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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

17 Oct 2017

British spy chief says Islamist militants can execute deadly attack plans in just days

LONDON Britain faces the most acute threat ever from Islamist militants seeking to inflict mass attacks, often with spontaneous plots that take just days to bring to execution, the head of the MI5 domestic intelligence agency said on Tuesday.

06 Oct 2017

May vows to stay as party plotters attempt to topple her

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would stay on as leader to provide stability after a former chairman of her Conservative Party said he had garnered the support of 30 lawmakers who wanted her to quit. | Video

05 Oct 2017

After PM May's speech fiasco, her party puzzles - Who next?

LONDON It was meant to be the speech that rescued Theresa May's premiership, but her public humiliation before the assembled Conservative Party has thrust her own future into doubt. | Video

05 Oct 2017

After British PM May's speech fiasco, her party puzzles: Who next?

LONDON, Oct 5 It was meant to be the speech that rescued Theresa May's premiership, but her public humiliation before the assembled Conservative Party has thrust her own future into doubt.

04 Oct 2017

UK says WhatsApp lets paedophiles and gangsters operate beyond the law

MANCHESTER, England Britain said WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption communication services allowed paedophiles and organised crime groups to operate beyond the reach of the law and called on the messaging service to move faster to help governments catch offenders.

03 Oct 2017

Sinn Fein eyes Northern Ireland power-sharing deal by end October

MANCHESTER, England A deal can be done by the end of October to restore Northern Ireland's power-sharing government, Sinn Fein's leader in the region said on Tuesday, raising a possible compromise with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

02 Oct 2017

Boris and Brexit sour Theresa May's party in Manchester

MANCHESTER, England Besides her own diminished authority, Prime Minister Theresa May has been forced to contend with two major distractions in Manchester that threaten to rip her ruling Conservative Party apart: Brexit and her ambitious foreign minister, Boris Johnson.

01 Oct 2017

Protesters demand an end to Brexit at May's Conservative conference

MANCHESTER, England Chanting "Bollocks to Brexit" and waving the gold stars of the European Union flag, tens of thousands of protesters marched through Manchester on Sunday to the ruling Conservative Party's annual conference to demand that Britain stay in the EU.

28 Sep 2017

John le Carre's George Smiley beats James Bond, British spy master says

LONDON When it comes to fiction, Britain's foreign intelligence chief prefers John le Carre's spy-catcher hero George Smiley over the brash antics of Ian Fleming's James Bond.

14 Sep 2017

Turkey feels betrayed over EU accession but still wants to join the club

LONDON Turkey feels betrayed by some European Union leaders who have called for the end of accession talks but still hopes eventually to join the bloc, Turkish EU Minister Omer Celik said on Thursday.

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