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Jeffrey Dastin

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

Apr 18 2018

Regulators had ordered inspections of engine type that blew apart on Southwest plane

European regulators this month began requiring an inspection by early next year of the type of engine that blew apart on a fatal Southwest Airlines flight on Tuesday, and a source said U.S. regulators were near a similar rule.

Apr 13 2018

Trump orders review of U.S. Postal Service following criticism of Amazon

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the creation of a task force to study the U.S. Postal Service and its financial difficulties, after recently claiming without evidence that deliveries for Amazon.com Inc were costing the service money. | Video

Mar 20 2018

Exclusive: On Amazon, a quarter of merchants' sales are cross-border

LAS VEGAS Amazon.com Inc is making a push for merchants on its website to sell goods into other countries, setting the stage for greater competition with rival marketplaces run by eBay Inc and potentially Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. | Video

Mar 19 2018

Amazon tracks repeat shoppers for line-free Seattle store - and there are many

LAS VEGAS Amazon.com Inc is tracking how regularly customers shop at its store without checkout lines in Seattle, and so far, the verdict is they keep coming back.

Mar 15 2018

Exclusive: Amazon's internal numbers on Prime Video, revealed

Amazon.com Inc's top television shows drew more than 5 million people worldwide to its Prime shopping club by early 2017, according to company documents, revealing for the first time how the retailer's bet on original video is paying off. | Video

Mar 06 2018

Airbnb snags top Amazon executive in charge of Prime business

SAN FRANCISCO One of Amazon.com Inc's longtime executives is leaving the company to join Airbnb Inc, filling a key position as the home-renting business focuses on growth in Latin America and Asia.

Feb 28 2018

Amazon buys startup Ring in $1 billion deal to run your home security

Amazon.com Inc has agreed to buy video doorbell maker Ring, the companies said on Tuesday, in what analysts see as a growing bet on delivering packages inside of shoppers' homes and on home security. | Video

Feb 27 2018

EBay to buy Qoo10 Japan, other assets from Giosis

EBay Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Giosis Pte Ltd's Japanese business, including the Qoo10 online shopping platform, to expand its presence in Asia's second-largest economy.

Feb 26 2018

Amazon takes on delivery challenge for Australian merchants

SYDNEY/SAN FRANCISCO Amazon.com Inc began selling its in-house delivery service to third-party vendors in Australia on Tuesday, taking on a major logistical challenge in the continent that invented the expression "tyranny of distance".

Feb 12 2018

Amazon cutting hundreds of Seattle jobs in its consumer business: source

Amazon.com Inc is cutting hundreds of jobs in its consumer business in Seattle, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday, as the company shifts resources into fast-growing areas like its work on voice assistant Alexa.


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