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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 13 2018

Father speaks out after Australia's worst mass shooting for decades

SYDNEY The father of four murdered children spoke out on Sunday as details emerged of the mass shooting that killed three generations of the same family on a farm in the Margaret River wine-growing region in the country's rural south west.

Apr 29 2018

Australia plans Captain Cook monument for anniversary of colonial landing

SYDNEY The Australian Government is planning a new monument to commemorate the April 29 anniversary of the day that British explorer Lieutenant James Cook made landfall on the continent for the first time in 1770.

Apr 28 2018

Australia announces $379 million funding for Great Barrier Reef

SYDNEY Australia's Great Barrier Reef will receive A$500 million ($379.10 million) in new funding to restore water quality and protect the coral from starfish attacks, government ministers announced on Sunday.

Apr 28 2018

Australia, Canada to send military aircraft to monitor North Korean ships

SYDNEY Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Saturday the country will send a military patrol aircraft to monitor North Korean vessels suspected of transferring prohibited goods in defiance of United Nations sanctions.

Apr 28 2018

Australia PM says 'would have been better' to order banking probe earlier

SYDNEY Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Saturday that it would have been better to order a major investigation now under way into misconduct in the country's troubled banking industry "some time ago".

Apr 27 2018

Australia to send military aircraft to monitor North Korean ships

SYDNEY, April 28 Australia will send a military patrol aircraft to monitor North Korean vessels suspected of transferring prohibited goods in defiance of United Nations sanctions, Defence Minister Marise Payne said on Saturday.

Apr 14 2018

U.S. inspects Chinese-funded Vanuatu wharf ahead of military exercise

SYDNEY The United States has conducted a survey of a Chinese-funded wharf in Vanuatu ahead of a military exercise by U.S. forces planned for the South Pacific later this year, the U.S. Marine Corps said on Saturday.

Apr 02 2018

Four dead, one missing as cyclone causes floods in Fiji

SYDNEY Floods caused by a tropical cyclone that brought torrential weekend rains to the Pacific island nation of Fiji have killed four people, with another presumed drowned, a disaster management official said on Monday.

Apr 01 2018

In Easter sermons, Australian church leaders urge forgiveness for disgraced cricketers

SYDNEY A cheating scandal that has ripped through the core of Australia's most venerated pastime, cricket, prompted church leaders to provide guidance over the Easter weekend on how to emerge from the moral tailspin.

Mar 29 2018

Magnitude 6.9 quake off Papua New Guinea, tsunami danger passes

SYDNEY A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the southern coast of Papua New Guinea's New Britain island on Friday, initially triggering a tsunami warning for surrounding coastlines, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

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