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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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Nations to consider more North Korea sanctions, U.S. warns on military option

VANCOUVER Twenty nations agreed on Tuesday to consider tougher sanctions to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Pyongyang it could trigger a military response if it did not choose negotiations. | Video

16 Jan 2018

Vancouver meeting focuses on sanctions as Koreas explore detente

VANCOUVER A meeting of states that backed South Korea in the Korean war will look at ways to better implement sanctions to push North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons, officials said, even as the North and South explore detente ahead of next month's Winter Olympics.

15 Jan 2018

China absence looms over Canada meeting on how to pressure North Korea

(This January 14th story corrects the 6th paragraph to show that 17 members of the 105-nation Proliferation Security Initiative made the comment and not the 17-nation Proliferation Security Initiative.)

12 Jan 2018

Canada welcomes Trump talk of possible NAFTA deadline extension

LONDON, Ontario Canada on Friday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that talks to modernize NAFTA could be extended beyond the end-March deadline, a move which might help break a deadlock at the negotiations.

11 Jan 2018

Canada talks tough on trade as endgame on NAFTA talks nears

LONDON, Ontario Canada is talking tough with the United States, stressing its determination to push back against what it says are unfair trade practices ahead of crucial talks to revamp the tri-nation North American Free Trade Agreement.

11 Jan 2018

Exclusive - Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA

LONDON, Ontario Canada is increasingly convinced that President Donald Trump will soon announce the United States intends to pull out of NAFTA, two government sources said on Wednesday, sending the Canadian and Mexican currencies lower and hurting stocks. | Video

05 Jan 2018

Bets on January rate hike in Canada spike on blowout jobs data

OTTAWA/TORONTO Expectations that Canada's central bank will boost interest rates later this month for the third time since July surged on Friday as the government reported jobs data significantly above analysts' expectations.

04 Jan 2018

Canada sends ministers to U.S. to boost NAFTA as key talks loom

OTTAWA The Canadian government is sending three cabinet ministers to the United States to stress the merits of NAFTA, officials said on Thursday, paving the way for key talks that could either sink or save the trade pact.

03 Jan 2018

Freed Canadian hostage appears in court on criminal charges

OTTAWA A Canadian court on Wednesday postponed a bail hearing for former Taliban hostage Joshua Boyle, who was arrested on Saturday and faces criminal charges including assault, sexual assault and forcible confinement. | Video

03 Jan 2018

Freed Canadian hostage faces assault charges: lawyer

(In Jan. 2 story, corrects spelling of first name of Boyle's wife to Caitlan instead of Caitlin, 2nd paragraph.) | Video

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