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Water pours from a gate in the Lake Murray dam in Columbia, S.C. Despite an improving forecast, it will still take weeks for the state to return to normal after being pummeled by a historic rainstorm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chuck Burton / Associated Press

Jeanni Adame rides in her boat as she checks on neighbors seeing if they want to evacuate in the Ashborough subdivision near Summerville, S.C. South Carolina is still struggling with flood waters due to a slow moving storm system.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mic Smith / Associated Press

A statue in flood waters in the Ashborough subdivision near Summerville, S.C.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mic Smith / Associated Press

Army Gen. John Campbell commander of the Resolute Support Mission and United States Force Afghanistan, prepares to testify during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill. The committee questioned Campbell on the situation in Afghanistan and last weeks US airstrike on a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders that killed at least 22 people.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Wilson / Getty Images

Migrants sleep in front of graffiti illustrating an eye at the port of Mytilene on the Greek island of Lesbos. Europe is grappling with its biggest migration challenge since World War II, with the main surge coming from civil war-torn Syria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFP/Getty Images

Afghan refugees gather around a fire to warm themselves from the early morning cold, after spending the night at a resting point, after arriving on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press

The Dutch cargo ship Flinterstar sinks off of the Belgian coast near Zeebrugge, Belgium after colliding with a gas tanker.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Associated Press

Pope Francis leads the XVI Ordinary Meeting of the Synod of Bishops in Vatican City. Nearly 300 cardinals, bishops and prelates from around the world were debating the controversial question of whether the Catholic Church should soften its stance towards divorcees and homosexuals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ETTORE FERRARI / EPA

Egyptian men attend a campaign meeting of the main "For The Love of Egypt" coalition ahead of the parliamentary elections south of Cairo. The current mood in the Arab world's most populous nation was evident at an election rally, where candidates showered praise on Sisi who has crushed all opposition since ousting his Islamist predecessor.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: KHALED DESOUKI / AFP/Getty Images

A Palestinian young man throws a bottle towards vehicles of Israeli security forces who search for the suspected Palestinian killers of a Jewish settler couple in the West Bank city of Nablus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / AFP/Getty Images

A video frame grab shows an image taken from a footage made available on the Russian Defense Ministry's official website, purporting to show a Russia's Su-24M bomber dropping bombs during an airstrike in Syria.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: AFP/Getty Images

An angler casts his fishing pole from a rocky coastal area along the Beirut coastline as the sun rises over the Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Hassan Ammar / Associated Press

Malaysian youths cool off in a river as schools remain closed due to hazy conditions in Hulu Langat. Malaysia, Singapore and large expanses of Indonesia have suffered for weeks from acrid smoke billowing from fires on Indonesian plantations and peatlands that are being illegally cleared by burning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHD RASFAN / AFP/Getty Images

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Washington, DC: Army Gen. John F. Campbell told lawmakers Tuesday that the American air strike that hit a charity hospital in Northern Afghanistan, killing at least 22 people, was a mistake.

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