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IMF's Lagarde to meet Argentinian minister as crisis deepens

The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, is to meet Argentina's finance minister in Washington later to discuss a request to speed up payments from the country's $50 billion bailout. Buenos Aires announced new austerity measures on Monday, aimed at stemming the slump of the peso. Also today, the former NFL player who sparked the "take a knee" controversy is fronting Nike's new ad campaign.