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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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05 May 2018

France proposes new mechanism to assign blame for chemical attacks

THE HAGUE/PARIS Western powers are weighing a French proposal to create a new mechanism at the world's chemical weapons watchdog that would enable it to assign blame for attacks with banned munitions, diplomatic sources told Reuters.

04 May 2018

France proposes new mechanism to assign blame for chemical attacks

THE HAGUE/PARIS Western powers are weighing a French proposal to create a new mechanism at the world's chemical weapons watchdog that would enable it to assign blame for attacks with banned munitions, diplomatic sources told Reuters.

04 May 2018

Chemical weapons inspectors back from Syria's Douma: source

AMSTERDAM Chemical weapons inspectors have returned from a mission to the Syrian town of Douma, where they took samples and interviewed witnesses to determine whether banned munitions were used in an attack last month, a diplomatic source said on Friday.

26 Apr 2018

Dutch PM Rutte survives censure vote over dividend tax row

AMSTERDAM Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte survived a censure vote in the early hours of Thursday called by lawmakers who believe he withheld information about how his Cabinet reached an unpopular decision to scrap a tax on dividends.

24 Apr 2018

Staffing firm Randstad's shares fall after Monster disappoints

AMSTERDAM Randstad reported a 4 percent rise in core first-quarter profit on Tuesday but shares in the second-largest staffing company fell on underperformance at U.S. unit Monster.

19 Apr 2018

U.N. team fired upon in Syria while visiting suspected chemical sites

THE HAGUE/BEIRUT A U.N. security team came under fire in Syria while doing reconnaissance for inspectors to visit sites of a suspected chemical weapons attack, and officials said it was no longer clear when the inspectors would be able to go in. | Video

17 Apr 2018

U.S. suggests Russia, Syria may tamper with Douma evidence, Moscow denies it

DAMASCUS/THE HAGUE The United States accused Russia on Monday of blocking international inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria and said Russians or Syrians may have tampered with evidence on the ground. | Video

16 Apr 2018

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

THE HAGUE Western countries accused Moscow on Monday of preventing inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria and said Russians or Syrians may have tampered with evidence on the ground.

12 Apr 2018

Ex-Russian spy poisoned with nerve agent, watchdog confirms

THE HAGUE/LONDON The lethal poison that struck down a former Russian spy and his daughter last month in England was a highly pure type of Novichok nerve agent, the global chemical weapons watchdog concluded on Thursday, backing Britain's findings.

09 Apr 2018

Victims in Syria's Douma may have suffered cocktail of poisons

AMSTERDAM The international chemical weapons watchdog opened an investigation on Monday to determine whether dozens of people were gassed to death in an attack near the Syrian capital, possibly by a poisonous cocktail of sarin and chlorine.

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