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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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May strikes £1 billion deal with DUP to prop up government

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government by agreeing to at least 1 billion pounds in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province's biggest Protestant party. | Video

24 Jun 2017

London tower blocks evacuated as 34 buildings fail fire tests

LONDON Britain said 34 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in north London where residents were forced to evacuate amid chaotic scenes.

24 Jun 2017

British lawmakers hit by 'sustained' cyber attack

LONDON Britain's parliament was hit by a "sustained and determined" cyber attack on Saturday designed to identify weak email passwords, just over a month after a ransomware worm crippled parts of the country's health service.

22 Jun 2017

Imagination Tech up for sale after bruising Apple fight

LONDON Imagination Technologies, the British firm that lost 70 percent of its value after being ditched by its biggest customer Apple, put itself up for sale on Thursday in a disappointing end to a once-great European tech success story. | Video

20 Jun 2017

UK to give new ruling on Fox-Sky takeover by June 29

LONDON Rupert Murdoch will find out by June 29 whether he is closer to securing takeover target Sky after Britain set out a timetable to rule on whether the media mogul is a suitable owner of Europe's biggest broadcaster.

17 Jun 2017

At least 58 feared dead in London tower fire, May admits failings

LONDON At least 58 people are feared to have died in the fire that engulfed a London tower block this week, police said on Saturday, as Prime Minister Theresa May admitted that the response from the authorities had not been good enough. | Video

13 Jun 2017

Former UK PM Major fears DUP deal could spark a return to violence in Northern Ireland

LONDON Theresa May's plan to govern with the support of a Northern Irish protestant party risks thrusting the province back into turmoil by convincing 'hard men' on both sides of the divide to return to violence, former Prime Minister John Major said.

12 Jun 2017

Business confidence plummets as political crisis grips Britain

LONDON Britain's descent into political crisis just days before Brexit talks begin has sapped confidence among business leaders and infuriated bosses who were already grappling with the fallout from the vote to leave the EU.

09 Jun 2017

Election debacle leaves UK government in a minority on eve of Brexit talks

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would lead a minority government backed by a small Northern Irish party after she lost an election gamble days before the start of talks on Britain's departure from the European Union. | Video

07 Jun 2017

Two days from UK election, security dominates campaign after London attack

LONDON Two days from a national election, Britain's ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour Party battled to defend their records on security after an Islamist attack that killed seven people in London upended the campaign. | Video

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