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.
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LONDON Britain said on Thursday that moves toward paying half a billion dollars to Iran for a debt owed since the 1979 Islamic Revolution had nothing to do with a bid to secure the release of a jailed Iranian-British aid worker. | Video
LONDON British retail sales recorded their first year-on-year decline since 2013 last month as consumers struggled with fast-rising prices and stagnant wages.
LONDON TalkTalk spooked investors with a profit warning and slashed dividend on Wednesday, saying it had added 26,000 customers to its fixed price broadband plans in the second quarter but that winning back market share would hit earnings.
LONDON Vodafone , the world's second-largest mobile operator, has raised its full-year earnings forecast for the first time in recent history, as customers switch to using more mobile data on their smartphones rather than looking for wifi. | Video
LONDON/PARIS A $190 (£145) polo shirt might seem expensive to most shoppers, but for Burberry's new Chief Executive Marco Gobbetti it is too close to the fashion industry's endangered mid-market for comfort.
LONDON/PARIS, Nov 9 A $190 polo shirt might seem expensive to most shoppers, but for Burberry's new Chief Executive Marco Gobbetti it is too close to the fashion industry's endangered mid-market for comfort.
LONDON British luxury brand Burberry will shift further up-market with more high-end products, fast-changing fashion and refurbished stores, but its shares dived as investors focused on the cost of new Chief Executive Marco Gobbetti's plan. | Video
LONDON Vodafone will partner with fibre network developer CityFibre to bring ultrafast broadband to 5 million UK homes and businesses by 2025, in a direct challenge to dominant rival BT .
LONDON Investor Crispin Odey said he opposed Twenty-First Century Fox's $15 billion bid for Sky after a report of separate talks between Rupert Murdoch and Walt Disney Co added more uncertainty to a takeover facing regulatory hurdles. | Video
LONDON Smith & Nephew said no major surgery is required for the artificial knee and hip maker to deliver shareholder value, even as it reported lacklustre sales that increase pressure on the company reportedly being stalked by activist investor Elliott.