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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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14 Dec 2017

Norway's KLP to exclude firms that derive 30 pct of revenues from oil sands

OSLO, Dec 14 KLP, Norway's largest life insurer, will exclude from its portfolio firms that derive 30 percent or more of revenues from the extraction of oil sands, in the latest example of an investor looking at the carbon footprint of its investments.

11 Dec 2017

Nobel peace laureate group urges nuclear powers to adopt ban-the-bomb treaty

OSLO The leader of the group that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Sunday urged nuclear nations to adopt a United Nations treaty banning atomic weapons in order to prevent "the end of us".

09 Dec 2017

Nobel peace laureate group tells U.S., North Korea to negotiate

OSLO A survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing and the leader of the group that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday urged the United States and North Korea to tone down their rhetoric and negotiate together to avoid a nuclear strike.

07 Dec 2017

Norway wealth fund in first Asia property deal with Tokyo acquisition

OSLO Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund has made its first real estate investment in Asia by acquiring a 70 percent stake in five properties in Tokyo and hopes to do more property deals in the Japanese capital, it said on Friday.

30 Nov 2017

U.S. says ban-the-bomb Nobel winner won't make world more peaceful

OSLO The Nobel Peace Prize winner's campaign to ban nuclear weapons will not make the world more peaceful, the U.S. Embassy in Norway said, confirming its top diplomat will not attend next month's award ceremony.

28 Nov 2017

Norway's wealth fund would take many years to sell energy shares

OSLO Norway's $1-trillion (£0.75 trillion) sovereign wealth fund may take five years to reduce its investments in energy companies even once the policy is adopted, the fund's CEO said on Tuesday.

17 Nov 2017

Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund proposes to drop oil, gas stocks from index

OSLO Norway's trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund is proposing to drop oil and gas companies from its benchmark index, which would mean cutting its investments in those companies, the deputy central bank chief supervising the fund told Reuters, sending energy stocks lower.

14 Nov 2017

Norway environmental lawsuit says Arctic oil plan violates constitution

OSLO Norway's plan for Arctic oil exploration is unconstitutional because it violates the right to a healthy environment, a lawyer for Greenpeace and the Nature and Youth environmental group told an Oslo court on Tuesday.

14 Nov 2017

Norway should cancel 2015 Arctic oil licenses, court told

OSLO, Nov 14 Norway's plans for Arctic oil exploration are unconstitutional and should be stopped, an Oslo court was told on Tuesday.

30 Oct 2017

Hexagon's CEO pleads not guilty at Norway insider trading trial

OSLO Hexagon AB Chief Executive Ola Rollen, one of Sweden's best known business leaders, pleaded not guilty on Monday at the start of a trial for suspected insider share trading in Norway.

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