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Support for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in New Hampshire has collapsed precipitously, according to a Suffolk/Boston Globe poll released Friday which showed him falling from second place to fifth place in the state.

By contrast, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) surged by 9 points to a comparatively secure second place but still trailed the longtime frontrunner, businessman Donald Trump, by a 10-point margin.

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Two women have been banned from Tinder after they used the dating app to urge others to support Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) presidential bid, Reuters reported on Friday.

Tinder locked the two womens' accounts after getting several complaints with men who received messages urging them to support Sanders.

"Do you feel the bern?" Robyn Gedrich wrote in Tinder messages, according to Buzzfeed News. "Please text WORK to 82623 for me. Thanks."

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Authorities in Utah are preparing for a scenario in which "armed extremists" crash the funeral of LaVoy Finicum, a leader of the Oregon occupation who was killed last week in a confrontation with police.

An advisory issued Wednesday by the Utah Statewide Information and Analysis Center -- and reported on by the libertarian outlet Reason -- alerts law enforcement officials near Kanab, Utah, where the funeral is being held Friday, to be "vigilant and aware that confrontation with these potentially volatile persons, may include more than one individual." The advisory notes that the Finicum family has asked for a quiet service; "however, extremists may utilize such a high profile funeral for media attention or to further ideological beliefs."

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UPDATE: Feb. 5, 2016, 1:41 PM ET

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie charged in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case will get a second chance to force the release of documents from the law firm whose taxpayer-funded 2014 report absolved Christie of blame.

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