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    WASHINGTON (AP) Prosecutors want to keep jurors from learning that a polygraph examiner found that the man charged with killing intern Chandra Levy was not being deceptive when he said he was not involved with her disappearance. Attorneys for the prosecution urged a D.C. judge in court documents to keep the results of lie detector tests out of the trial scheduled to begin Oct. 18.

    BOWIE, Md. (AP) President Barack Obama will be in Maryland to campaign for Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley. Obama will speak at Bowie State University today.

    WASHINGTON (AP) The company behind a high-tech sound device that aimed to keep teens from loitering in a Washington neighborhood has squashed use of the controversial product. The device was installed outside the Chinatown entrance to the Gallery Place Metro station.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) After more than two weeks on the market, only two of 200 autographed photos of Michaele and Tareq Salahi allegedly crashing a White House state dinner have been purchased in an online sale. A publicist said yesterday that the photos were originally priced at $100 but were later slashed to $50 after the first week yielded no buyers.

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    North Korea Has An Interesting Offer. And Another Threat

    The secretive regime denies any involvement with the Sony Pictures hack and says the U.S. must allow it to help find the real culprit. Or else.
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