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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 Feb 2018

France opens judicial probe into Air France A380 engine explosion

PARIS The Paris prosecutor has begun an investigation into whether lives were put in danger when an engine explosion forced an Air France Airbus A380 to make an emergency landing in Canada.

12 Jan 2018

All jewels from Paris Ritz heist recovered - source

PARIS French police have recovered all the jewels that a gang of thieves attempted to snatch from a store in the upscale Paris Ritz hotel, a source close to the investigation said on Thursday. | Video

11 Jan 2018

Facing U.S. extradition, bin Laden associate attacks French prison guards

PARIS A German believed to have been an associate of Osama bin Laden and convicted for his part in an attack on a synagogue in Tunisia in 2002 attacked four prison guards on Thursday weeks before being eligible for extradition to the United States.

15 Dec 2017

French anti-graft chief says his agency is powerless against foreigners

PARIS The head of France's new anti-corruption agency (AFA) says one-year old legislation designed to bolster the fight against corporate graft should be overhauled because he is almost powerless to go after foreign companies.

13 Dec 2017

Lafarge paid 13 million euros to armed groups to keep operating in Syria: rights group

PARIS French cement group Lafarge paid close to 13 million euros ($15.2 million) to armed groups including Islamic State militants to keep operating in Syria from 2011-2015, human rights lawyers said on Tuesday.

13 Dec 2017

Lafarge paid 13 mln euros to armed groups to keep operating in Syria -rights group

PARIS, Dec 12 French cement group Lafarge paid close to 13 million euros ($15.2 million) to armed groups including Islamic State militants to keep operating in Syria from 2011-2015, human rights lawyers said on Tuesday.

03 Nov 2017

Brother of man who killed Jews, soldiers in 2012 France attack jailed for 20 years

PARIS The brother of a Franco-Algerian gunman who killed four Jews and three soldiers was sentenced to 20 years in jail on Thursday over a killing spree that heralded an era of Islamist-inspired attacks in which hundreds have since died in France.

27 Oct 2017

Equatorial Guinea leader's son found guilty of embezzlement by French court

PARIS Millions of euros of assets belonging to the son of Equatorial Guinea's president were ordered to be seized by a French court that found him guilty in absentia on Friday of using money plundered from his country to buy property and luxury cars.

24 Oct 2017

French judiciary creaking under weight of terrorism cases

PARIS France's efforts to combat terrorism and prevent further attacks on its soil are generating so much work for investigators and law courts that further staffing will be needed to keep up, intelligence and justice officials say.

23 Oct 2017

Fiat emissions probe centers on several models: letter

PARIS A French judicial inquiry into Fiat Chrysler (FCA) over suspected emissions-test cheating centers on whether the carmaker misled buyers of Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Jeep and Lancia cars about emissions levels, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

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