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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VIENNA Airline Niki's sale to British Airways parent IAG was thrown into further doubt on Friday when a battle between Austrian and German officials over who should handle its insolvency proceedings intensified.
VIENNA Hundreds of police sealed off part of central Vienna on Monday as Austria became the only western European country with a far-right party in power, but protests against the swearing-in proved small and largely peaceful. | Video
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VIENNA/BERLIN Ryanair may bid for assets of Niki, Europe's biggest budget carrier said on Friday, as administrators scramble to find a buyer for the insolvent Austrian airline before it loses its valuable runway slots. | Video
MUNICH/VIENNA Niki's administrator began urgent talks on Thursday to find a buyer for the insolvent Austrian carrier after a deal with Lufthansa fell through and with valuable runway slots at risk of being lost.
Wien/München Nach der gescheiterten Übernahme durch die Lufthansa wird händeringend nach einem Retter für die insolvente Air-Berlin-Tochter Niki gesucht.
BERLIN/VIENNA Lufthansa has abandoned plans to buy Air Berlin unit Niki due to competition concerns, grounding Niki and making it the latest to join the list of Europe's collapsed airlines this year.
VIENNA The operator of Austria's main pipeline hub focussed on Wednesday on finding the cause for a deadly blast after successfully bringing gas supplies to neighbouring countries back to normal.
VIENNA An Austrian former finance minister went on trial on Tuesday accused of bribery and embezzlement in one of the biggest corruption cases in the country's recent history.
VIENNA Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz will hold coalition talks with the far-right Freedom Party (FPO), both sides said on Tuesday, bringing the anti-immigration party a step closer to power, which it last held more than a decade ago.
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