NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) — A Chickasaw County woman whose infant son’s lifeless body was found in a baby swing has been imprisoned for life without possibility of parole.Court records say 22-year-old Cheyanne Harris was sentenced Tuesday in New Hampton to the state-mandated penalty, and her request for a new trial was denied. A jury found her guilty Feb. 6 of first-degree murder and child endangerment causing death.The charges stem from the death of 4-month-old Sterling Koehn, whose body was found Aug. 30, 2017, in a maggot-infested diaper at an apartment in Alta Vista. The swing was in a sweltering bedroom.An autopsy shows he died of malnutrition, dehydration and an E. coli infection.The baby’s father, Zachary Koehn, also has been sentenced to life in prison.
0Shares0000Edinson Cavani is looking to beat his return of 35 league goals from last season © AFP / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELTPARIS, France, Feb 17 – Edinson Cavani struck twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat Strasbourg 5-2 on Saturday to relieve some of the pressure on the runaway Ligue 1 leaders following their Champions League defeat at Real Madrid.Strasbourg struck early through Jean Eudes Aholou, but PSG hit back courtesy of a Julian Draxler effort before two goals in as many minutes from Neymar and Angel Di Maria put the home side in control. Stephane Bahoken pulled one back midway through the second half as Strasbourg threatened an unlikely comeback, but Cavani’s league-best 22nd and 23rd goals of the season ensured victory for Unai Emery’s team.“The victory was important after the match on Wednesday. We win all our home matches,” said Emery, whose side last dropped points at the Parc des Princes in May.“We have to show we can maintain this level of play against bigger teams, without meaning any disrespect to Strasbourg.”He added: “We spoke about (the Madrid defeat) in the dressing room. Of course they remember the match from Wednesday. That’s normal so it’s important to speak about positive things. We feel very strong at the Parc.”Captain Thiago Silva and Di Maria were recalled after Emery faced criticism for dropping them for the 3-1 loss in Madrid, and the coach was whistled by a section of home supporters unhappy with the Spaniard’s decisions in midweek.Neymar was largely overshadowed by Cristiano Ronaldo in Spain on Wednesday, but the Brazilian could have struck within 90 seconds in Paris when he was denied the legs of Strasbourg goalkeeper Alexandre Oukidja.The visitors, who inflicted PSG’s first defeat of the season in early December, sprang another surprise by grabbing the lead on six minutes following a clinical counter-attack.Neymar was guilty of overplaying and lost possession allowing Strasbourg to break with great effect, the move finishing off with Aholou steering home a precise first-time finish from Kenny Lala’s cross.PSG responded quickly though as an intended pass through from Neymar was diverted straight into the path of Draxler who swept low into the far corner for his first league goal in over three months.– Quick-fire strikes –The hosts promptly surged ahead as Neymar, picked out lurking on the far side of the box by Giovani Lo Celso, exhibited terrific composure and a deft touch to eliminate two defenders and tap home after his initial effort was kept out by Oukidja.Neymar has scored 19 league goals in 18 games for PSG this season © AFP / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELTA dreadful lapse of concentration from Pablo Martinez then allowed Di Maria to pinch the ball from the centre-back within seconds of the restart and drill beyond Oukidja for PSG’s third.Oukidja shovelled away a powerful Cavani header and Di Maria fluffed a glorious chance to extend the lead after Dani Alves had squared for the Argentine, but Bahoken gave Strasbourg a lifeline as he guided home from the edge of the box on 67 minutes.However, Cavani allayed fears of another late PSG collapse with a clever chipped finish over the advancing Oukidja, and the Uruguayan struck again 11 minutes from time after latching on to an assist from Neymar.Elsewhere, Saint-Etienne secured a third win in four outings with a 1-0 victory at Angers, Montpellier climbed to fifth after a 1-1 home draw with Guingamp, and Troyes moved out the relegation zone thanks to a 1-0 win over Metz.Diafra Sakho netted his first league goals for Rennes following his January move from West Ham in a 2-2 draw away to Caen, with the hosts left to rue a pair of missed penalties.Defending champions Monaco eased to a 4-0 home win over Dijon on Friday as Pietro Pellegri eclipsed Kylian Mbappe to become the youngest player in the club’s history.The win, which saw Pellegri — at 16 years, 10 months and 30 days — beat Mbappe’s previous record set in December 2015, kept second-placed Monaco 12 points behind PSG.Lyon will look to arrest a three-match losing streak away to Lille on Sunday, while third-placed Marseille can return to within a point of Monaco if they beat a resurgent Bordeaux at the Velodrome.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Imperial Pacific International (IPI) is facing a renewed push by government officials to be charged an annual tax on gaming revenues after it was revealed the Saipan casino operator has paid only US$21,000 in business gross revenue tax (BGRT) since the start of the year.The BGRT figure, representing a massive decline from the US$40.9 million IPI paid in 2016, US$67.7 million in 2017 and US$43.6 million in 2018, was highlighted in a report issued by the Department of Finance last week which predicts a US$19 million budget shortfall for the CNMI government in FY19. Lack of premium mass strategy begs questions of SJM’s Grand Lisboa Palace launch: analysts Load More Strong VIP growth sees Okada Manila GGR climb 72% in August Genting’s Resorts World Las Vegas names five key additions to executive team With the government having already implemented austerity measures as the region struggles to recover from the devastation of Typhoon Yutu 12 months ago, House Minority Leader Edwin Propst has called for “an honest, open and transparent discussion as to why we [allow] the casino not to pay their fair share of taxes while the rest of us rob Peter to pay Paul to make payments,” according to Marianas Variety.Under current regulations, IPI’s annual commitments comprise the 5% BGRT, a US$15 million license fee and a US$20 million contribution to a Community Chest Fund.Propst, one of IPI’s most vocal critics, first proposed the introduction of a 10% tax on net gaming revenues in 2017 but was encouraged to shelve the idea while IPI began development work on its Saipan integrated resort. He raised the issue again in June this year after reports emerged of IPI’s plummeting BGRT contributions.In response, IPI Chairman Mark Brown claimed the company had in fact paid more taxes than it should have in previous years and suggested it be able to apply tax credits in lieu of paying more taxes in 2019. RelatedPosts