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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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U.S. cloud-computing failure could spur up to $19 billion in losses: Lloyd's

A cyber problem that temporary shuts down a top U.S. cloud computing provider could trigger as much as $19 billion in business losses, only a fraction of which would be insured, Lloyd's of London said in a report on Tuesday.

22 Jan 2018

AIG to buy reinsurer Validus for $5.56 billion

American International Group Inc on Monday said it would buy reinsurer Validus Holdings Ltd for $5.56 billion (3.98 billion pounds) in cash, ending a long period of retrenchment for AIG as new Chief Executive Brian Duperreault plots an expansionist path.

05 Jan 2018

FEMA signs pact with reinsurers to take on $1.46 billion in flood risk

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has transferred $1.46 billion of risk from its flood insurance program to 28 private reinsurers for 2018, the agency said on Friday.

04 Jan 2018

Calif. regulator tries to stop insurers dropping coverage over wildfire risk

Jan 4 California's insurance regulator wants a new state law to stop insurers dropping homeowner coverage due to wildfire risk by making them change computer models to factor in efforts to prevent blazes from spreading.

19 Dec 2017

Massachusetts and NY probing MetLife over unpaid pensions

Regulators in Massachusetts and New York State said on Monday they are probing MetLife Inc after the insurer revealed last week it had failed to pay pensions to potentially thousands of people.

18 Dec 2017

As California fires blaze, homeowners fear losing insurance

California homeowners and regulators have a new fear about wildfires ravaging the state: that insurers will drop coverage.

18 Dec 2017

As California fires blaze, homeowners fear losing insurance

California homeowners and regulators have a new fear about wildfires ravaging the state: that insurers will drop coverage.

18 Dec 2017

As California fires blaze, homeowners fear losing insurance

Dec 18 California homeowners and regulators have a new fear about wildfires ravaging the state: that insurers will drop coverage.

12 Dec 2017

AIG launches new cyber threat analysis to gauge companies' risks

American International Group Inc has ramped up its analysis for insuring against cyber attacks, using a system that scores a company's risk of having a breach along with safeguards it has in place, the insurer said on Tuesday.

10 Dec 2017

California's Getty museum survives wildfire, ready for quakes

Southern California's Getty Center, one of the world's wealthiest art institutions, said it had survived a wildfire tearing through Los Angeles thanks to a disaster plan that has it ready for earthquakes as well.

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