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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

Dec 06 2017

Rugby laws now 42 percent briefer - and considerably clearer

LONDON Probably the most complicated rule book in world sport has just got a good deal clearer, 42 percent clearer to be exact, as World Rugby announced on Wednesday that a new simplified version will be introduced globally from Jan. 1 2018.

Dec 01 2017

HIGHLIGHTS-Soccer-Highlights from the World Cup draw in Moscow

Dec 1 Germany rarely struggle in the group phase but they will have to concentrate for their tricky trio of games.

Nov 30 2017

Kipchoge to make London Marathon return in 2018

LONDON Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will seek to complete a hat-trick of London Marathon victories next year after missing the 2017 event to focus on his Breaking2 sub-two hour bid, organizers said on Thursday.

Nov 30 2017

Russia's Gushchina fails 2012 dope test; already stripped of medals

ZURICH Russian sprinter Yulia Gushchina, who has previously been stripped of three relay medals won in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics after team mates were banned for doping, has also been disqualified from the London Games after testing positive, the International Olympic Committee said on Thursday.

Nov 25 2017

Rugby - Seven-try England too strong for Samoa

LONDON Livewire wing Elliot Daly scored two excellent tries as England overcame a stodgy middle period to produce another strong finish and beat Samoa 48-14 to complete a hat-trick of victories in their autumn internationals on Saturday.

Nov 25 2017

Rugby - Now is the time to make mistakes says England's Jones after 48-14 win

LONDON England coach Eddie Jones said he was happy with the mistakes made during their 48-14 win over Samoa on Saturday as he had a close look at another crop of hopefuls as he builds his squad depth two years out from the World Cup.

Nov 25 2017

Rugby-Now is the time to make mistakes says England's Jones after 48-14 win

LONDON, Nov 25 England coach Eddie Jones said he was happy with the mistakes made during their 48-14 win over Samoa on Saturday as he had a close look at another crop of hopefuls as he builds his squad depth two years out from the World Cup.

Nov 25 2017

Rugby-Seven-try England too strong for Samoa

LONDON, Nov 25 Livewire wing Elliot Daly scored two excellent tries as England produced another strong finish to beat Samoa 48-14 and complete a hat-trick of victories in their autumn internationals on Saturday.

Nov 23 2017

Rugby - George and Care start as England make nine changes for Samoa

LONDON Hooker Jamie George will finally make his first start for England after 19 appearances off the bench as coach Eddie Jones on Thursday named a side featuring nine changes to play Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday.

Nov 23 2017

Rugby-George and Care start as England ring the changes for Samoa

LONDON, Nov 23 Hooker Jamie George will finally make his first start for England after 19 appearances off the bench as coach Eddie Jones on Thursday unveiled a much-changed side to face Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday.

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