Edition:
India

Jon Herskovitz

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

10:47pm IST

Texas to execute 'tourniquet killer' for serial rape and murder

AUSTIN, Texas A man known as the "tourniquet killer" for the method he used to torture and strangle the five girls and young women he was convicted of raping and murdering is due to be executed in Texas on Wednesday.

17 Oct 2017

Trucker in deadly Texas immigrant case pleads guilty, faces life sentence

AUSTIN, Texas The driver of a truck packed with immigrants, 10 of whom died due to sweltering Texas heat in July, pleaded guilty on Monday to human smuggling charges and could face up to life in prison, prosecutors said.

13 Oct 2017

Texas executes man convicted of killing prison guard with shank

AUSTIN, Texas Texas executed a man on Thursday convicted of murdering a prison guard in 1999, after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal to spare his life despite arguments by his lawyers that he was innocent.

26 Sep 2017

U.S. appeals court allows part of Texas law targeting 'sanctuary cities'

AUSTIN, Texas A U.S. appeals court on Monday issued a mixed decision on a Texas law to punish "sanctuary cities," allowing a section requiring localities to abide by federal requests for checks on detainees' immigration status to take effect, but blocking other parts.

06 Sep 2017

Baylor University reaches settlement in Texas gang rape lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas Baylor University has reached a settlement with a former student who said she was a victim of gang rape by football players at the world's largest Baptist university, the school and a lawyer for the woman said on Tuesday.

31 Aug 2017

Explosions reported at flood-hit Arkema chemical plant in Texas

WASHINGTON/AUSTIN, Texas Two explosions were reported on Thursday at the flood-hit Arkema SA plant in Crosby, Texas, and a sheriff's deputy was taken to hospital after inhaling chemicals, the company said.

31 Aug 2017

Judge blocks provisions in Texas law punishing 'sanctuary cities'

AUSTIN, Texas A U.S. judge on Wednesday blocked sections of a Texas law intended to punish so-called "sanctuary cities", regarded as soft on immigration, in a ruling handed down two days before the law was due to come into effect.

18 Aug 2017

Arkansas gets new batch of lethal injection drug, seeks execution date

Arkansas has acquired a new batch of a drug it uses in lethal injections, prompting the state's attorney general on Thursday to request an execution date for an inmate first sentenced to death 24 years ago, a prisons official said.

18 Aug 2017

Arkansas gets new batch of lethal injection drug, seeks execution date

Aug 17 Arkansas has acquired a new batch of a drug it uses in lethal injections, prompting the state's attorney general on Thursday to request an execution date for an inmate first sentenced to death 24 years ago, a prisons official said.

17 Aug 2017

Truck driver formally indicted for 10 immigrant deaths in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas A truck driver accused of smuggling immigrants inside a packed and sweltering tractor-trailer through Texas, 10 of whom died, was formally indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday on charges that can carry the death penalty, prosecutors said.

Markets

  • Asia
  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • Sectors
Stock Search
Sensex 32,584.35 -24.81 -0.08%
Nikkei 21,363.05 + 26.93 +0.13%
Hang Seng 28,711.76 + 14.27 +0.05%
EUR/INR 76.673 +0.23%
USD/INR 65.060 +0.05%
GBP/INR 85.795 +0.05%
Gold 1,283.00 +0.00 +0.00%
Oil 52.01 +0.13 +0.25%
Corn 348.25 -1.75 -0.50%