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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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AMSTERDAM Dutch bank ING Groep NV admitted criminals had been able to launder money through its accounts on Tuesday and agreed to pay 775 million euros ($900 million) to settle the case.
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AMSTERDAM/PARIS Air France-KLM shares fell on Friday in response to the hostile reception from unions to the company's new boss Benjamin Smith, while the airline's Dutch pilots threatened to strike over working conditions.
AMSTERDAM The longest drought in decades is drying out rivers in the usually wet Netherlands, hitting cargo traffic and threatening a shortage of bulk supplies ranging from hops for beer brewers to cement for the construction sector.
AMSTERDAM/HONG KONG Veon will sell out of Italian mobile network Wind Tre for 2.45 billion euros (2.16 billion pounds)in an exit from Western Europe the Amsterdam-based firm says will help it cut debt and focus on emerging markets.
AMSTERDAM Dutch speciality chemicals maker DSM said it has about 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) to spend on acquisitions to expand its nutrition business and maintain its profit growth.
AMSTERDAM Dutch bank ABN Amro on Friday said a group of 21 senior executives sent letters to regulators and the Dutch government earlier this year, saying the banks' boards lacked direction.
THE HAGUE The Netherlands told Moscow on Friday it will hold the Russian state legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in July 2014, after investigators concluded that a Russian army missile system was used in the attack.
AMSTERDAM The Netherlands will ban the use of coal in electricity generation in the coming decade and shut down two of its five coal-fired plants at the end of 2024 unless they switch fuels.
Amsterdam Die beinahe unendliche Geschichte um das geplante Joint Venture der Stahlsparte von Thyssenkrupp mit Tata Steel könnte noch etwas länger dauern.
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