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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SYDNEY Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers Ltd posted record earnings in core divisions on Wednesday, sending its shares to a record high as investors glimpsed the rapid growth promised by a restructuring initiated by new managing director Rob Scott.
SYDNEY Australian fast-food chain Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd posted its slowest profit growth in five years on Tuesday, missing expectations, as a heatwave sent Europeans to cafes rather than pizza shops and earnings from Japan fell.
SYDNEY Australia on Thursday promised radio gear and help to build parliament offices in Samoa's capital of Apia, the latest pledge of aid in the Pacific Islands where China and Australia have been ramping up tit-for-tat donations.
SYDNEY/TOKYO Australia's Suncorp Group is selling its life insurance division to Dai-ichi Life Holdings for $540 million, making the Japanese firm Australia's biggest in a sector that domestic companies are scrambling to quit.
SYDNEY The world's biggest listed packaging company, Amcor Ltd , on Monday swooped on U.S. rival Bemis Company Inc in a $5.25 billion all-stock deal that comes as packaging firms are jostling to buy growth with acquisitions.
SYDNEY When Australia bankrolled undersea internet cables for its Pacific neighbors, it shut out a competing offer from Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL]. | Video
SYDNEY Newspaper publisher Fairfax Media Ltd said on Thursday it had agreed to a A$2.16 billion ($1.6 billion) buyout from television network Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd , in one of the biggest shake-ups in Australian media for decades.
SYDNEY National Australia Bank moved to soothe public anger after a major inquiry showed it dealt harshly with rural borrowers, saying it won't penalise farmers for loan defaults in droughts amid a record dry spell in parts of the nation.
SYDNEY Australian home entertainment installer Paul Boon has relied for years on Amazon.com Inc's U.S. website for cheap wall racks and other parts to keep his costs down.
SYDNEY Litigation funder IMF Bentham Ltd is preparing to potentially sue social media giant Facebook Inc in Australia over its sharing of users' data with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.