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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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07 Dec 2017

No laughing matter for India in tired Sri Lanka 'rivalry'

NEW DELHI The humorous observation that India and Sri Lanka's cricketers see more of each other than their respective partners appears to have taken a more serious tone with the Indian board accepting that an overdose of the one-sided rivalry is bad for cricket.

06 Dec 2017

De Silva helps Sri Lanka force draw, India win series

NEW DELHI Sri Lanka's Dhananjaya de Silva struck a heroic hundred and Roshen Silva made a gallant unbeaten 74 to help secure a morale-boosting draw in the final test against India, who won the three-match series 1-0 on Wednesday.

06 Dec 2017

No more slip ups, India's Pujara tells butterfinger team mates

NEW DELHI India's Cheteshwar Pujara bemoaned their spilled catches in the third and final test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday but was optimistic they would plug the porous slip cordon for next month's test series in South Africa.

06 Dec 2017

Cricket: No more slip ups, Pujara tells butterfinger team mates

NEW DELHI India's Cheteshwar Pujara bemoaned their spilled catches in the third and final test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday but was optimistic they would plug the porous slip cordon for next month's test series in South Africa.

06 Dec 2017

Sri Lanka captain Chandimal relieved as Dhananjaya move pays off

NEW DELHI Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal said dropping his deputy Lahiru Thirimanne for the third and final test against India was not an easy call but he was vindicated as Dhananjaya de Silva's gallant century secured a thrilling draw on Wednesday.

06 Dec 2017

Cricket-No more slip ups, India's Pujara tells butterfinger team mates

NEW DELHI, Dec 6 India's Cheteshwar Pujara bemoaned their spilled catches in the third and final test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday but was optimistic they would plug the porous slip cordon for next month's test series in South Africa.

06 Dec 2017

Sri Lanka's Chandimal relieved as Dhananjaya move pays off

NEW DELHI Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal said dropping his deputy Lahiru Thirimanne for the third and final test against India was not an easy call but he was vindicated as Dhananjaya de Silva's gallant century secured a thrilling draw on Wednesday.

06 Dec 2017

Cricket-Sri Lanka's Chandimal relieved as Dhananjaya move pays off

NEW DELHI, Dec 6 Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal said dropping his deputy Lahiru Thirimanne for the third and final test against India was not an easy call but he was vindicated as Dhananjaya de Silva's gallant century secured a thrilling draw on Wednesday.

06 Dec 2017

Cricket-Sri Lanka's de Silva fights on after Mathews exit

NEW DELHI, Dec 6 Number three batsman Dhananjaya de Silva led Sri Lanka's resistance with a fluent 72 not out to help the tourists to 119 for four at lunch on the final day of the third and final test on Wednesday.

05 Dec 2017

Sri Lanka wobble, India take charge in Delhi

NEW DELHI India set Sri Lanka a daunting 410-run victory target and dented the tourists' top order to maintain their iron grip on the third and final test on Tuesday.

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