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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

Jul 24 2018

Long drought puts pressure on Dutch shipping sector

AMSTERDAM The longest drought in decades is drying out rivers in the usually wet Netherlands, hitting cargo traffic and threatening a shortage of bulk supplies ranging from hops for beer brewers to cement for the construction sector.

Jul 03 2018

Veon exits Western Europe with debt-reducing Wind Tre sale

AMSTERDAM/HONG KONG Veon will sell out of Italian mobile network Wind Tre for 2.45 billion euros ($2.85 billion) in an exit from Western Europe the Amsterdam-based firm says will help it cut debt and focus on emerging markets.

Jun 20 2018

Dutch DSM hoards $3.5 billion to fuel nutrition growth

AMSTERDAM Dutch speciality chemicals maker DSM said it has about 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) to spend on acquisitions to expand its nutrition business and maintain its profit growth.

Jun 01 2018

ABN Amro faces criticism from managers over lack of direction

AMSTERDAM Dutch bank ABN Amro on Friday said a group of 21 senior executives sent letters to regulators and the Dutch government earlier this year, saying the banks' boards lacked direction.

Jun 01 2018

ABN Amro faces criticism from managers over lack of direction

AMSTERDAM, June 1 Dutch bank ABN Amro on Friday said a group of 21 senior executives sent letters to regulators and the Dutch government earlier this year, saying the banks' boards lacked direction.

May 25 2018

Netherlands, Australia hold Russia responsible in MH17 downing

THE HAGUE The Netherlands told Moscow on Friday it will hold the Russian state legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in July 2014, after investigators concluded that a Russian army missile system was used in the attack.

May 18 2018

Netherlands to ban coal-fired power plants in blow to RWE

AMSTERDAM The Netherlands will ban the use of coal in electricity generation in the coming decade and shut down two of its five coal-fired plants at the end of 2024 unless they switch fuels.

May 18 2018

Tata-Betriebsrat stellt Zeitplan für Thyssen-Venture in Frage

Amsterdam Die beinahe unendliche Geschichte um das geplante Joint Venture der Stahlsparte von Thyssenkrupp mit Tata Steel könnte noch etwas länger dauern.

May 18 2018

Tata Steel's Dutch employees throw spanner in Thyssenkrupp JV works

AMSTERDAM Tata Steel's Dutch works council has called into question a timeframe for completing a joint venture between the Indian group and Thyssenkrupp by end-June, saying it may need more time to assess the deal, its president said.

May 16 2018

Dutch art dealer discovers first 'new' Rembrandt in 44 years

AMSTERDAM Dutch art dealer Jan Six made the discovery of a lifetime at an auction house in 2016, when he saw the hand of Rembrandt in an unknown painting that had gone unnoticed for four centuries. | Video

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