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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

15 Jun 2018

Revamped collider to shine brighter light on physics mysteries at CERN

GENEVA Europe's physics research center CERN launched an upgrade of its Large Hadron Collider (LHC) on Friday, six years after the huge particle accelerator solved an enduring riddle by confirming the existence of the elusive Higgs boson. | Video

13 Jun 2018

'Shameful' handling of migrant ship shows need for EU asylum reform: U.N.

GENEVA U.N. refugee chief Filippo Grandi urged the European Union on Wednesday to sort out its "shameful" refugee policy after both Italy and Malta turned away a ship carrying hundreds of migrants. | Video

13 Jun 2018

'Shameful' handling of migrant ship shows need for EU asylum reform - U.N.

GENEVA U.N. refugee chief Filippo Grandi urged the European Union on Wednesday to sort out its "shameful" refugee policy after both Italy and Malta turned away a ship carrying hundreds of migrants.

13 Jun 2018

'Shameful' handling of migrant ship shows need for EU asylum reform: U.N.

GENEVA U.N. refugee chief Filippo Grandi urged the European Union on Wednesday to sort out its "shameful" refugee policy after both Italy and Malta turned away a ship carrying hundreds of migrants.

11 Jun 2018

Former U.S. Defense chief: what to look for in Trump-Kim summit

GENEVA Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Bill Perry, who negotiated with North Korea a generation ago, is looking for three signals that the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been a success, he told Reuters.

11 Jun 2018

Former U.S. Defense chief - what to look for in Trump-Kim summit

GENEVA Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Bill Perry, who negotiated with North Korea a generation ago, is looking for three signals that the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been a success, he told Reuters.

08 Jun 2018

WHO chief says Ebola outbreak in Congo is stabilising

GENEVA A deadly Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is stabilising, giving reason for cautious optimism, the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday.

08 Jun 2018

U.N. says assault on Yemeni port could cost 250,000 civilian lives

GENEVA A long-anticipated assault on Yemen's port city of Hodeidah by the Saudi-led coalition could cost up to 250,000 lives, a senior United Nations humanitarian official said on Friday.

06 Jun 2018

Foreign investment slump worse than thought and facing new risks, U.N. says

GENEVA Global foreign direct investment (FDI) fell by almost a quarter to $1.43 trillion (£1.07 trillion) last year and the outlook is clouded by risks including trade wars and debt, the United Nations trade and development agency UNCTAD said on Wednesday.

06 Jun 2018

U.N. urges Bangladesh to halt killings of suspected drug offenders

GENEVA Bangladeshi security forces have shot dead around 130 people and arrested 13,000 in the past three weeks since the government introduced a "zero tolerance" policy against illegal drugs, the United Nations human rights chief said on Wednesday.

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