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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

Feb 16 2018

As mining investors push caution, Glencore differs from rivals

TORONTO/MELBOURNE As shareholders push the world's cash-rich miners to maintain lush dividends and make the most of existing assets, Glencore is taking a slightly different tactic that positions it for shrewd acquisitions.

Feb 07 2018

Smelters expected to reduce zinc processing fees amid mine supply shortage

MELBOURNE Zinc smelters are set to accept lower fees for processing concentrate into metal when annual contracts are hammered out next week at a conference in California, as a crunch in mine supply stretches into a third year.

Feb 07 2018

Rio Tinto pays out record dividend, profit hits three-year high

MELBOURNE/CAPE TOWN Rio Tinto handed out a record dividend on Wednesday and predicted global manufacturing growth would drive further returns after stronger commodity prices helped the miner to its highest annual profit in three years. | Video

Jan 28 2018

China-backed metals trader Kyen to set up London office

MELBOURNE Singapore-based metals trader Kyen Resources said it was setting up a trading desk in London as it pushes to expand its recycled metals and concentrates trading business.

Jan 28 2018

China-backed metals trader Kyen to set up London office

MELBOURNE, Jan 29 Singapore-based metals trader Kyen Resources said it was setting up a trading desk in London as it pushes to expand its recycled metals and concentrates trading business.

Jan 23 2018

The next Djokovic? Chung serves notice in South Korea

MELBOURNE It was only last weekend that Chung Hyeon admitted he goes largely unrecognized on the streets of Seoul because tennis is not a high-profile sport in South Korea.

Jan 22 2018

Rio Tinto digs deeper into Mongolia

MELBOURNE/ULAANBAATAR Global miner Rio Tinto will set up a new office in the Mongolian capital, separate from its giant Oyu Tolgoi project, to focus on exploration and local ties, strengthening its commitment to one of the world's greatest copper prospects.

Jan 18 2018

Players and fans swelter in Melbourne, brace for worse on Friday

MELBOURNE Tennis players and fans sweltered in scorching conditions at the Australian Open on Thursday, braced for a two-day heat wave to worsen with the mercury set to exceed 40 degrees on Friday.

Dec 22 2017

Australian PM says nine foreigners among those hurt when driver plows into crowd

MELBOURNE Nearly half the 19 people injured when a driver with no known extremist links plowed into pedestrians in the southern city of Melbourne were foreign nationals, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Friday. | Video

Dec 21 2017

Australia police say don't suspect terrorism after car plows into pedestrians

MELBOURNE An Australian man of Afghan descent with a history of mental health issues drove a car into Christmas shoppers in the city of Melbourne on Thursday, injuring 19 people, but police said they did not believe the attack was terror-related. | Video

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