Fourteen people have died amid historic rainfall in South Carolina, the state's governor said on Tuesday, as residents grappled with the damage wrought by flooding on their homes, roads and water supply. "We are still in the mode that the next 36 to 48 hours will be volatile," Governor Nikki Haley said. "Don’t let the sunshine fool you." Emergency management officials said about 300 state-maintained roads and 160 bridges remained closed.
By Alex Whiting LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Traumatised by his experiences as a child soldier in South Sudan, 14-year-old Peter decided to settle an argument with two other children by taking an AK-47 from the local military barracks to shoot them. Peter, whose name has been changed to protect his identity, was one of nearly 1,800 children being reintegrated into their communities after their release earlier this year from the South Sudan Democratic Army Cobra Faction in eastern Jonglei state. Counsellor Shaun Collins, who has recently returned to Britain after six months as a leader on the U.N. children's agency (UNICEF) programme which helped release and reintegrate the children, decided to not to offer Peter formal therapy. Short of time and resources, Collins thought it better to teach the boy techniques to help him calm down, and draw in community elders, family, social workers and his teacher to help him change his behaviour.
By Barbara Liston JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Deep waters may complicate efforts to find out what happened to a U.S. container ship lost at sea during Hurricane Joaquin, a federal safety investigator said on Tuesday, as a search and rescue mission for 32 missing crew stretched into a sixth day. NTSB member Bella Dinh-Zarr said the investigation would be difficult given the ship sank in an unknown location, possibly in 15,000-feet (4,750-meter) deep waters. The U.S. Coast Guard said the body of one presumed crew member was recovered.
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