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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

9:15am EDT

U.S. says joint S.Korea war games not on the negotiating table

BEIJING/SEOUL The United States and South Korea will go ahead with joint military drills next week, the top U.S. military official said on Thursday, resisting pressure from North Korea and its ally China to halt the contentious exercises.

9:11am EDT

What will Kim do next? Sixth nuclear test seen critical for North Korea

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea says it has developed intercontinental missiles capable of targeting any place in the United States. | Video

1:03am EDT

S.Korea's Moon says can deploy tougher steps to curb property speculation

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday the government may roll out a tougher set of measures to rein in property market speculation if its earlier measures fail to curb a further rise in housing prices.

Aug 16 2017

North Korea delays Guam missile firing; U.S. says dialogue up to Kim

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the United States does, the North's state media reported on Tuesday as the United States said any dialogue was up to Kim. | Video

Aug 15 2017

Atempause im Streit zwischen Nordkorea und USA

Seoul/Washington Der nordkoreanische Machthaber Kim Jong Un sendet im Konflikt mit den USA ein Entspannungssignal.

Aug 15 2017

Nordkorea wartet noch mit Entscheidung über Raketenstart

Seoul/Washington Nordkoreas Machthaber Kim Jong Un hat die Pläne seines Militärs über einen Start von Raketen in Richtung der US-Pazifikinsel Guam erhalten, wartet aber noch mit einer Entscheidung darüber.

Aug 14 2017

North Korea leader holds off on Guam plan, will watch U.S. bit longer - KCNA

SEOUL North Korea's leader received a report from his army on its plans to fire missiles towards Guam and said he will watch the actions of the United States for a while longer before making a decision, the North's official news agency said on Tuesday.

Aug 14 2017

North Korea leader holds off on Guam plan, will watch U.S. bit longer - KCNA

SEOUL North Korea's leader received a report from his army on its plans to fire missiles towards Guam and said he will watch the actions of the United States for a while longer before making a decision, the North's official news agency said on Tuesday.

Aug 14 2017

North Korea leader holds off on Guam plan, will watch U.S. bit longer: KCNA

SEOUL North Korea's leader received a report from his army on its plans to fire missiles toward Guam and said he will watch the actions of the United States for a while longer before making a decision, the North's official news agency said on Tuesday.

Aug 13 2017

HINTERGRUND-Fernost wegen Nordkorea-Krise vor Rüstungswettlauf

Seoul Die eskalierende Nordkorea-Krise könnte nach Auffassung von Experten einen neuen Rüstungswettlauf in der Region auslösen.

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