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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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Tech firms improve cooperation on extremism but more needed, U.S. security chief says

LONDON Technology firms have improved cooperation with the authorities in tackling online militant material but still must act quicker to remove propaganda fuelling a rise in homegrown extremism, acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke said on Wednesday.

07 Oct 2017

Eleven injured in car crash near London museum, terrorism ruled out

LONDON Eleven people were injured on Saturday when a car collided with pedestrians near London's Natural History Museum, in one of the capital's busiest tourist areas, but police doused concerns it was a terrorist attack, saying it was a road traffic incident. | Video

07 Oct 2017

Conservative plotters told to get behind May amid Brexit fears

LONDON Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party who are trying to oust her as leader have been told to "shut up" by senior party members, including potential rival Boris Johnson, Britain's foreign minister.

07 Oct 2017

Conservative plotters told to get behind UK's May amid Brexit fears

LONDON, Oct 7 Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party who are trying to oust her as leader have been told to "put up, shut up" by the party's chief in Scotland.

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

Late PM Heath had questions to answer over child sex abuse claims - police

SWINDON, England Former British prime minister Edward Heath would have been questioned about claims he sexually abused boys if he were alive today, police said on Thursday after a two-year investigation into the allegations.

29 Sep 2017

Anti-EU UKIP party elects fourth leader in a year

LONDON Britain's anti-European Union UKIP party elected former army officer Henry Bolton its new leader on Friday, handing him the job of trying to stop the party that helped bring about Brexit becoming irrelevant.

22 Aug 2017

Princess Diana beguiles the world 20 years after death

LONDON From TV documentaries and the private memories of her sons to a slew of new "revelations" and renewed theories about her death, Britain's Princess Diana is once again front page news 20 years after she died.

10 Aug 2017

Police say modern slavery far more prevalent in UK than thought

LONDON Modern slavery and human trafficking are more prevalent across Britain than previously thought as more international gangs realise they can make significant sums from it, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Thursday.

09 Aug 2017

Gang convicted of sex offences against vulnerable girls in England

LONDON A gang of 18 people has been found guilty of trafficking and sexually abusing vulnerable teenage girls and young women for several years in northern England, prosecutors said on Wednesday, in the latest shocking case of its kind in Britain.

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