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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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09 Aug 2018

Aftershock jolts Indonesia's Lombok as death toll jumps to 259

PEMENANG, Indonesia A magnitude 6.2 aftershock rocked Indonesia's Lombok on Thursday, sparking fresh panic on the tropical tourist island as the official death toll from a powerful earthquake four days earlier almost doubled to 259. | Video

09 Aug 2018

Hunt on for survivors as Indonesia's quake toll climbs to 131

KARANGPANGSOR, Indonesia The death toll from last weekend's powerful earthquake on Indonesia's Lombok island rose to 131 on Wednesday as rescuers found more people crushed under collapsed buildings, though some still held out hope of finding survivors.

08 Aug 2018

'Out of Hope': Indonesia quake victims still wait for help

GUMANTAR, Indonesia Moments after fleeing their home, dodging falling tiles and shattering glass, Indonesian farmer Haji Ruslan and his family stood in a field opposite and watched the house collapse.

08 Aug 2018

'From high season to absolutely nothing': Indonesian quake devastates tourism

SENGGIGI, Indonesia/JAKARTA Days after a powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's resort island of Lombok, killing more than 130 people and sending thousands of tourists fleeing, its beach strip stands eerily empty, with shops and hotels shuttered.

08 Aug 2018

'Out of Hope' - Indonesia quake victims still wait for help

GUMANTAR, Indonesia Moments after fleeing their home, dodging falling tiles and shattering glass, Indonesian farmer Haji Ruslan and his family stood in a field opposite and watched the house collapse.

08 Aug 2018

Rescuers dig through quake rubble for aunt of Indonesian sprint star

KARANGPANGSOR, Indonesia, Aug 8 Rescuers on Indonesia's quake-hit island of Lombok dug through the rubble of a mosque on Wednesday, hoping to reach the aunt of a sprinter who became a national hero last month at the under-20 world championships in Finland.

07 Aug 2018

As death toll on Indonesia's Lombok tops 100, thousands wait for aid

KAYANGAN, Indonesia The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia's tourist island of Lombok topped 100 on Tuesday as rescuers found victims under wrecked buildings, while thousands left homeless in the worst-affected areas waited for aid to arrive. | Video

07 Aug 2018

Tourists flee Indonesia's Lombok island after earthquake kills 98

PEMENANG, Indonesia Rescuers used diggers and heavy machinery to clear debris and search for survivors on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 98 people on Indonesia's resort island of Lombok, prompting a tourist exodus. | Video

02 Aug 2018

Exclusive: Myanmar scales back Chinese-backed port project due to debt fears - official

NAYPYITAW Myanmar has scaled back plans for a Chinese-backed port on its western coast, sharply reducing the cost of the project after concerns it could leave the Southeast Asian nation heavily indebted, a top government official and an advisor told Reuters.

30 Jul 2018

Reuters reporter jailed in Myanmar denies collecting secret documents

YANGON Kyaw Soe Oo, one of two Reuters journalists accused of obtaining state secrets in Myanmar, told a court on Monday that the information in documents police say were found on his mobile phone was already public.

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