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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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04 Dec 2017

South Korea, U.S. launch air drills amid North Korean warnings of nuclear war

SEOUL/BEIJING The United States and South Korea went ahead with large-scale joint aerial drills on Monday, a move North Korea had said would push the Korean peninsula to "the brink of nuclear war", ignoring calls from Russia and China to call them off.

29 Nov 2017

Back to school - China kindergarten weathers child abuse storm for now

SHANGHAI/BEIJING When RYB Education Inc became enmeshed in allegations of child abuse at one of its Beijing kindergartens, it touched off an angry online furore in China, a police inquiry and a precipitous fall in the company's New York-listed shares.

29 Nov 2017

Back to school: China kindergarten weathers child abuse storm

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Nov 29 When RYB Education Inc became enmeshed in allegations of child abuse at one of its Beijing kindergartens, it touched off an angry online furore in China, a police inquiry and a precipitous fall in the company's New York-listed shares.

28 Nov 2017

Backlash as Beijing fire safety blitz forces exodus of city's underclass

BEIJING In Xinjiancun, a ramshackle village of migrant workers on the far southern fringe of Beijing, demolition machinery tears into buildings as residents drag out the last of their belongings under the gaze of police and security staff. | Video

24 Nov 2017

China kindergarten sex abuse and 'needlemarks' claims prompt police probe

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Chinese police are investigating claims of sexual molestation and needlemarks on children at a Beijing kindergarten run by RYB Education Inc, the latest case in a booming childcare industry to spark outrage among parents, sending the company's New York-listed shares tumbling on Friday. | Video

21 Nov 2017

Chinese court jails rights lawyer for two years for inciting subversion

BEIJING A Chinese court on Tuesday jailed a prominent rights lawyer for two years, saying he incited subversion of state power, the most recent such verdict in a sweeping crackdown on activism.

13 Nov 2017

Australian publisher delays book alleging China influence in Australia

BEIJING One of Australia's largest independent publishers said it decided to delay the publication of a book that alleges widespread Chinese government influence in Australian institutions due to legal concerns.

13 Nov 2017

Australian publisher delays book alleging China influence in Australia

BEIJING One of Australia's largest independent publishers said it decided to delay the publication of a book which alleges widespread Chinese government influence in Australian institutions due to legal concerns.

13 Nov 2017

Australian publisher delays book alleging China influence in Australia

BEIJING, Nov 13 One of Australia's largest independent publishers said it decided to delay the publication of a book which alleges widespread Chinese government influence in Australian institutions due to legal concerns.

10 Nov 2017

First lady Melania plays tourist as Trump departs Beijing

BEIJING As U.S. President Donald Trump left Beijing on Friday for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam, first lady Melania stayed behind to play tourist, viewing pandas at a zoo and visiting the Great Wall of China. | Video

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