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To what extent can US police lie to a suspect?

I believe it is common knowledge that American police are allowed lie to a suspect, but how far can they go? Can they say / show a suspect things like these examples-- We have a witness who saw you ...
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Can third parties object to false assertions made in a book about dead persons?

A biography is published about some notable person in motorsport, A, now dead. In the book, assertions are made that another notable person in that sport, B, was about to be hired by A until an ...