Author: Leigha Serna

Rep. Alex Mooney and his family vacationed at a Ritz-Carlton resort in Aruba mostly on the dime of HSP Direct LLC — a company to which the lawmaker has significant personal ties — likely constituting an impermissible gift under House rules, according to an Office of Congressional Ethics report. Mooney also likely violated federal law by enlisting congressional staff to plan that trip on official time and using official resources, OCE said.The nonpartisan office’s report on its examination of the West Virginia Republican, which was released Monday, says Mooney and his family enjoyed that Aruba vacation on HSP Direct’s tab…

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Home References Tech (Image credit: Tantse Walter) Looking for the best cameras for timelapse videos? You’re in the right place. Using individual images taken over time and played back at normal speed, time-lapses create engaging and dramatic ‘motion pictures’. Timelapses help to reveal a movement in scenes that our eyes cannot see, speed up movement, or demonstrate the passage of time.The longer the interval between shots, the faster moving subjects, like stars or clouds, appear to move in the finished timelapse video. To create the ultimate timelapse sequences you need to keep the camera perfectly still. Check out our guide to…

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BRUSSELS—On the European stage, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban has become the last barrier to a sweeping embargo against Russian oil, holding up the European Union’s biggest attempt so far to starve the Kremlin’s war machine on the grounds that it would devastate his small nation’s economy. And yet back home, his country’s largest energy firm, MOL , which is partly government-owned, has been quietly accelerating efforts to import oil from other countries. Within as little as two years, the Duna oil refinery, the country’s biggest, could be set up to run entirely on non-Russian oil, the MOL Group now…

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CompaniesNaga Sridhar | Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh), May 17 | Updated on: May 17, 2022 The 5,230 MW project is a first of its kind single location energy storage project with wind and solar capacitiesThe Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has said that his government would extend full support to world’s largest integrated renewable energy storage project (IRESP) of the Greenko Group coming up in Kurnool. He was speaking after performing the concrete pour ceremony at the location on Tuesday.The IRESP is a first of its kind single location energy storage project with wind and solar capacities. The…

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TOURIST SECURITY. The facade of the 457-year-old Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño, one of the most visited spots by local and foreign tourists in Cebu City. Cebu City police spokesperson Lt. Col. Ma. Theresa Macatangay on Monday (May 16, 2022) said they have started to beef up tourist security as the city expects an influx of travelers for the remaining weeks of summer. (PNA photo by John Rey Saavedra) CEBU CITY – The Cebu City police on Monday said it started to beef up security in tourist destinations and some areas of convergence here as the city expects an influx…

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From Sarkaru Vaari Paata producers inflating the collections of the Mahesh Babu starrer to Naga Chaitanya starrer Thank You locking its release date to the biggest crimes other than Malayalam model and actress Shahana’s death that shocked the South film industry; it’s time to take a look back at all that went down today in the South film industries today. Here’s all what grabbed headlines to make it to the trending south news today… Ergo, it’s time to make a note of the biggest newsmakers of the South who’ve made it to the trending south news today. So, without further…

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The highest court of the United Methodist Church has ruled that annual conferences cannot legally disaffiliate from the denomination unless the General Conference first approves it.The ruling, which was issued by the United Methodist Judicial Council on Tuesday, follows the recent launch of the theologically conservative Global Methodist Church on May 1. The GMC denomination was launched because of the UMC’s long-standing debate over LGBT issues, including same-marriage and the ordination of gay clergy.The GMC had intended to wait until the General Conference to officially disaffiliate from the UMC, but the conference, initially scheduled to take place this fall,…

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There are animated films that remain deep in our hearts. Either because we wore out the VHS to watch them over and over again as children, or because we are aware of the new releases and watch them with a more adult perspective. However, the work that animators do to bring us these movies is so exhaustive that they often miss certain details that only very observant eyes can identify.Bright Side will show you some small mistakes in great animated movies that you might not have noticed.1. AladdinAladdin was one of the biggest hits of Disney’s golden age in the 1990s. And even if you’ve seen this film countless times, you may not have noticed the small mistake…

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Iga Swiatek stepped up and nobody has brought her down.Swiatek earned the No. 1 ranking in women’s tennis by default two months ago when Ash Barty announced her immediate retirement. Add in Serena Williams’ absence for nearly a year and there were plenty of questions about who might assert themselves as the new woman to beat.Well, since February, nobody has beaten Swiatek.The Polish player extended her winning streak to 26 matches and reached the Italian Open semifinals after beating former U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu of Mississauga, Ont., 7-6 (2), 6-0 on Friday.Swiatek struggled to handle being a top-five player last…

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