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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

Sep 08 2017

Akzo abandons profit forecast made during PPG takeover battle

AMSTERDAM Dutch paintmaker Akzo Nobel , which angered investors by fending off a $32 billion takeover approach three months ago, warned on Friday it would not hit the 2017 profit target it promised during an acrimonious battle. | Video

Aug 24 2017

Dutchman arrested after threat to Rotterdam concert

AMSTERDAM/MADRID Dutch police on Thursday detained a man suspected of threatening an attack on a rock concert in Rotterdam, following a tip-off from Spain. | Video

Aug 07 2017

Dutch celebrate first women's international soccer title

AMSTERDAM More than ten thousand football fans thronged the central Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, clad in orange in honour of the national women's team's first international title, following their 4-2 victory over Denmark in the final of the European championship.

Jul 27 2017

Round Two: Elliott Advisors, Akzo Nobel face off in Dutch court

AMSTERDAM Activist hedge fund Elliott Advisors returned to court on Thursday to try to oust the chairman of Dutch paints group Akzo Nobel over his rejection of a 26.3 billion euro ($30 billion) takeover proposal from PPG Industries .

Jul 27 2017

Round Two: Elliott Advisors, Akzo Nobel resume combat in Dutch court

AMSTERDAM Activist hedge fund Elliott Advisors on Thursday pressed ahead with a second lawsuit seeking to oust the chairman of Dutch paints group Akzo Nobel over his rejection of a 26.3 billion euro ($30 billion) takeover proposal from U.S. group PPG Industries .

Jul 27 2017

Round Two: Elliott Advisors, Akzo Nobel resume combat in Dutch court

AMSTERDAM, July 27 Activist hedge fund Elliott Advisors on Thursday pressed ahead with a second lawsuit seeking to oust the chairman of Dutch paints group Akzo Nobel over his rejection of a 26.3 billion euro ($30 billion) takeover proposal from U.S. group PPG Industries.

Jul 26 2017

Highest Dutch court orders government to fund new Islamic school

AMSTERDAM The Netherlands' highest court on Wednesday told the government it must fund an Islamic school in Amsterdam that authorities had tried to ban, tapping into a divisive debate about the role of Muslim culture in Dutch society.

Jul 25 2017

Rebuffed Elliott wants urgent Akzo response on new CEO

LONDON/AMSTERDAM Hedge fund firm Elliott Management on Monday asked the board of Dutch paintmaker Akzo Nobel to respond urgently to its concerns about the nomination of a new chief executive.

Jul 25 2017

Akzo Nobel chairman to leave after opposing PPG deal

AMSTERDAM Dutch paintmaker Akzo Nobel's chairman will step down next April, having angered some major investors by fighting off a 26.3 billion euro ($30.6 billion) takeover bid by U.S. rival PPG Industries . | Video

Jul 25 2017

Akzo Nobel to lose chairman who fought off PPG takeover

AMSTERDAM Dutch paintmaker Akzo Nobel's chairman will step down next April, having angered some major investors by fighting off a 26.3 billion euro ($30.6 billion) takeover bid by U.S. rival PPG Industries . | Video

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