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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

May 20 2018

China housing ministry to step up checks on local government efforts to tame prices

SHANGHAI China's housing ministry said that it would step up checks on local governments' efforts to rein in property prices, and will hold those who fail to do so accountable.

May 11 2018

U.S. investigates bloodstream infections for link to heparin syringes

SHANGHAI/CHICAGO Health agencies are investigating an outbreak of bloodstream infections in children from four U.S. states that may be linked to heparin and saline syringes made by Becton Dickinson and Co, the agencies told Reuters. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 14 cases of bloodstream infections in children caused by the same strain of the Serratia marcescens bacterium, the agency's lead investigator on the outbreak said in a telephone interview.

Jan 12 2018

Chinese bitcoin miners eye sites in energy-rich Canada

MONTREAL/SHANGHAI China's Bitmain Technologies is eyeing bitcoin mining sites in Quebec, a company spokesman told Reuters, as expectations of a potential Chinese crackdown on cryptocurrency mining make the energy-rich Canadian province an attractive alternative.

Nov 16 2017

Special Report: Twice burned - How Mt. Gox's bitcoin customers could lose again

TOKYO When Mt. Gox, the world's largest bitcoin trading exchange, collapsed in early 2014, more than 24,000 customers around the world lost access to hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of cryptocurrency and cash.

Nov 04 2017

Chinese regulator questions Qihoo 360 over $7.5 billion listing

SHANGHAI Chinese regulators are questioning anti-virus software maker Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd's disclosures in its planned $7.5 billion backdoor listing.

Sep 29 2017

Chaos and hackers stalk investors on cryptocurrency exchanges

By Steve Stecklow, Alexandra Harney, Anna Irrera and Jemima Kelly

Sep 29 2017

Special Report: Chaos and hackers stalk investors on cryptocurrency exchanges

By Steve Stecklow, Alexandra Harney, Anna Irrera and Jemima Kelly

May 30 2017

U.S. senator calls for probe into promotion of Kushner Cos deal

SHANGHAI The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee has called for an investigation into "potentially fraudulent statements and misrepresentations" made by companies promoting investment in a property development involving the family company of White House advisor Jared Kushner.

May 12 2017

Behind Kushner Companies, a Chinese agency skirts visa-for-investment rules

SHANGHAI While Jared Kushner's family company apologized this week for mentioning the White House adviser's name when wooing Chinese investors to fund a New Jersey real estate project, one Chinese immigration agency was touting its role in the deal.

Dec 23 2016

Exclusive: Chinese education giant helps its students game the SAT

LONDON/SHANGHAI When the new SAT was given for the first time in March, the owner of the test took unprecedented steps to stop “bad actors” from collecting and circulating material from the all-important college entrance exam.

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