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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

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French Open hikes prize money as Brexit eats Wimbledon purse

PARIS The French Open will this month serve up the largest prize money pot in Grand Slam tennis so far this year, taking advantage of Brexit's hit on Wimbledon's purse as it shakes off its old reputation as the poorer cousin of the big four tournaments.

16 May 2018

Insight: How Rusal escaped the noose of U.S. sanctions

LONDON/PARIS/WASHINGTON They were supposed to be the toughest sanctions the United States had ever imposed on a Russian oligarch. Seventeen days later, Washington watered them down.

16 May 2018

How Rusal escaped the noose of U.S. sanctions

LONDON/PARIS/WASHINGTON They were supposed to be the toughest sanctions the United States had ever imposed on a Russian oligarch. Seventeen days later, Washington watered them down.

16 May 2018

How Rusal escaped the noose of U.S. sanctions

LONDON/PARIS/WASHINGTON They were supposed to be the toughest sanctions the United States had ever imposed on a Russian oligarch. Seventeen days later, Washington watered them down.

11 May 2018

Weltweites Ringen um Rettung des Iran-Atomabkommens

Berlin/Paris Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel, Russlands Präsident Wladimir Putin und Spitzenpolitiker mehrerer anderer Länder haben einen Versuch zur Rettung des internationalen Atomabkommens mit dem Iran gestartet.

11 May 2018

'It's about war and peace' - Germany and France urge restraint in Middle East

BERLIN/PARIS France and Germany on Thursday urged Israel and Iran to exercise restraint and avoid further escalation of hostilities in the Middle East after the heaviest military exchange ever between the two regional adversaries.

11 May 2018

'It's about war and peace': Germany and France urge restraint in Middle East

BERLIN/PARIS France and Germany on Thursday urged Israel and Iran to exercise restraint and avoid further escalation of hostilities in the Middle East after the heaviest military exchange ever between the two regional adversaries.

04 May 2018

Little love for France's Macron in longtime socialist stronghold

RENNES, France In the cobbled streets of Rennes, there is scant affection for Emmanuel Macron among the voters who propelled France's mould-breaking president to power, though hopes for a socialist revival in this bastion of left-wing support are muted.

26 Apr 2018

French tycoon Bollore placed under formal investigation in Africa graft probe

PARIS A French judge on Wednesday placed tycoon Vincent Bollore under formal investigation over allegations his company undercharged for work on behalf of presidential candidates in two African nations in return for port contracts.

05 Apr 2018

France hit by second day of rail chaos as strike bites

PARIS Millions of French commuters suffered a second day of travel chaos on Wednesday as striking rail workers locked horns with President Emmanuel Macron's government in a dispute over reforming the state-owned SNCF railways.

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