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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

7:53pm EDT

Goldman shareholders can again pursue class action over CDOs

NEW YORK A federal judge on Tuesday said Goldman Sachs Group Inc shareholders may again pursue class-action claims that the bank concealed conflicts of interest when creating risky subprime securities before the 2008 financial crisis.

7:37pm EDT

Blue Bell wins appeal over payments to bankrupt Bruno's grocery chain

A federal appeals court on Tuesday said Blue Bell Creameries Inc need not return much of the money it was paid for delivering ice cream to Bruno's Supermarkets LLC in the 90 days before the grocery chain went bankrupt.

7:03pm EDT

U.S. lawsuit over photos at U.S.-Mexico border crossings is revived

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit by border policy activists challenging the constitutionality of a U.S. government policy requiring advance permission to take photos or shoot film at ports of entry on the U.S.-Mexico border.

6:46pm EDT

Berkshire boosts Goldman, Teva stakes; buys more Apple

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc boosted its investments in Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd during the second quarter and confirmed it has expanded its already huge bet on iPhone maker Apple Inc.

5:45pm EDT

Berkshire boosts Goldman, Teva stakes; buys more Apple

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc boosted its investments in Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd during the second quarter and confirmed it has expanded its already huge bet on iPhone maker Apple Inc .

1:37pm EDT

New York sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioids

NEW YORK New York state on Tuesday sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of widespread fraud and deception in the marketing of opioids, and contributing to a nationwide epidemic that has killed thousands.

7:24am EDT

Former Orexigen executives must face lawsuit over obesity drug

A federal appeals court revived a securities fraud lawsuit accusing former Orexigen Therapeutics Inc executives of hiding the results of a failed clinical trial for its obesity drug Contrave from investors.

7:23am EDT

BNSF can sue locomotive seat maker over engineer's injuries

A federal appeals court on Monday said the BNSF railroad, owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, can sue a maker of locomotive seats to recoup settlement costs with an engineer who was injured when his seat broke.

Aug 13 2018

Investoren verklagen Tesla-Chef Musk wegen Börsen-Tweets

New York/Dubai Tesla-Chef Elon Musk ist wegen seiner überraschenden Ankündigung zum Rückzug des E-Auto-Herstellers von der Börse von Investoren verklagt worden.

Aug 10 2018

Lawsuits accuse Tesla's Musk of fraud over tweets, going-private proposal

Tesla Inc and Chief Executive Elon Musk were sued twice on Friday by investors who said they fraudulently engineered a scheme to squeeze short-sellers, including through Musk's proposal to take the electric car company private. | Video

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