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Trump orders review of visa program to encourage hiring Americans

Here are five things health IT leaders should know. Universities and other nonprofit or governmental research organizations are exempt from the cap on new H-1B visas, which are otherwise limited to 85,000 per year. The ban is also expected to levy a blow to the tech industry, as many foreign nationals immigrate on the H-1B visa. It is meant for jobs requiring specialty skills that can not be filled by a United States worker.



Protesters clash with police in France after early poll results

But Macron's party spokesman, Benjamin Griveaux, said the far-right candidate is hardly a vector of change. France's Interior Ministry said voter turnout by late afternoon was 69.4 percent - slightly lower than in 2012, when turnout was high.



France may catch populist wave in presidential election

In an exceptional stance during an ongoing campaign, the European Commission says that circumstances forced the hand of its president, Jean-Claude Juncker. November 20, 2016: Voters unexpectedly kick ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy out of the centre-right primary ballot in its first round. Populists have shaken up the political landscape across the continent, but Austria, the Netherlands and Italy have in recent elections resisted voting populist candidates into power.



Russia complains to US over exclusion

It said the new measures were meant to help pressure Syria to "immediately stop the repeated and heinous attacks against its own people". A man breathes through an oxygen mask, after what rescue workers described as a suspected gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib, Syria April 4, 2017.



French Elections: Le Pen faces Macron in final round

He is the youngest ever French presidential hopeful and has never run for election before. A former Rothschild investment banker who served as economics minister in President Francois Hollande's Socialist government, Emmanuel Macron has been among the most favored to win the presidency.



France votes to elect a new President

Most recently, a police officer was shot dead and two others injured on the Champs Elysees in an attack on Thursday evening. Le Pen - who cast her vote Sunday morning in Hénin-Beaumont in northern France - told supporters in the run-up to the vote that if elected, she would put a moratorium even on legal immigration to the country, as well as closing "Islamist" mosques and expelling radicals.