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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 05 2017

Hacking attacks: a pre-election setback for Italy's 5-Star Movement

ROME Hacking attacks on the web platform used by Italy's 5-Star Movement to select representatives and shape policy threaten to dent confidence in its methods before a parliamentary election it is well placed to win.

Sep 14 2017

Italy employers raise GDP growth forecasts, government to follow

ROME Italian employers group Confindustria on Thursday raised its forecasts for Italy's economic growth this year and next, and the government said it would do the same when it issues new official projections next week.

Mar 31 2017

Italy says Europe and U.S. should avoid 'dangerous' trade clash

ROME Trade disputes between the United States and Europe would hurt economic growth and global governance at a time when the West needs to show a unified front against unfair trade practices, Italy's industry minister said on Friday.

Mar 20 2017

Italy gives final approval to Intesa funding of Russian oil deal

ROME Italy has given its final blessing to a 5.2 billion euro loan made in January by bank Intesa SanPaolo to finance the privatisation of a stake in Russia's biggest oil company, after checking to ensure the deal did not breach sanctions.

Feb 17 2017

Italian court investigates whether smugglers finance rescue boats

ROME The chief prosecutor of a Sicilian court said on Friday that a task force is looking into whether people smugglers may be financing rescue boats run by humanitarian groups that operate off the coast of Libya.

Feb 17 2017

Italian court investigates whether smugglers finance rescue boats

ROME, Feb 17 The chief prosecutor of a Sicilian court said on Friday that a task force is looking into whether people smugglers may be financing rescue boats run by humanitarian groups that operate off the coast of Libya.

Jan 11 2017

Italian PM Gentiloni's heart procedure completely successful: doctors

ROME Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni is making an excellent recovery following a "completely successful" heart procedure at a Rome hospital, doctors said on Wednesday.

Jan 05 2017

Italy aims to combat radicalization in jails, deport more illegal migrants

ROME Italy's government said on Thursday it would try harder to combat Islamist radicalization in its prisons and on the internet and it defended plans to build more detention centers for migrants who have no right to stay in the country.

Dec 23 2016

Berlin truck attack suspect shot dead by police in Italy

MILAN Italian police shot dead the man believed responsible for this week's Berlin Christmas market truck attack, killing him after he pulled a gun on them during a routine check in the early hours of Friday. | Video

Dec 23 2016

Attentäter von Berlin ist tot - "Anschlagsgefahr bleibt hoch"

Mailand/Berlin Der mutmaßliche Attentäter von Berlin ist tot.

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