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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

Jun 07 2016

French officials doubt Ukraine arrest linked to soccer bomb plot

PARIS French investigators believe a Frenchman detained in Ukraine with a cache of weapons and explosives was more likely involved in arms smuggling than tied to a militant group, the prosecutor leading the case said on Tuesday.

May 01 2016

French far-right veteran Le Pen predicts daughter's failure in elections

PARIS French far-right veteran Jean-Marie Le Pen on Sunday said his daughter Marine was doomed to lose in presidential elections next year, throwing the spotlight on their family feud at the National Front's May 1st celebrations.

Mar 01 2016

France extends corruption probe to Olympic bids process

PARIS French judges investigating corruption in athletics have extended their inquiry to look into the bidding and voting processes for the hosting of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro and 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, according to France's financial prosecutor.

Feb 12 2016

Court says Facebook nude painting case can be tried in France

A French court ruled on Friday that a case against social networking company Facebook over a painting of a nude woman can be tried in France, rejecting Facebook's argument that it is governed by Californian law.

Dec 07 2015

French judge issues arrest warrant for Ivory Coast parliament speaker

PARIS A French judge has issued an arrest warrant for Ivory Coast's parliament speaker Guillaume Soro after he failed to appear in connection with a case brought against him by the former Ivorian president's son, judicial sources said on Monday.

Nov 21 2015

Tapped phone led Paris attack leader to his death

PARIS Police watched the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks being led by a woman into an apartment the evening before both died there in a raid by special forces, a police source said on Friday. | Video

Nov 21 2015

Tapped phone led Paris attack leader to his death

PARIS Police watched the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks being led by a woman into an apartment the evening before both died there in a raid by special forces, a police source said on Friday. | Video

Nov 20 2015

Tapped phone led Paris attack leader to his death

PARIS Police watched the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks being led by a woman into an apartment the evening before both died there in a raid by special forces, a police source said on Friday. | Video

Nov 20 2015

Tapped phone led Paris attack leader to his death

PARIS Police watched the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks being led by a woman into an apartment the evening before both died there in a raid by special forces, a police source said on Friday. | Video

Nov 20 2015

Tapped phone led Paris attack leader to his death

PARIS Police watched the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks being led by a woman into an apartment the evening before both died there in a raid by special forces, a police source said on Friday. | Video

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