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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

Jun 07 2018

Iran stands ground on nuclear inspections as France warns of red line

VIENNA/PARIS Iran will not cooperate more fully with atomic inspectors until a standoff over its nuclear deal is resolved, its U.N. envoy said, as one signatory warned Tehran against moving ahead with preparations to boost its uranium enrichment capacity. | Video

Jun 06 2018

Iran stands ground on nuclear inspections as France warns of red line

VIENNA/PARIS, June 6 Iran will not cooperate more fully with atomic inspectors until a standoff over its nuclear deal is resolved, its U.N. envoy said, as one signatory warned Tehran against moving ahead with preparations to boost its uranium enrichment capacity.

Jun 04 2018

SocGen to pay $1.3 billion to settle Libya, Libor probes

PARIS/NEW YORK French bank Societe Generale will pay $1.3 billion to resolve criminal and civil charges in the United States and France for bribing Gaddafi-era Libyan officials and manipulating the Libor interest rate benchmark, U.S. authorities said on Monday.

Jun 04 2018

AccorHotels weighs taking stake in Air France KLM

PARIS AccorHotels is looking at taking a minority stake in troubled airline Air France KLM to compete better with the broader travel packages offered by online rivals such as Expedia and Booking.com.

May 29 2018

BlaBlaCar and AXA launch car insurance product

PARIS, May 29 BlaBlaCar, whose amateur chauffeurs share costs with passengers on long-distance journeys, and AXA AXAF.PA said on Tuesday that they had launched a new car insurance product.

May 23 2018

French unemployment edges up, dampening Macron's hopes

PARIS French unemployment rose slightly in the first three months of the year, confounding economists' expectations for a decline and suggesting President Emmanuel Macron's policies to boost jobs and growth are struggling to find traction.

May 20 2018

EU could compensate firms hit by U.S. sanctions over Iran: French minister

PARIS France is looking to see if the European Union could compensate European companies that might face U.S. sanctions for doing business with Iran, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday.

May 18 2018

Vivendi shares face pressure as sales, UMG and Italy disappoint

PARIS Vivendi shares fell on Friday after the media group disappointed investors with first quarter sales below expectations, a lack of details over plans for its UMG music business and new tensions over Telecom Italia .

May 16 2018

France's Total warns of Iran exit as EU struggles to save economic ties

SOFIA/PARIS French energy giant Total joined other European companies in signaling on Wednesday they could exit Iran, casting doubt on whether European leaders meeting to try to salvage the Iran nuclear deal can safeguard trade with Tehran.

May 16 2018

France's Total to quit Iran gas project if no sanctions waiver

PARIS Total will pull out of a multibillion-dollar gas project in Iran if it cannot secure a waiver from U.S. sanctions, the French energy company said on Wednesday.

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