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David Brunnstrom

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

Aug 17 2018

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military over Rohingya crackdown

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units, accusing them of "ethnic cleansing" against Rohingya Muslims and widespread human rights abuses across the Southeast Asian nation.

Aug 10 2018

North Korea chides U.S. sanctions pressure on denuclearization process

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea on Thursday denounced U.S. calls for enforcing international sanctions despite its goodwill moves and said progress on denuclearization promises could not be expected if Washington followed an "outdated acting script." | Video

Aug 07 2018

Deutschland und EU im Streit mit USA über Iran-Sanktionen

Berlin/Brüssel/Washington Unmittelbar vor Inkrafttreten neuer US-Sanktionen gegen den Iran haben Deutschland und die Europäische Union (EU) ihren Widerstand gegen das Vorhaben von US-Präsident Donald Trump bekräftigt.

Aug 06 2018

White House to detail implementation of new Iran sanctions Monday: Pompeo

ABOARD A U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT The United States intends to fully enforce sanctions due to be reimposed against Iran early this week on orders from U.S. President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. | Video

Aug 06 2018

Deutschland und EU im Streit mit USA über Iran-Sanktionen

Berlin/Brüssel/Washington Unmittelbar vor Inkrafttreten neuer US-Sanktionen gegen den Iran haben Deutschland und die Europäische Union (EU) ihren Widerstand gegen das Vorhaben von US-Präsident Donald Trump bekräftigt.

Aug 05 2018

Pompeo plays down North Korea sparring

ABOARD U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday played down an exchange of contentious remarks with North Korea on the sidelines of weekend regional meetings in Singapore, saying Pyongyang had made clear its continued commitment to denuclearize.

Aug 05 2018

North Korea, U.S. spar over nuclear deal at Singapore forum

SINGAPORE North Korea and the United States on Saturday sparred over an agreement reached at a landmark summit in June for the Asian country to end its nuclear program, as Washington called for maintaining sanctions pressure against Pyongyang, which in turn said it was alarmed by U.S. intentions. | Video

Aug 03 2018

U.S. hopes spat with Turkey over pastor resolved 'in coming days'

SINGAPORE U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he hoped Americans detained in Turkey would be released "in coming days", following a meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Singapore which both sides said was constructive.

Aug 03 2018

Pompeo says North Korea weapons work counter to denuclearization pledge

SINGAPORE Less than two months after a landmark U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew back to the city state on Friday and said North Korea's continued work on weapons programs was inconsistent with its leader's commitment to denuclearize. | Video

Aug 03 2018

U.S., Turkey agree to try to resolve disputes after relations dive

SINGAPORE U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu agreed on Friday to try to resolve a series of disputes, after relations between the NATO allies sank to their lowest point in decades. | Video

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