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France's Hollande, Germany's Merkel mark 100 years since Battle of Verdum

Allen Cone
VERDUN, France, May 29 (UPI) -- French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel commemorated the 100 years since the Battle of Verdun on Sunday.

Lufthansa suspends flights to Venezuela, cites poor economy

Yvette C. Hammett
CARACAS, Venezuela, May 29 (UPI) -- Citing a continuing poor economy in Venezuela, German airline Lufthansa plans to suspend flights to the South American country next month.

Police: NBA player Bryce Dejean-Jones killed after breaking into Dallas apartment

Allen Cone
DALLAS, May 29 (UPI) -- Bryce Dejean-Jones, a rookie NBA guard, was shot dead after breaking into a Dallas apartment he believed was his girlfriend's, police said.

Judge unseals Trump University playbook, acknowledges Donal Trump's attacks

Yvette C. Hammett
SAN DIEGO, May 29 (UPI) -- A judge ordered the release of Trump University internal documents, including "playbooks" that show how it marketed the get-rich courses.

Cincinnati Zoo gorilla shot dead after dragging child who fell into exhibit

Yvette C. Hammett
CINCINNATI, May 29 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Zoo shot and killed a western lowland gorilla on Saturday after a 4-year-old boy slipped into the animal's enclosure.

Los Angeles Dodgers demote Julio Urias back to minors

The Sports Xchange
Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Julio Urias' first taste of the major leagues was brief.

Bonnie downgraded to tropical depression, 4th person dead in Texas flooding

Yvette C. Hammett
CHARLESTON, S.C., May 29 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Bonnie was downgraded Sunday to a tropical depression, but still was pummeling the coastline of South Carolina with high winds and heavy rain.

'Maze Runner: The Death Cure' release date postponed to 2018

Karen Butler
LOS ANGELES, May 29 (UPI) -- Fox has postponed the release date for "Maze Runner: The Death Cure" from Feb. 17, 2017 to Jan. 12, 2018.

Sam Mendes says he won't direct the next James Bond movie

Karen Butler
LOS ANGELES, May 29 (UPI) -- British filmmaker Sam Mendes, who helmed "Skyfall" and "Spectre," says he won't direct the next James Bond movie.

Denny Hamlin uses fresh tires to win Xfinity race at Charlotte

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In an event that bore notable similarities to the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, Denny Hamlin won Saturday's Hisense 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race.

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