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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AMARI AIR BASE, Estonia Two of the U.S. Air Force's newest and most advanced jets landed in the Baltic state of Estonia for the first time on Tuesday, a symbolic gesture meant to reinforce the United States' commitment to the defence of NATO allies that border Russia.
TAPA, Estonia U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is shifting its stance on Russia and now sees Moscow as a competitor, Britain's defence minister said on Thursday during a trip to the Baltic states designed to underline NATO's new deterrent forces.
RUKLA, Lithuania/AMARI, Estonia German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Thursday criticised Russia's military build-up on its borders with the Baltic states as irrational and said Germany would keep troops in the region for as long as needed.
TALLINN Estonia's prime minister says the Baltic state is well placed to resist the kind of "fake news" reports that could proliferate when NATO troops start arriving next month, against a background of heightened tensions with Russia.
NARVA, Estonia It is a sign of the times in Estonia, a Baltic state always suspicious of the Kremlin's ambitions in the region, that Prime Minister Juri Ratas is learning Russian.
TALLINN For gamers fed up with being just another avatar when playing with their friends, an Estonian firm has come up with a photo booth that creates a 3D image of your face.
TALLINN Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas lost a parliamentary vote of no confidence vote on Wednesday after his junior coalition partners deserted him, possibly opening up the path for a traditionally pro-Russian party to gain power.
TALLINN With Estonia set to become the first country in Europe to fully legalize ride-sharing companies like Uber, authorities are linking up Uber drivers digitally to the tax office in a move that may set a precedent for regulating the new sharing economy.
WARSAW/VILNIUS/TALLINN Energy market regulators in Poland and Lithuania are investigating whether Polish electricity grid operator PSE is breaking European Union rules by limiting Lithuanian imports.
TARTU, Estonia Leila, Liina and Lily Luik from Estonia will make Olympics history when they cross the start line for the women's marathon in Rio. | Video
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