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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 08 2017

Norway Supreme Court turns down mass murderer Breivik's appeal

OSLO The Norwegian Supreme Court will not take up an appeal lodged by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik protesting against his prison conditions, the court said on Thursday.

Jun 06 2017

Qatar's aluminum exports blocked, Norsk Hydro seeking other routes

OSLO Qatar's isolation by top Arab nations has already hit aluminum exports from a plant part-owned by Norway's Norsk Hydro which warned on Tuesday it would take time to restart them.

May 24 2017

Seadrill names new CEO, says debt talks at 'advanced' stage

OSLO Oslo-listed rig firm Seadrill named a new chief executive from within its own ranks on Wednesday and said its talks to restructure $14 billion of debt and liabilities had reached an advanced stage.

May 11 2017

Norway 2017 budget reduces spending of cash from wealth fund

OSLO Norway will spend less money from its $940-billion sovereign wealth fund this year than had initially been expected in a bid to prevent a rally in its currency, and at a time when the economy is gathering pace.

Feb 09 2017

Norwegian Air seeks to fly Siberian Corridor in eastward push

OSLO Norwegian Air is lobbying its government to scrap a deal which prevents it from flying the "Siberian Corridor" over Russia, the shortest route between Scandinavia and Asia. Russia only allows one airline per country to use its airspace and under the terms of a 1956 Soviet-era deal with Denmark, Norway and Sweden only Scandinavian Airlines and Aeroflot can fly the route.

Feb 03 2017

Norway picks Germany over France in race to supply submarines

OSLO Norway has picked Germany as its strategic partner for new submarines, making Thyssenkrupp the likely supplier, Defence Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said on Friday.

Jan 05 2017

Norway to switch off FM radio in risky, unpopular shift to digital

OSLO Norway is set to become the first nation to start switching off its FM radio network next week, in a risky and unpopular leap to digital technology that will be closely watched by other countries considering whether to follow suit.

Dec 05 2016

Norwegian Air to order more Boeing, Airbus planes

OSLO Budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle plans to order more aircraft from Boeing and Airbus after its Irish subsidiary received long-awaited flying rights from U.S. authorities, its Chief Executive told Reuters.

Dec 01 2016

Norway wealth fund should shift more into equities - central bank

OSLO Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, should raise the proportion of its investments in equities to 75 percent from 60 percent to boost returns, the central bank, which manages the fund, recommended on Thursday.

Nov 02 2016

Norway police to decide on Thursday whether to seek longer custody for Hexagon CEO

OSLO Norwegian police will decide on Thursday whether to seek to prolong the custody of Ola Rollen, the CEO of Swedish measurement technology firm Hexagon , the police official handling the case told Reuters on Wednesday.

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