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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

May 07 2014

Clouds gather over Crown as Australian police probe Packer brawl

SYDNEY, May 7 Police are investigating a public brawl between James Packer, one of Australia's richest men, and a television executive, which could jeopardise regional expansion plans for Packer's casino business if it leads to a criminal conviction.

Apr 28 2014

Goodman Fielder dismisses $1.2 billion bid from Wilmar as too low

SYDNEY Australian food firm Goodman Fielder has rejected a $1.2 billion takeover bid from Wilmar International Ltd and a Hong Kong-listed investment management firm as too low, but expectations are high that the parties will keep talking.

Apr 26 2014

The Chinese take Manhattan: replace Russians as top apartment buyers

NEW YORK/SYDNEY For the first time, the Chinese have become the biggest foreign buyers of apartments in Manhattan, real estate brokers estimate, taking the mantle from the Russians - whose activity has dropped off since the unrest in Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions against Russia by the United States. | Video

Apr 25 2014

The Chinese take Manhattan: replace Russians as top apartment buyers

NEW YORK/SYDNEY For the first time, the Chinese have become the biggest foreign buyers of apartments in Manhattan, real estate brokers estimate, taking the mantle from the Russians - whose activity has dropped off since the unrest in Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions against Russia by the United States.

Apr 25 2014

The Chinese take Manhattan: replace Russians as top apartment buyers

NEW YORK/SYDNEY For the first time, the Chinese have become the biggest foreign buyers of apartments in Manhattan, real estate brokers estimate, taking the mantle from the Russians - whose activity has dropped off since the unrest in Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions against Russia by the United States.

Apr 25 2014

INSIGHT-The Chinese take Manhattan: replace Russians as top apartment buyers

NEW YORK/SYDNEY, April 25For the first time, the Chinese have become the biggest foreign buyers of apartments in Manhattan, real estate brokers estimate, taking the mantle from the Russians - whose activity has dropped off since the unrest in Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions against Russia by the United States.

Apr 23 2014

Australia's Australand rejects $1.8 billion Stockland takeover proposal

SYDNEY Australia's Australand Property Group said on Wednesday it had rejected as undervalued a A$1.95 billion ($1.83 billion) proposal from bigger rival Stockland Group to increase its stake, thwarting Stockland's move to expand its residential business.

Apr 15 2014

After 50-year wait, Sydney to get second airport in Australia infrastructure drive

SYDNEY Australia has approved a $2.4 billion (1.4 billion pounds) project to build a long-awaited second airport for Sydney, likely boosting near-term investment and jobs in a bet that the city's air travel demand will grow enough to justify a surge in terminal capacity.

Apr 15 2014

After 50-year wait, Sydney to get second airport in Australia infrastructure drive

SYDNEY Australia has approved a $2.4 billion project to build a long-awaited second airport for Sydney, likely boosting near-term investment and jobs in a bet that the city's air travel demand will grow enough to justify a surge in terminal capacity.

Apr 09 2014

South Africa's Woolworths set to buy Australia's David Jones for $2 billion

SYDNEY South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd is set to buy struggling Australian department store operator David Jones for $2 billion after trumping an offer from Myer Holdings Ltd , it was announced on Wednesday.

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