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'Space junk' to crash into Earth, Carson beats Trump in new poll, & more news to know

Space junk is headed for Earth.

Someone has finally trumped The Donald.

Democrats and Republicans even coexisted long enough to reach a tentative budget deal.

Read on for the news you need to know as you start your day.

Space junk to crash to Earth on Friday the 13th

Talk about a freaky Friday.
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Talk about a freaky Friday.

"Mysterious space junk" is expected to plunge to Earth and possibly end up in the Indian Ocean on Friday, Nov. 13, scientists have concluded.

Scientists believe the 2-meter-long piece of debris, dubbed WT1190F, is a rocket body. They say that most of the object will burn up in the atmosphere, and what's left will splash into the Indian Ocean.

The European Space Agency says it poses "very little risk to anybody."

Carson trumps The Donald in latest poll

Ben Carson has trumped the months-long GOP front-runner
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Ben Carson has trumped the months-long GOP front-runner in the latest New York Times-CBS News poll.

About 26 percent of Republican voters said they'd vote for Carson, as opposed to the 22 percent that picked Donald Trump. The Times notes that the difference falls within the margin of sampling error.

Still, this is the first time that Trump hasn't topped a New York Times-CBS News poll since the news organizations started surveying voters in July.

Deputy sheriff slams student to floor

A South Carolina sheriff's deputy is on leave
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A South Carolina sheriff's deputy is on leave after a video surfaced showing him flipping and slamming a black high school student to the floor.

The girl, a student at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, does not appear to argue or resist as Officer Ben Fields drags her from her seat.

"Student safety is and always will be the district's top priority. The district will not tolerate any actions that jeopardize the safety of our students," the school said in a statement.

Tentative budget deal reached

The White House and congressional leaders have reached
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The White House and congressional leaders have reached a tentative, two-year budget deal.

The deal would increase spending by $80 billion over two years and raise the federal borrowing limit until March 2017.

The agreement came before House Speaker John Boehner's retirement on Friday.

Read more about it at Reuters.com.

New Yorkers can take their dogs to dinner now

You can now dine al fresco with Fido.
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

You can now dine al fresco with Fido.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed the "doggy dining" bill into law, which will allow patrons to bring their dogs to outdoor sections of restaurants in New York.

Restaurants can decide individually whether to allow the four-legged friends to visit outdoor dining areas.

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