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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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Soccer: Milan, Villarreal and Nice reach Europa League knockout round

AC Milan, Villarreal and Nice reached the knockout stage of the Europa League after posting wins on Thursday in the penultimate round of the group stage.

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Soccer-Villarreal and Nice head into Europa League knockout round

Nov 23 Spain's Villarreal and France's Nice were among the qualifiers for the knockout stage of the Europa League, with one game remaining to play, after wins on Thursday.

23 Nov 2017

Soccer: Costa Rica's familiar faces look for repeat of Brazil upsets

Costa Rica were one of the major surprises of the 2014 World Cup and will head to Russia for next year's tournament with largely the same squad of players having easily qualified from the CONCACAF region.

19 Nov 2017

Soccer: Pogba returns to lead United past Newcastle

MANCHESTER, England Paul Pogba scored one and created another on his return from a two month injury layoff to lead Manchester United to a 4-1 win over Newcastle United at Old Trafford on Saturday as they maintained their 100 percent home record.

19 Nov 2017

Pogba returns to lead United past Newcastle


16 Nov 2017

Exclusive: CONCACAF agrees to launch new Nations League

MANCHESTER, England CONCACAF's governing council has agreed to launch a new Nations League tournament, for teams in North and Central America and the Caribbean, president Victor Montagliani told Reuters on Thursday.

09 Nov 2017

FIFA's human rights advisers call for more detail over stadium workers

MANCHESTER, England FIFA has been urged to reveal more about its monitoring of construction sites at World Cup venues in Russia and Qatar in a report by its Human Rights Advisory Board.

08 Nov 2017

CONCACAF close to agreement on new Nations League plan: source

MANCHESTER, England A new Nations League tournament, for teams in North and Central America and the Caribbean, is close to being agreed upon with an expected start in September, 2018, a person with knowledge of the plans told Reuters.

08 Nov 2017

FIFA demands visa, work permit and tax exemptions for 2026 World Cup

MANCHESTER, England The United States and other countries hoping to host the 2026 World Cup should provide government guarantees on visa-free travel plus work permit and tax exemptions for their bids to be accepted, according to documents published by FIFA on Tuesday.

07 Nov 2017

Is the Premier League title race over already? Not so fast

MANCHESTER, England Manchester City's eight point advantage after 11 games is leading to talk of the Premier League title race being over in November, but as Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho noted - English football has a habit of throwing up surprises.


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