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Michael Holden

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

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UK queen and husband Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage, quietly

LONDON Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family get-together on Monday, a far cry from the pomp and celebration which greeted their marriage 70 years ago.

Nov 15 2017

Going strong after 70 years: UK's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate platinum anniversary

LONDON Britain's Queen Elizabeth will add another landmark to her record-breaking reign on Monday when she and Prince Philip celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary.

Nov 13 2017

UK's Johnson makes fuller apology for remarks on jailed aid worker in Iran

LONDON British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson issued a second, fuller apology on Monday for remarks about an Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran that critics said might have prompted Iran to extend her prison sentence. | Video

Nov 09 2017

Thousands of children referred to UK's counter-terrorism scheme, figures show

LONDON Thousands of children and teenagers, including large numbers of girls, were referred to Britain's often-criticized counter-terrorism program Prevent, new official figures showed on Thursday.

Nov 07 2017

Agrokor owner fights extradition from UK to Croatia over alleged fraud

LONDON The owner of food group Agrokor told a London court on Tuesday he would oppose being extradited from Britain to Croatia to face charges related to an alleged 110-million-euro ($127-million) fraud at the heavily indebted company.

Nov 07 2017

The battle for minds: Britain expands project on mental health in terrorism

LONDON A project looking at links between mental health and terrorism in three English cities has been expanded nationwide after it found a significant number of people referred to counter-radicalization programs suffer some form of mental illness.

Oct 19 2017

Tech firms improve cooperation on extremism but more needed, U.S. security chief says

LONDON Technology firms have improved cooperation with the authorities in tackling online militant material but still must act quicker to remove propaganda fuelling a rise in homegrown extremism, acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke said on Wednesday.

Oct 07 2017

Eleven injured in car crash near London museum, terrorism ruled out

LONDON Eleven people were injured on Saturday when a car collided with pedestrians near London's Natural History Museum, in one of the capital's busiest tourist areas, but police doused concerns it was a terrorist attack, saying it was a road traffic incident. | Video

Oct 07 2017

Conservative plotters told to get behind UK's May amid Brexit fears

LONDON Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party who are trying to oust her as leader have been told to "shut up" by senior party members, including potential rival Boris Johnson, Britain's foreign minister.

Oct 07 2017

Conservative plotters told to get behind UK's May amid Brexit fears

LONDON, Oct 7 Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party who are trying to oust her as leader have been told to "put up, shut up" by the party's chief in Scotland.

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