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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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29 Jun 2017

Ruling that N.Irish abortion laws breach human rights overturned

BELFAST A ruling that Northern Ireland's restrictive abortion laws breach human rights in certain cases was overturned by a Belfast court on Thursday, the same day Britain pledged to fund terminations for Northern Irish women who travel to England.

29 Jun 2017

Northern Ireland talks to continue as London takes stock

BELFAST The British government will grant Northern Ireland's politicians a few days for more talks after they missed a deadline to restore a power-sharing government on Thursday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said.

29 Jun 2017

Ruling that Northern Irish abortion laws breach human rights overturned

BELFAST A ruling that Northern Ireland's restrictive abortion laws breach human rights in certain cases was overturned by a Belfast court on Thursday, the same day Britain pledged to fund terminations for Northern Irish women who travel to England.

28 Jun 2017

Northern Ireland political talks deadlocked on eve of deadline

BELFAST Northern Irish politicians were set to negotiate through the night as they remained deadlocked on Wednesday in talks to restore the British province's power-sharing executive with hours to go until a deadline to reach agreement.

27 Jun 2017

Sinn Fein says Northern Ireland billion-pound windfall no guarantee of power-sharing deal

(This June 26 story has been refiled to correct name of party in second paragraph to Democratic Unionist Party DUP.)

27 Jun 2017

Sinn Fein says Northern Ireland billion-pound windfall no guarantee of power-sharing deal

BELFAST Irish nationalists Sinn Fein said on Monday the money coming in to Northern Ireland from a pact by their pro-British rivals to prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May would not in itself help restore the province's regional administration.

21 Jun 2017

May's deal with DUP unlikely this week - DUP source

LONDON A deal to prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government is not likely this week though talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to support her government are continuing, a DUP source told Reuters.

15 Jun 2017

Conservative-DUP deal could hasten Northern Ireland settlement

BELFAST/DUBLIN Northern Irish unionist support to prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May might seem like a death sentence for power-sharing with the province's Irish nationalists, but some think it could actually bring the model back from political limbo.

11 Jun 2017

May seals deal to prop up government, but loses key aides

LONDON/BELFAST British Prime Minister Theresa May secured a deal on Saturday to prop up her minority government but looked increasingly isolated after a botched election gamble plunged Britain into crisis days before the start of talks on leaving the European Union.

10 Jun 2017

DUP eyes Northern Ireland funding and veterans' rights as price for backing May: source

BELFAST Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party is seeking more funding for the province and concessions for former British soldiers in exchange for supporting British Prime Minister Theresa May, a source close to the party said on Saturday. 

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