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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

Oct 20 2017

EU presses on with Mercosur trade talks despite French nerves

BRUSSELS, Oct 20 The European Union will push to conclude free trade talks with South American bloc Mercosur by the end of the year, leaders said, despite French reservations over the surge of farm imports an agreement would bring.

Oct 19 2017

EU leaders want proposals on taxing online giants early next year

BRUSSELS European Union leaders said on Thursday they looked forward to seeing proposals on taxing online giants by early 2018 but in a nod to concerns from countries like Ireland said EU efforts had to be in line with work under way at a global level.

Oct 19 2017

EU lawmakers agree to strengthen privacy rules for WhatsApp, Skype

BRUSSELS European Union lawmakers voted on Thursday to bring online messaging and email services such as WhatsApp and Skype into the scope of tough telecoms privacy rules that will restrict how they can track users.

Oct 19 2017

EU agrees measure to safeguard carbon market from Brexit

BRUSSELS EU lawmakers and member states have agreed ways to safeguard the carbon market if Britain leaves the emissions trading scheme as a result of Brexit.

Oct 18 2017

EU-U.S. data transfer pact passes first annual review

BRUSSELS A year-old pact underpinning billions of dollars of transatlantic data transfers won a green light from the European Union on Wednesday after a first review to ensure Washington protects Europeans' data stored on U.S. servers.

Oct 18 2017

EU-U.S. data transfer pact to pass first annual review

BRUSSELS, Oct 18 A year-old pact underpinning billions of dollars of transatlantic data transfers will get the green light from the European Union on Wednesday after the first review to ensure Washington protects Europeans' data stored on U.S. servers.

Oct 09 2017

Uber suspends unlicensed service in Norway in change of tack

Uber said on Monday it would suspend its unlicensed service UberPOP in Oslo until Norway introduces new rules, as the U.S. ride-hailing app adopts a more conciliatory tone with national authorities. | Video

Oct 09 2017

Uber suspends unlicensed service in Norway in change of tack

Oct 9 Uber said on Monday it would suspend its unlicensed service UberPOP in Oslo until Norway introduces new rules, as the U.S. ride-hailing app adopts a more conciliatory tone with national authorities.

Oct 02 2017

European telecoms companies' hopes of lighter regulation dashed by EU

BRUSSELS European Union lawmakers have dashed large telecoms companies' hopes for lighter regulation as part of efforts to encourage investment in superfast internet networks.

Sep 29 2017

Only 'miracles' can move Brexit talks forward by October, EU tells Britain

TALLINN Only "miracles" can move Brexit talks far enough to fulfil Britain's hopes of launching discussions next month on its future ties with the European Union, the head of the European Commission said on Friday.

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