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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

Nov 22 2017

Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic convicted of genocide, gets life in prison

THE HAGUE A U.N. tribunal on Wednesday convicted ex-Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity for massacres of Bosnian Muslims and ethnic cleansing campaigns to forge a "Greater Serbia", and jailed him for life. | Video

Nov 22 2017

Nippon Paint makes proposal to Axalta, merger talks with Akzo Nobel end

NEW YORK/AMSTERDAM Nippon Paint Holdings Co Ltd made an all-cash offer on Tuesday to acquire U.S. coatings company Axalta Coating Systems Ltd, two people familiar with the matter said, ending merger talks between Axalta and Dutch peer Akzo Nobel. | Video

Nov 22 2017

Ex-Bosnian Serb commander Mladic faces verdict in genocide trial

THE HAGUE The U.N. tribunal on war crimes in former Yugoslavia hands down its verdict on Wednesday in the genocide trial of Ratko Mladic, the ex-Bosnian Serb general accused of ordering the massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys at Srebrenica.

Nov 16 2017

ASML expects to announce new share buyback plan in January: CFO

BARCELONA Dutch semiconductor equipment supplier ASML is currently buying back its own shares and expects to announce a new buyback program in January, its finance chief said on Thursday

Nov 15 2017

Dutch PM defends tax cut seen benefiting Shell, Unilever, UK investors

AMSTERDAM Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday returned to parliament for the second time in a week to defend a tax cut that benefits Anglo-Dutch multinationals and British equity investors in general.

Nov 15 2017

Dutch PM to defend tax cut seen benefiting Shell, Unilever, British investors

AMSTERDAM, Nov 15 Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte was in parliament on Wednesday for a second time to defend a tax cut that benefits Anglo-Dutch multinationals Royal Dutch Shell and Unilever, as well as British equity investors in general.

Nov 14 2017

EBA forces Dutch to drop own rules on proprietary trading firms

AMSTERDAM Under pressure from the European Banking Authority, the Dutch central bank (DNB) said on Tuesday it would ditch its own capital requirement regime for proprietary trading firms in favour of European rules.

Nov 10 2017

Burundi rejects International Criminal Court war crimes investigation

AMSTERDAM/NAIROBI Burundi said on Friday it will refuse to cooperate with an International Criminal Court (ICC) investigation into war crimes prosecutors suspect were committed by forces loyal to President Pierre Nkurunziza's government against their political opponents.

Nov 09 2017

Dutch government under fire over tax cut favoured by big business

AMSTERDAM The new Dutch government came under fire in parliament on Thursday for scrapping a 15 percent dividend withholding tax, after a national broadcaster NOS said Shell , Unilever , Akzo Nobel and Philips had lobbied for the change.

Nov 09 2017

Dutch government under fire over tax cut favoured by big business

AMSTERDAM, Nov 9 The new Dutch government came under fire in parliament on Thursday for scrapping a 15 percent dividend withholding tax, after a national broadcaster NOS said Shell, Unilever, Akzo Nobel and Philips had lobbied for the change.

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