men and women on Monday found former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein guilty on two of the five potential criminal charges he faced in his New York County trial.

Weinstein looked ashen and unstable as he was surrounded by officers who helped escort him out of the courtroom.

In New York State, a person can be convicted of predatory sexual assault when a jury has determined that the person committed a first degree rape, criminal sexual act or aggravated sexual abuse against more than one other person. »

China bans human consumption and trade of wild animals

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BEIJING, CHINA -- China on Monday declared an immediate and "comprehensive" ban on the trade and consumption of wild animals, a practice believed responsible for the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

That prohibition was short-lived, however, and conservationists have long accused China of tolerating a cruel trade in wild animals as exotic menu items or for use in traditional medicines whose efficacy is not confirmed by science.

The coronavirus epidemic had highlighted "the prominent problem of excessive consumption of wild animals, and the huge hidden dangers to public health and safety," said the report by China Central Television (CCTV). »

Full Coverage: Harvey Weinstein Is Found Guilty of Rape

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So Harvey Weinstein, this justice has been a long time coming, but it’s finally here.”

We knew we came in, and we were down 35 to nothing the day that we started this trial.

All he kept saying over and over again was, ‘I’m innocent, I’m innocent. »

How to Register to Vote

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If you’re a U.S. citizen, meet your state’s requirements, and will be 18 by Election Day, you can vote.

You can register there or you may be able to register online, at the Department of Motor Vehicles, or using the National Mail Voter Registration Form.

If you know you won’t be able to get there on Election Day, you may qualify to vote by mail. »