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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

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NY jail guard accused of taking trader-linked bribes pleads not guilty

A New York City jail guard accused of taking more than $45,000 in bribes to supply contraband to an inmate matching the description of wealthy gold trader Reza Zarrab pleaded not guilty to five criminal charges on Friday.

3:16pm EDT

Platinum hedge fund co-founder pleads guilty in corruption case

May 25 A founder of the hedge fund firm Platinum Partners pleaded guilty on Friday to a criminal conspiracy charge, six months after a mistrial in a corruption case against him and a former New York City labor leader.

2:13pm EDT

Platinum hedge fund co-founder pleads guilty in corruption case

May 25 A founder of the hedge fund firm Platinum Partners pleaded guilty on Friday to a criminal conspiracy charge, six months after a mistrial in a corruption case against him and a former New York City labor leader.

May 24 2018

Pfizer to pay $23.85 million to settle U.S. co-payment kickback probe

Pfizer Inc agreed to pay $23.85 million to resolve U.S. charges that it used a purportedly independent charity to pay illegal kickbacks to Medicare patients, covering their out-of-pocket costs for its prescription drugs.

May 23 2018

Trump says 'immune' from 'Apprentice' contestant lawsuit, seeks delay

NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump has asked New York state's highest court to delay a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on his reality television show "The Apprentice" who said he sexually harassed her, claiming immunity and denying the allegations.

May 22 2018

JPMorgan directors win end to mortgage oversight lawsuit

JPMorgan Chase & Co directors, including Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, have won the dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit claiming that they concealed problems in the bank's mortgage business that ultimately resulted in $17.5 billion of settlements with investors and regulators.

May 22 2018

Viacom's SpongeBob keeps rights to 'Krusty Krab' restaurant name

Aye, aye, captain: the rights to The Krusty Krab, the greasy spoon featured in the popular children's TV series "SpongeBob SquarePants," belong to Viacom Inc and not to a Texas restaurateur hoping to open a seafood chain with that name.

May 22 2018

Viacom's SpongeBob keeps rights to 'Krusty Krab' restaurant name

May 22 Aye, aye, captain: the rights to The Krusty Krab, the greasy spoon featured in the popular children's TV series "SpongeBob SquarePants," belong to Viacom Inc and not to a Texas restaurateur hoping to open a seafood chain with that name.

May 22 2018

Trump seeks delay in Summer Zervos' defamation lawsuit

NEW YORK, May 22 U.S. President Donald Trump asked New York state's highest court to delay a defamation lawsuit against him by a former contestant on "The Apprentice" television show who claimed he sexually harassed her.

May 21 2018

Former Uber engineer sues, tests new sex-based claims policy

A former software engineer at Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] filed a lawsuit on Monday against the ride-hailing service on Monday, claiming she was subjected to years of sexual harassment there and subjected to retaliation for complaining about it.

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