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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

16 Oct 2017

'Mad dog' anti-Trump leaflets, suspected floated in from North Korea, turn up in Seoul

SEOUL Propaganda fliers presumed to be from North Korea and calling U.S. President Donald Trump a "mad dog" have turned up across central Seoul, including near the presidential Blue House, according to posts on social media and people who found them.

13 Oct 2017

Latest North Korea earthquake a sign of instability at nuclear test site - experts

SEOUL A series of tremors and landslides near North Korea's nuclear test base likely mean the country's sixth and largest blast has destabilised the region, and the Punggye-ri nuclear site may not be used for much longer to test nuclear weapons, experts say.

13 Oct 2017

Latest North Korea earthquake a sign of instability at nuclear test site - experts

SEOUL A series of tremors and landslides near North Korea's nuclear test base likely mean the country's sixth and largest blast has destabilised the region, and the Punggye-ri nuclear site may not be used for much longer to test nuclear weapons, experts say.

11 Oct 2017

North Korea hackers stole South Korea-U.S. military plans to wipe out North Korea leadership: lawmaker

SEOUL North Korean hackers stole a large amount of classified military documents, including South Korea-U.S. wartime operational plans to wipe out the North Korean leadership, a South Korean ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday. | Video

11 Oct 2017

U.S. flies bombers over Korea as Trump discusses options

SEOUL/WASHINGTON The U.S. military flew two strategic bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force late on Tuesday, as President Donald Trump met top defence officials to discuss how to respond to any threat from North Korea.

28 Sep 2017

S.Korea expects more provocative acts by N.Korea in mid-October

SEOUL South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea next month, to coincide with the anniversary of the founding of the North Korean communist party and China's all-important Communist Party Congress.

28 Sep 2017

S.Korea expects more N.Korea provocations mid-October

SEOUL, Sept 28 South Korea expects North Korea to engage in more provocative action next month to coincide with the anniversary of the founding of its communist party and China's all-important Communist Party Congress.

27 Sep 2017

North Korea's bark may be worse than bite in threat to shoot down U.S. bombers

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea has threatened to shoot down U.S. bombers flying near the Korean peninsula, but it would have difficulty matching its words with action given aging air defence systems mostly dating to the Cold War, military experts said.

26 Sep 2017

North Korea says U.S. 'declared war,' warns it could shoot down U.S. bombers

NEW YORK/SEOUL North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserved the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if they are not in its air space. | Video

25 Sep 2017

China urges restraint amid war of words between Trump and North Korea

BEIJING/SEOUL China on Monday called for all sides in the North Korea missile crisis to show restraint and not "add oil to the flames" amid an exchange of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. | Video

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