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Six things to know

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Here are six things to know for today.

The Canadian Transportation Safety Board says the combination of a crowd of passengers on the left side of the top deck combined with a wave hitting the right side caused a whale watching ship off the Canadian coast to capsize killing five people.

People living in the area that was hit by an earthquake this week are asking for help in recovery. At least 400 people are dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and more than 10,000 homes damaged.

We could find out today if the deputy who threw a high school student from her desk will keep his job. The justice department has opened a federal civil rights investigation to determine if federal law was broken.

The U.S. House of Representatives is getting ready for a big day today. It is set to vote on a bipartisan pact charting a two-year budget truce and Republicans are expected to nominate Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as the chamber's new speaker.

The candidates looking for the Republican presidential nomination will take the stage in a debate tonight. For the first time, Donald Trump is not the front-runner, Ben Carson is hoping to ride his momentum as the new GOP front-runner.

It's game two of the World Series tonight between the Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets. The Royals took game one after a 14 inning marathon.

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