December 2016 Current Events: World News Slideshow

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Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of December 2016.


Head of the International Monetary Fund Is Found Guilty of Negligence
Image of Christine Lagarde
On Dec. 19, 2016, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, is found guilty by a special court in France. The court, made up of parliament members and magistrates, announce that she was negligent in a case when she was serving as the French economy minister. However, Lagarde will not receive a fine, any jail time, or even a criminal record and she will be able to appeal the decision if she chooses.
Photo source: AP Photo/Cliff Owen
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