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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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Jury in Cosby sexual assault retrial to hear final arguments

NORRISTOWN, Pa. Prosecutors and comedian Bill Cosby's defense team were each set to deliver closing arguments in his sexual assault retrial on Monday, taking a final shot at convincing a jury he is innocent or guilty of charges he drugged and sexually assaulted a former friend.

20 Apr 2018

Judge delays ruling on deposition by Cosby accuser's friend

NORRISTOWN, Pa. The judge in Bill Cosby's sex assault retrial on Friday delayed a decision on whether defense attorneys can introduce testimony from a woman they say could undercut his accuser's claim that she was unaware of the entertainer's physical interest in her.

20 Apr 2018

Cosby sex assault retrial to go to jury next week: judge

NORRISTOWN, Pa. Prosecutors wrapped up their sexual assault case against comedian Bill Cosby on Thursday as experts offered conflicting testimony about the drugs he is accused of giving a then-friend before allegedly raping her.

19 Apr 2018

Cosby defense witness says accuser talked of framing a celebrity

NORRISTOWN, Pa. Bill Cosby's star defense witness testified on Wednesday that the woman who has accused him of sexual assault once told her how easy it would be to fabricate an accusation of sexual assault against a celebrity to make money.

18 Apr 2018

Emboldened by #MeToo, 'mad as hell' women take spotlight at Cosby retrial

NORRISTOWN, Pa. As Bill Cosby approached a Pennsylvania courthouse for the beginning of his retrial on charges of drugging and sexually assaulting a one-time friend, a bare-breasted protester ran toward him shouting: "Women's lives matter." | Video

18 Apr 2018

Defense in Cosby's sexual assault trial to question detective for second day

NORRISTOWN, Pa., April 18 Bill Cosby's defense team in his sexual assault trial is expected on Wednesday to continue its cross examination of a detective who investigated the accusations against the 80-year-old entertainer shortly after they were first made.

18 Apr 2018

Cosby 'liked petting, touching,' police who interviewed him testify

NORRISTOWN, Pa. Bill Cosby told detectives who interviewed him shortly after he was accused of sexually assaulting a former friend at his Philadelphia-area home in 2004 that he touched but did not have intercourse with his accuser, prosecutors said on Tuesday. | Video

17 Apr 2018

Police expected to take stand in Cosby trial

NORRISTOWN, Pa., April 17 Police who initially investigated a woman's claims that Bill Cosby drugged and raped her more than a decade ago are expected to take the stand on Tuesday in a trial against the 80-year-old comedian.

17 Apr 2018

Cosby lawyer to sex assault accuser: 'Did you fabricate a scheme?'

NORRISTOWN, Pa. Bill Cosby's defense team on Monday sought to undercut the credibility of a woman accusing the comedian of sexual assault by pressing her about accusations she schemed to plant a false story of abuse to reap hush money. | Video

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