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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

5:36am IST

Kitov Pharmaceuticals must face investor lawsuit over drug study - judge

Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd must face a shareholder lawsuit accusing the drugmaker and its chief executive of misleading investors by failing to disclose that clinical study results for a drug the Israeli pharmaceutical company was developing were falsified.

5:07am IST

Trial of two Boston officials cancelled after prosecution dealt setback

BOSTON A federal judge on Wednesday called off next week's trial of two members of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's administration accused of extorting a music festival production company into using union labour after a court ruling jeopardized the prosecution's case.

3:21am IST

West Virginia court urged to consider Massachusetts generic drug injury case

Johnson & Johnson and a woman seeking to sue the company over injuries she blames on a generic version of one of the brand-name manufacturer's drugs are each seizing on a recent Massachusetts ruling to bolster their case before West Virginia's top court.

21 Mar 2018

U.S. judge dismisses FTC antitrust lawsuit against Shire unit

March 21 A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission accusing a unit of Shire Plc of violating antitrust laws by abusing government processes to fend off generic competition to its antibiotic Vancocin HCl.

21 Mar 2018

U.S. arrests Iranian over alleged $115 million sanctions evasion scheme

An Iranian who chairs a Maltese bank has been arrested on U.S. charges that he participated in a scheme to evade U.S. sanctions and funnel more than $115 million paid under a Venezuelan construction contract through the U.S. financial system, federal prosecutors said on Tuesday.

21 Mar 2018

Patients in 2012 meningitis outbreak can't get restitution - judge

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that patients injected with tainted drugs produced by a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy are not entitled to recover restitution from a pharmacist convicted on racketeering and fraud charges stemming from the 2012 outbreak.

21 Mar 2018

Former F-Squared CEO must pay $12.4 million in SEC case: U.S. judge

BOSTON The former chief executive of F-Squared Investments Inc, once the largest U.S. money manager creating portfolios out of exchange-traded funds, must pay more than $12.4 million for making false statements to investors, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.

20 Mar 2018

Extortion case against Boston officials faces dismissal after ruling

BOSTON A federal judge on Monday declined to reconsider a ruling that prosecutors said could lead to the dismissal of charges against two members of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's administration who are accused of extorting a music festival production company.

20 Mar 2018

U.S. judge declares mistrial in trial of ex-Georgeson employees

BOSTON A federal judge on Monday declared a mistrial in the case of four former employees of a firm that advises companies on shareholder votes charged with participating in a scheme to pay bribes to learn how a proxy adviser's clients voted.

20 Mar 2018

U.S. Supreme Court won't take up Teva's case over doctors' testimony

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a request by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to consider what standard appellate courts should apply to review a judge's decision to exclude expert witnesses hired to opine on scientific issues.


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