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As President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shook hands at Friday night’s Summit of the Americas, the two power players quietly made history. Though the White House reports that there was no follow-up conversation, both men are set to “speak further” on Saturday. [Yahoo News]

According to new reports, a freight train carrying toxic chemicals in South Carolina derailed on Friday night, causing many cars to overturn, leak, and more. The incident, which occurred after the train hit a tree that had fallen onto the tracks, resulted in a 1.5 mile-wide evacuation. [DailyMail]

A Bronx woman by the name of Liana Barrientos has been charged with two counts of fraud after allegedly getting married ten times without filing for divorce. She pleaded “not guilty” in a New York court on Friday morning, though the DA claims she is married to at least four people at the moment. [E! Online] 

An Egyptian court has sentenced an American citizen to life in prison after he supported a 2013 Islamist protest “against the military ouster of President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood.” 35 other defendants face the same penalty, while 12 were sentenced to death.

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein will not be charged for allegedly groping an Italian model this past March. Though the victim said Weinstein tried to put his hand up her dress, authorities claim that after analyzing evidence and conducting interviews, a criminal charge was not supported. [Gawker]

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If You Don’t Know! News & Politics Roundup: President Obama & Raul Castro Make History With A Handshake, Freight Train Derails In South Carolina, & MORE! was originally published on globalgrind.com

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