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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PARIS Altice has no plans to raise cash by selling shares, the telecoms and cable group said on Monday, adding it had no problems with any loans and would cut its debts of $58 billion through asset sales.
LONDON/PARIS Acquisitive French media conglomerate Vivendi missed analysts estimates in third-quarter earnings and ruled out a hostile takeover of Ubisoft for the next six months after the video games maker beat forecasts, pushing its shares to a record high.
PARIS France's Sodexo is buying Centerplate, a U.S. company that provides food and hospitality services at sports, convention and entertainment venues, for $675 million in cash to raise its profile in the U.S. sports and leisure market.
PARIS ATR, the world's largest maker of regional turboprop planes, on Wednesday announced an order from FedEx Express for at least 30 newly designed 72-600F freighter models, sealing its return to the lucrative U.S. market for the first time in over two decades.
PARIS French bank Credit Agricole's Indosuez Wealth Management arm has agreed to buy a majority stake in Italy's Banca Leonardo, in a deal which it said would add 5.9 billion euros ($6.9 billion) to its assets under management.
PARIS Shares in Renault rose on Friday after France pared back its holding to the 15 percent level that preceded a 2015 power struggle with the carmaker's CEO Carlos Ghosn, removing a residual irritant in their relationship.
PARIS Parisians are famous for their love of art, fashion, good food and fine wine, so obviously they'll jump at the chance to pay 19 euros ($22) an hour to throw an axe at a target on a wall.
PARIS French carmaker Renault on Tuesday reported a 15.9 percent increase in third-quarter sales, and raised its forecast for growth in the global autos market while maintaining the company's own outlook for higher 2017 profits and revenues.
PARIS Air France KLM has struck a deal with its KLM pilot and cabin staff unions to resolve a dispute over pensions, the airline said on Monday, adding it would take a charge of 311 million euros ($366 million) in the third quarter as a result.
PARIS New Carrefour boss Alexandre Bompard has turned to a former colleague from Fnac Darty to be his finance chief as he strives to revive the world's second-biggest retailer.