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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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5:01pm BST

Germany to build LNG plant in 'gesture' to U.S. drive to sell more

BRUSSELS Germany will chose where to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal by the end of 2018 as a gesture to the United States which wants to ship more gas to Europe, the economy minister said on Tuesday.

4:58pm BST

UPDATE 2-Germany to build LNG plant in "gesture" to U.S. drive to sell more

* Trump says Germany "captive" to Russia over gas (Adds quote from EU energy chief)

07 Sep 2018

EU lawmakers set to back 45 percent cut target for CO2 from cars and vans by 2030

BRUSSELS EU lawmakers are set to back a more ambitious carbon dioxide reduction target for fleets of cars and vans of 45 percent by 2030 on Monday, EU sources said on Friday.

01 Sep 2018

EU, Britain talk up chances of autumn Brexit deal

BRUSSELS EU and UK negotiators on Friday talked up prospects of agreeing a Brexit deal this autumn, citing recent progress in detailing very close security cooperation to take effect after Britain leaves the bloc. | Video

06 Aug 2018

EU aims to block U.S. sanctions on Iran

BRUSSELS The European Union vowed on Monday to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's renewal of sanctions on Iran, in a test of the EU's ability to preserve a deal that saw Iran limit its nuclear ambitions in exchange for removing strict curbs on its economy.

06 Aug 2018

EU aims to block U.S. sanctions on Iran

BRUSSELS The European Union vowed on Monday to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's renewal of sanctions on Iran, in a test of the EU's ability to preserve a deal that saw Iran limit its nuclear ambitions in exchange for removing strict curbs on its economy.

06 Aug 2018

EU aims to block U.S. sanctions on Iran

BRUSSELS The European Union vowed on Monday to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's renewal of sanctions on Iran, in a test of the EU's ability to preserve a deal that saw Iran limit its nuclear ambitions in exchange for removing strict curbs on its economy.

25 Jul 2018

EU warns carmakers manipulating new emissions tests

BRUSSELS Carmakers are cheating new EU pollution checks, EU regulators warned in a study seen by Reuters, inflating emissions on benchmark tests to set themselves lower targets on new rules aimed to prevent a repeat of the Dieselgate scandal.

18 Jul 2018

European Investment Bank casts doubt on EU plan to salvage nuclear deal

BRUSSELS The European Investment Bank's global operations would be put at risk if it were to invest in Iran, its president said on Wednesday, casting doubt on the EU's ability to deliver on its pledge to save a nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned.

18 Jul 2018

European Investment Bank casts doubt on EU plan to salvage nuclear deal

BRUSSELS The European Investment Bank would put its global operations at risk by investing in Iran, its president said on Wednesday, calling into question an EU plan to help save a nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned.

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