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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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19 Oct 2017

CIA chief says U.S.-Canadian couple held for five years in Pakistan

WASHINGTON The head of the CIA said on Thursday a U.S.-Canadian couple kidnapped by Islamist militants in Afghanistan were held inside neighboring Pakistan for five years before being freed.

19 Oct 2017

U.S. wants stronger India economic, defense ties given China's rise: Tillerson

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said before a visit to India next week that the Trump administration wanted to "dramatically deepen" cooperation with New Delhi, seeing it as a key partner in the face of negative Chinese influence in Asia.

19 Oct 2017

U.S. says holds Myanmar military leaders accountable in Rohingya crisis

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States held Myanmar's military leadership responsible for its harsh crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority.

29 Sep 2017

China support for North Korea clampdown growing: U.S. official

WASHINGTON China is making progress in enforcing sanctions imposed on North Korea, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday, and urged skeptical members of Congress not to rush to enact new ones before giving Beijing's efforts a chance to take effect.

29 Sep 2017

China support for North Korea clampdown growing: U.S. official

WASHINGTON China is making progress in enforcing sanctions imposed on North Korea, a U.S. State Department official said on Thursday, and urged skeptical members of Congress not to rush to enact new ones before giving Beijing's efforts a chance to take effect.

29 Sep 2017

Russia and North Korea to discuss nuclear crisis in Moscow

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON Russian and North Korean officials will meet in Moscow on Friday to discuss the North Korea crisis, a move welcomed by the United States, which has been locked in am increasingly heated war of words with Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs.

29 Sep 2017

Russia and North Korea to discuss nuclear crisis in Moscow

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON Russian and North Korean officials will meet in Moscow on Friday to discuss the North Korea crisis, a move welcomed by the United States, which has been locked in am increasingly heated war of words with Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs.

29 Sep 2017

Russia and North Korea to discuss nuclear crisis in Moscow

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON Russian and North Korean officials will meet in Moscow on Friday to discuss the North Korea crisis, a move welcomed by the United States, which has been locked in am increasingly heated war of words with Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs.

27 Sep 2017

Tillerson to discuss North Korea crisis, trade in China

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit China this week for talks that will include the crisis over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and trade, the State Department said on Tuesday.

27 Sep 2017

North Korea's bark may be worse than bite in threat to shoot down U.S. bombers

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea has threatened to shoot down U.S. bombers flying near the Korean peninsula, but it would have difficulty matching its words with action given aging air defence systems mostly dating to the Cold War, military experts said.

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