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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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NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO Beijing's unslakeable thirst for the latest technology has spurred a proliferation of "accelerators" in Silicon Valley that aim to identify promising startups and bring them to China.
Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has dropped its bid for most of SkyBridge Capital, a hedge fund investment firm founded by U.S. President Donald Trump's former aide Anthony Scaramucci, as the deal was still stuck with U.S. regulators after more than a year.
NEW YORK The U.S. government may start scrutinizing informal partnerships between American and Chinese companies in the field of artificial intelligence, threatening practices that have long been considered garden variety development work for technology companies, sources familiar with the discussions said. | Video
WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury is considering ways to restrict sensitive Chinese investments in the United States by invoking an emergency powers law and bringing forward some security review reforms for corporate acquisitions, a senior Treasury official said on Thursday.
The U.S. government has ordered a national security review of Singapore-based Broadcom Ltd's $117 billion bid for Qualcomm Inc , in an unusual move that prompted Qualcomm to delay its March 6 shareholder meeting. | Video
NEW YORK The lights are on at Alacatraz Island, the famous federal prison turned tourist destination in San Francisco Bay, even though the U.S. government has shut down. Private business is stepping up.
NEW YORK The U.S. government will not approve any investment by HNA Group until the Chinese conglomerate, which has been scrutinized around the world over its ownership structure, provides adequate information on who its shareholders are, a source familiar with the situation said.
NEW YORK Nearly a year after its incorporation, the New York charity of HNA Group [HNAIRC.UL], China's airline-to-property conglomerate, has yet to apply for tax-exempt status. Tax exemption is usually sought by U.S. charities as it shields their funds - and their donors - from the taxman, leaving more resources for philanthropy.
NEW YORK/HONG KONG China's HNA Group [HNAIRC.UL] struck a second deal in less than a week to raise short-term funds, amid concerns about rising financing costs at the indebted airline-to-property conglomerate.
HONG KONG/NEW YORK An Indian-American dealmaker for HNA Group, who recently held a big stake in the Chinese conglomerate, said he kept the shares for a decade as an "accommodation" to the company and received no compensation for doing so.