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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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More than $500,000 raised for 13 siblings held captive in California

LOS ANGELES Thirteen siblings in Southern California who authorities say were beaten, shackled and abused by their parents can count on more than $500,000 in donations that local groups have raised for their care.

14 Feb 2018

Taylor Swift shakes off copyright lawsuit over hit song

LOS ANGELES A lawsuit accusing singer Taylor Swift of stealing lyrics for her song "Shake It Off" was thrown out on Tuesday by a judge, who ruled the phrases in question were not sufficiently original to merit copyright protection. | Video

09 Feb 2018

New Mexico newspaper apologises for cartoon linking 'Dreamers' to criminality

A New Mexico newspaper apologised on Thursday for publishing a cartoon portraying illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children as street criminals that drew widespread condemnation as racist.

09 Feb 2018

Los Angeles prosecutors review three sex assault accusations against Weinstein

LOS ANGELES Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing three accusations of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein, a step toward possible criminal charges for the movie producer, a spokesman for the county District Attorney's office said on Thursday.

06 Feb 2018

Super Bowl security document found on commercial flight

A U.S. government document outlining plans for responding to a possible biological attack at Sunday's Super Bowl in Minneapolis was left on a commercial jetliner, CNN reported on Monday, saying one of its employees found the paper in a seat pocket.

04 Feb 2018

Actor Uma Thurman accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault

LOS ANGELES Actor Uma Thurman has accused movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her at a London hotel after they worked together on the 1994 hit film "Pulp Fiction."

04 Feb 2018

Actor Uma Thurman accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault

LOS ANGELES, Feb 3 Actor Uma Thurman has accused movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her at a London hotel after they worked together on the 1994 hit film "Pulp Fiction."

03 Feb 2018

Lady Gaga, citing pain, cancels 10 European shows on 'Joanne' tour

Severe pain has forced Lady Gaga to cancel 10 shows on the European leg of her "Joanne" concert tour, the singer and her team said on Saturday, several months after she had postponed those performances in Europe due to her ailment. | Video

03 Feb 2018

Florida nurse's choice words to avoid flu: 'Wash your stinking hands'

A Florida nurse has offered some frank advice for people whose lax hygiene is contributing to a deadly flu outbreak, including "wash your stinking hands!"

02 Feb 2018

Girl, 12, arrested in shooting that wounds 5 at Los Angeles school

LOS ANGELES Five people were wounded, including a student shot in the head, when a gun went off in a Los Angeles middle school classroom on Thursday, and a 12-year-old girl was taken into custody, police said.

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