Christine Lagarde, rock star of international finance

July 04, 2019

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Christine Lagarde holds a news conference at the IMF and World Bank's 2019 Annual Spring Meetings, in Washington, DC, in April 2019. Lagarde is set to become the first woman to head the European Central Bank. 


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A "rock star" of international finance, Christine Lagarde, is nominated to be Europe's top banking official. Plus, Argentina has a law that requires sex education in schools, but the curriculum is controversial and not all schools teach it. And, a tennis player is fined $56,600 at Wimbledon for lack of effort. 

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