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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.

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19 Aug 2017

Sierra Leone buries 461 mudslide victims, more still missing

FREETOWN Sierra Leone has buried 461 victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital this week, an official at the central morgue said on Friday.

18 Aug 2017

Hundreds of mudslide victims buried in Sierra Leone, search for hundreds missing goes on

FREETOWN, Aug 17 Burials began on Thursday for 300 people killed in Sierra Leone's mudslide while the search went on for hundreds of others still missing. | Video

17 Aug 2017

Facing risk of disease, Sierra Leone buries mudslide dead

FREETOWN, Aug 16 (Reuters)- Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, one of Africa's worst flood disasters in living memory. | Video

16 Aug 2017

Risk of disease as hundreds queue to identify Sierra Leone mudslide victims

FREETOWN, Aug 16 Hundreds of Freetown residents queued on Wednesday to identify relatives killed in a mudslide on the edge of the Sierra Leone capital, as aid workers warned of an impending health crisis caused by nearly 400 corpses.

16 Aug 2017

Nearly 400 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslide: coroner

FREETOWN Rescue workers have recovered nearly 400 bodies from a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, the chief coroner said on Tuesday, as morgues struggled to find space for all the dead. | Video

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