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President Obama met Raul Castro in Havana—the first time leaders of the U.S. and Cuba have met on Cuban soil since 1928. Before the meeting Obama stood in front of a giant drawing of Che Guevara, making for an unusual photo op; some 50 dissidents were reportedly arrested hours before Obama’s arrival in the country on Sunday. In other news:

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