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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.

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8:28am EDT

'Minor setback' can be good for Germany, says former captain Lahm

MOSCOW Former Germany captain Philipp Lahm on Monday labeled his country's shock defeat by Mexico as "a minor setback" that could help unite the players in their common goal to defend their World Cup title.

6:40am EDT

Germans awake to doom and gloom after Mexico loss

MOSCOW Germany woke to gloomy headlines of "chaos" and "humiliation" on Monday after the defending World Cup champions fell 1-0 to Mexico in a shock opening defeat in Russia.

6:32am EDT

Stunned Germany pledge to bounce back from Mexico loss

MOSCOW Germany's shock World Cup opening defeat to Mexico on Sunday has left their tournament plans in disarray but coach Joachim Loew sounded confident the world champions would quickly make amends.

Jun 17 2018

Mexico spring perfect trap to catch naive Germans napping

MOSCOW Mexico sprang the perfect trap for confident and overwhelming pre-game favorites Germany on Sunday to take advantage of the champions' defensive weakness in their opening match at the World Cup.

Jun 16 2018

Coach Osorio confident Mexico can stun world champions Germany

MOSCOW Underdogs Mexico are ready to cause a major upset and beat Germany for the first time in a tournament on Sunday, provided the central Americans realize the World Cup clash is just another football game, coach Juan Carlos Osorio said.

Jun 16 2018

World Cup title adds no pressure against Mexico: Germany's Loew

MOSCOW Germany are feeling no pressure as the reigning world champions going into their Group F opener against Mexico on Sunday and cannot wait to extend their record of opening game victories under coach Joachim Loew, he said on Saturday.

Jun 16 2018

Germany's Ozil fit for their World Cup opener v Mexico - Loew

MOSCOW Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil has fully recovered from a minor knee injury in their penultimate warm-up match and is fit to play in their World Cup opener against Mexico on Sunday, coach Joachim Loew said on Saturday.

Jun 15 2018

PREVIEW-Soccer-Germans ready to confirm favourites tag against Mexico

VATUTINKI, Russia, June 15 World champions Germany know they must up their game when they kick off their world title defence against Mexico on Sunday if they are to confirm their status as tournament favourites.

Jun 15 2018

Soccer: Germany's Kimmich living the dream, not trying to be Lahm 2.0

VATUTINKI, Russia Germany defender Joshua Kimmich has risen up the ranks so quickly with his brutally efficient performances that he is considered as a key player for the world champions aged just 23.

Jun 14 2018

No tropical paradise? No problem for Germany, says midfielder Kroos

VATUTINKI, Russia Four years ago, the Germany team resided in a purpose-built five-star hotel on a tiny, picturesque island off the Brazilian mainland, with the spectacular lush jungle and sea views inspiring them to the World Cup title.

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