Justin George Varghese
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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British engineering firm Smiths Group Plc said on Thursday talks with U.S.-based ICU Medical Inc over a possible 7 billion pound-plus merger of their healthcare businesses had fallen through.
Sept 13 The United States will be the biggest regulated market for Europe's leading gambling companies within five years, GVC Holdings Chief Executive Kenny Alexander said on Thursday after reporting another decline in UK retail revenue.
British power company SSE Plc warned this year's hot and calm weather and higher gas prices had already knocked 190 million pounds off profits from its earlier plans, sending its shares nine percent lower.
The High Court in London said on Tuesday that Britain's Sports Direct must hand over documents relating to an investigation into how an auditor compiled its 2016 accounts.
Industrial equipment rental firm Ashtead Group expects to beat its previous full-year profit expectations thanks to a weaker sterling and will increase its share buyback programme, it said on Tuesday, sending its shares up as much as 6 percent.
Britain's Network Rail agreed to sell its commercial property portfolio to property outsourcing firm Telereal Trillium and a Blackstone Group affiliate for 1.46 billion pounds as it pushes for further improvement of its railways.
Playtech said it has sold its 10 percent stake in retail online trading platform Plus500 for about 176 million pounds ($228 million) as it looks to refinance debt.
Britain's William Hill expanded further into the United States on Wednesday, signing a 25-year sports betting deal with casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc .
* CEO sees positive impact on results from deal (Adds shares, context on betting industry, CEO, analysts comments)
Britain's Royal Mail Plc expanded into the Canadian market on Monday with the purchase of parcel delivery firm Dicom Canada for C$360 million ($275.7 million), adding to a series of recent bets on markets in Europe and North America.
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