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Lucien Libert

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

May 01 2018

Riot police, masked protesters clash at Paris May Day rally

PARIS Hundreds of masked and hooded anarchists smashed shop windows, torched cars and hurled cobblestones at riot police on Tuesday, hijacking a May Day rally by labour unions against President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms. | Video

Apr 18 2018

Quiet no more, French village becomes center of anti-nuclear protest

BURE, France The 82 residents of the French village of Bure lived a quiet life until the government began testing the feasibility of storing nuclear waste there. Now Bure is rocked by protests as a final decision on the project looms.

Feb 18 2018

Swiss couple cycle 17,000 kms to watch son compete

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea A year and 17,000 kms later, a Swiss couple arrived in Pyeongchang this week to watch their son compete in the Winter Olympics. | Video

Feb 05 2018

Olympics: Athletes and fans shiver at Winter Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Sub-zero temperatures could be a real issue for visitors in Pyeongchang for this month's Winter Olympics, but while Games fans shivered, athletes on Monday welcomed the cold.

Nov 07 2017

Exploring Egypt's Great Pyramid from the inside, virtually

PARIS A team of scientists who last week announced the discovery of a large void inside the Great Pyramid of Giza have created a virtual-reality tour that allows users to 'teleport' themselves inside the structure and explore its architecture.

Oct 30 2017

Protesters disrupt Polanski retrospective after new rape allegations

PARIS Protesters have disrupted the opening of a retrospective of Roman Polanski's work in Paris following new rape allegations against the French-Polish film director.

Apr 12 2017

In her flagship town, France's Le Pen is already a winner

HENIN-BEAUMONT, France In Henin-Beaumont, where French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's National Front won power three years ago, her backers are sure she will win a thumping victory later this month - locally, at least.

Jan 23 2017

Paris rolls out color-code stickers for cars to curb pollution

PARIS The French capital on Monday launched a new color-coded sticker scheme to restrict car use in its latest attempt to curb air pollution many Parisians blame for coughing fits, eye irritation and runny noses.

Sep 02 2016

French children return to school under police guard after summer attacks

PARIS More than 12 million French children went back to school under heightened security on Thursday after a summer vacation marked by further deadly attacks in a country that is one of the prime targets of Islamic State militants.


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