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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

Jun 23 2017

Grenade-thrower gets 28 years jail in French jihadist cell trial

PARIS A French jihadist who threw a grenade at a Jewish store in 2012 was sentenced overnight to 28 years in prison by a court which also sent several others to jail after the dismantling of an Islamist cell which had planned other attacks.

Jun 20 2017

Champs Elysees attacker was Islamic State loyalist, on French watchlist

PARIS A man who rammed a car into a police van in Paris stored a cache of weapons at his home and held a gun permit despite being on a secret service list of people linked to radical Islam, police sources and French officials said on Tuesday.

Jun 13 2017

France starts inquiry into LafargeHolcim's Syria activities - source

PARIS France has launched a judicial inquiry into the Syrian activities of cement and construction group LafargeHolcim , a judicial source said on Tuesday, investigating "the financing of terrorist enterprise" and endangering lives.

Jun 07 2017

France creates new counter-terrorism task force, Notre Dame attacker identified

PARIS France created a new counter-terrorism task force on Wednesday, bringing together all the intelligence services, to coordinate the response to attacks, a day after an Algerian student assaulted police officers outside Notre Dame cathedral. | Video

Jun 07 2017

Notre Dame attacker shouted 'this is for Syria' before being shot

PARIS A man armed with a hammer shouted "this is for Syria" and wounded a policeman before being shot and wounded by other officers on Tuesday outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, one of France's most famous tourist sites. | Video

Jun 01 2017

French prosecutor opens inquiry into Macron minister

PARIS A French public prosecutor on Thursday opened an investigation into the financial dealings of the head of Emmanuel Macron's successful presidential campaign, throwing a new spotlight on sleaze in a fraught election year. | Video

May 24 2017

French drugmaker Servier to face trial over weight-loss Mediator

PARIS The Paris prosecutor's office said on Wednesday that drugmaker Servier as well as the French drug regulator should face trial over weight-loss pill Mediator, believed to have caused at least 500 deaths in one of France's worst health scandals.

May 22 2017

France's Macron acts on pledge to clean up politics

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron's new government moved quickly on Monday to act on a campaign promise to tighten up on ethical standards in French politics after an election race marred by a embezzlement scandal.

May 16 2017

France's Macron to name ministers Wednesday as rivals fear 'dynamiting'

PARIS A leading French conservative accused President Emmanuel Macron of "dynamiting" the political landscape on Tuesday as he put together a government that is expected to include former rivals on both left and right.

May 15 2017

Macron's prime minister - like-minded, but not always a fan

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron's conservative prime minister has plenty in common with his boss, but the 46-year-old who boxes in his spare time has not shied from throwing a political punch at the young centrist in the past.

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