Obama, Castro shake hands, will meet on Saturday

April 11, 2015 5:35 AM

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PANAMA CITY — President Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro had a much-anticipated handshake at the Summit of the Americas Friday, another historic step toward defrosting five decades of icy relations between the two countries.

The handshake happened as the two leaders arrived at a Panama City convention center for the summit's opening ceremonies, mostly away from most journalists' view. But a reporter for a Venezuelan TV network posted video online showing the two greeting each other comfortably with multiple handshakes a...

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