[VIDEO] Volcano Erupts In Central Japan, Hiker Dead, Dozens Reported Stranded | 御嶽山 大噴火 山頂火口付近 衝撃の山小屋

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Dozens of hikers were stranded Saturday on the slopes of an erupting Japanese volcano that has reportedly killed one person and left 30 more seriously injured.

A manager of Japan Meteorological Agency speaks at a press conference to explain the eruption of Mount Ontake, in Tokyo on September 27, 2014 (AFP Photo/Jiji Press) A manager of Japan Meteorological Agency speaks at a press conference to explain the eruption of Mount Ontake, in Tokyo on September 27, 2014 (AFP Photo/Jiji Press)

Ash, rocks and steam continued to spew from Mount Ontake more than nine hours after it sprang violently to life as around 250 people were trying to scale its peak.

“The speed of the smoke was too fast. You can’t escape.”I’m worried that many more people are still on the mountain.”

— A climber, reported by NHK

Four people were buried by the ash, with one having been dug out, Kyodo News reported.

“I first thought it was thunder as I heard a bang and another bang, two or three times,” a trekker told public broadcaster NHK…

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How Gun Control Made England The ‘Most Violent Country In Europe’

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Gun control in Britain passed in stages, beginning just after World War I and continuing in a reactionary fashion with increasing strictness through the 1990s.

When the final stage arrived in 1997, and virtually all handguns were banned via the Firearms Act, the promise was a reduction in crime and greater safety for the British people. But the result was the emergence of Britain as the “most violent country in Europe.”

Britain began placing restrictions on gun ownership after World War I with the Firearms Act of 1920. The passage of this act was emotionally driven, based in part on the public’s war-weariness and in part on the fear that an increased number of guns–guns from the battle field–would increase crime.

The Firearms Act of 1920 did not ban guns. Rather, it required that citizens who wanted a gun had to first obtain a certificate from the government. We…

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ANGELS~Inspiration for my Uncle

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art by Gunnar Timothy art by Gunnar Timothy

ANGELS

Angels come out of the heavens,
Performing miracles on the ground.
These angels protect me and you,
From the darkness all around.
Angels share your happiness,
And the joys that come to you.
They are there in tragic moments,
To protect and guide you through. And
They will show you all of God’s love,
And perform His miracles to.
As HE has sent them down from up above,
To help us through each day anew.
So when you see small miracles unfold in each day,
Just remember the Angels that brought them your way.
It’s an astonishing sight to see,
Unanswered prayers unfold before you and me.
So open your eyes to see God’s Angels,
And the little miracles that they do.
They will show you all of God’s love,
And that joys that surrounds you.
Gunnar Timothy

How timely! YES! I love it…

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