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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

01 Dec 2017

U.N. brings Syria talks under one roof, not yet into one room

GENEVA Representatives of Syria's warring sides sat just meters apart in separate rooms at U.N. peace talks on Thursday, but mediator Staffan de Mistura stopped short of bringing them together in what diplomats had hoped might be a minor breakthrough.

16 Nov 2017

Doping: Carter appears at CAS to appeal against doping test

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter appeared at sport's highest tribunal on Wednesday to appeal against a positive doping test which cost his team mate Usain Bolt one of his nine Olympic gold medals.

13 Nov 2017

Europe, Africa ministers agree to help migrants held in Libya

BERN European and African ministers agreed on Monday to try to improve conditions for migrants in Libya and seek paths such as scholarships for Africans to reach Europe legally, to cut the death toll from smuggling across the Sahara and Mediterranean.

11 Oct 2017

Valcke says reputation destroyed as he appears before tribunal

LAUSANNE Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said his reputation had been destroyed by his 10-year ban from football as he appeared before a hearing to overturn the punishment at sport's highest appeal court on Wednesday.

20 Jun 2017

F1 triple-header due to 2018 World Cup final

GENEVA Formula One decided to pack five European races into six weeks on its 2018 calendar because organisers wanted to avoid a clash with the World Cup final in Russia, chairman Chase Carey said on Tuesday.

12 Apr 2017

UEFA reviewing security following Dortmund bus blast

NYON, Switzerland European soccer authority UEFA said it was reviewing security for Wednesday's Champions League matches and would increase it where necessary, a day after explosions hit the Borussia Dortmund team bus.

12 Apr 2017

UEFA reviewing security following Dortmund bus blast

NYON, Switzerland European soccer authority UEFA said it was reviewing security for Wednesday's Champions League matches and would increase it where necessary, a day after explosions hit the Borussia Dortmund team bus.

12 Nov 2016

Talks on uniting Cyprus make progress, to resume on November 20 - U.N.

MONT PELERIN, Switzerland Talks on reuniting the divided island of Cyprus have achieved significant progress and will resume on Nov. 20, the United Nations said on Friday, at the end of a fifth straight day of negotiations in the Swiss resort of Mont Pelerin.

10 Sep 2016

Trapped, shaken Mont Blanc cable car passengers brought to safety

CHAMONIX, France Thirty-three tourists who were trapped overnight in cable cars high above the glaciers of Mont Blanc were brought to safety on Friday morning after technicians repaired tangled cables, the operator said. | Video

25 Aug 2016

Blatter appears at CAS for appeal against ban

LAUSANNE, Switzerland Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter appeared before sport's highest tribunal, the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS), on Thursday to appeal against his six-year ban from soccer. | Video

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