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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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3:26pm IST

U.S. weighs whether to stay in Iran nuclear deal

UNITED NATIONS The United States said on Wednesday it is weighing whether the Iranian nuclear deal serves its security interests even as Iran said it did not expect Washington to abandon the agreement. | Video

5:11am IST

May, Macron, Gentiloni push for quick removal of extremist online content

UNITED NATIONS Leaders of France, Italy and the United Kingdom urged social media companies on Wednesday to more swiftly remove "terrorist content" from the internet, with the aim of stopping it from being uploaded in the first place. | Video

3:03am IST

Pence tells U.N. that America first does not mean America alone

UNITED NATIONS President Donald Trump's policy of "America First does not mean America alone," Vice President Mike Pence told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday as he urged reform to make peacekeeping missions more efficient, effective, accountable and credible.

20 Sep 2017

At U.N., Britain to push internet firms to remove extremist content quicker

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 20 The leaders of Britain, France and Italy will push social media companies on Wednesday to remove "terrorist content" from the internet within one to two hours of it appearing because they say that is the period when most material is spread.

19 Sep 2017

U.N. chief says statesmanship needed on North Korea, takes digs at Trump

UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed on Tuesday for statesmanship to avoid war with North Korea and criticized world leaders who stoke resentment over refugees for political gain, two digs at U.S. President Donald Trump. | Video

19 Sep 2017

Exclusive: Bangladesh PM says expects no help from Trump on refugees fleeing Myanmar

NEW YORK Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday about Rohingya Muslims flooding into her country from Myanmar, but she expects no help from him as he has made clear how he feels about refugees.

18 Sep 2017

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS North Korea's nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, where diplomats are eager to hear U.S. President Donald Trump address the 193-member body for the first time. | Video

18 Sep 2017

Trump, Nikki Haley to share U.S. spotlight at U.N. gathering

UNITED NATIONS When President Donald Trump takes the world stage at the United Nations for the first time this week, he will share the spotlight with his envoy Nikki Haley, who has emerged as the surprising public face of U.S. foreign policy. | Video

16 Sep 2017

North Korea says seeking military 'equilibrium' with U.S.

SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS North Korea said on Saturday it aims to reach an "equilibrium" of military force with the United States, which earlier signalled its patience for diplomacy is wearing thin after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month. | Video

14 Sep 2017

U.N. chief, Security Council call on Myanmar to end violence

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday urged Myanmar authorities to end violence against the majority-Buddhist country's Rohingya Muslims that has forced some 400,000 people to flee to Bangladesh. | Video

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