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Lawrence Hurley

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

U.S. court blocks immigrant teen's bid to obtain abortion

WASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court on Friday prevented an illegal immigrant teenager detained by the government from immediately obtaining an abortion, although it left open the possibility she could undergo the procedure within days.

Oct 18 2017

Second federal judge blocks Trump's curbs on travel to U.S.

WASHINGTON A second U.S. federal judge has blocked parts of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban on people entering the United States from eight countries, dealing another legal blow to the administration's third bid to impose travel restrictions.

Oct 16 2017

U.S. Supreme Court to decide major Microsoft email privacy fight

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to resolve a major privacy dispute between the Justice Department and Microsoft Corp over whether prosecutors should get access to emails stored on company servers overseas.

Oct 16 2017

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Guantanamo detainee's appeal

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for a Guantanamo Bay detainee accused of being the mastermind of the 2000 bombing of the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole in a Yemeni port to go on trial before an American war crimes military tribunal.

Oct 11 2017

U.S. justices question Arab Bank liability in militant attacks

WASHINGTON Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled concern about allowing companies to be sued under American law for human rights abuses abroad in a case involving allegations that Arab Bank Plc helped finance militant attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories.

Oct 11 2017

U.S. justices wrestle over Arab Bank liability in militant attacks

WASHINGTON, Oct 11 The Supreme Court appeared divided on Wednesday over whether companies can be sued under U.S. law for human rights abuses abroad in a case about whether Arab Bank Plc can be held responsible for allegedly helping to finance militant attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories.

Oct 10 2017

Supreme Court tosses one of two travel ban challenges

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeals court ruling that struck down President Donald Trump's previous temporary travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority nations countries that has now expired.

Oct 10 2017

U.S. top court leaves Guantanamo detainee's conviction intact

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday left in place the last remaining conviction of a Yemeni man who was put on trial before a special military tribunal at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. naval base in Cuba for his role as an al Qaeda publicist.

Oct 05 2017

Trump opponents urge U.S. Supreme Court to rule on travel ban

WASHINGTON Challengers to President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries on Thursday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to decide the policy's legality even though it has been replaced with a revised plan.

Oct 03 2017

Supreme Court wrestles with immigration bond hearing dispute

WASHINGTON A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday struggled for the second time over how to resolve whether immigrants detained by the U.S. government for more than six months should be able to seek their release while deportation proceedings unfold.

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