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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

May 29 2018

Pakistan diluted proposed tobacco health warnings after Philip Morris, BAT lobbying

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI Philip Morris International Inc and British American Tobacco Plc lobbied Pakistan's government to not implement bigger health warnings on cigarette packs, in what officials say was part of an industry-wide campaign that successfully persuaded Islamabad to water down a proposal designed to save lives.

May 15 2018

Special Report: Philip Morris device knows a lot about your smoking habit

By Tom Lasseter, Duff Wilson, Thomas Wilson and Paritosh Bansal

Mar 06 2018

Special Report: By rewriting history, Hindu nationalists aim to assert their dominance over India

NEW DELHI During the first week of January last year, a group of Indian scholars gathered in a white bungalow on a leafy boulevard in central New Delhi. The focus of their discussion: how to rewrite the history of the nation.

Mar 05 2018

Missed warnings: How watchdogs failed to spot $2 billion Indian bank fraud

By Krishna N. Das, Suvashree Choudhury, Devidutta Tripathy and Tom Lasseter

Feb 26 2018

India's jeweler to Hollywood stars, now accused of massive bank fraud

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Nirav Modi's name is a stamp of corporate India's growing global prestige. On Hollywood red carpets, his diamonds have sparkled on the necklines and dangled from the earlobes of actors and models like Kate Winslet, Dakota Johnson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Feb 19 2018

Eyes wide shut: the $1.8 billion Indian bank fraud that went unnoticed

By Krishna N. Das, Aditya Kalra, Devidutta Tripathy and Tom Lasseter

Feb 15 2018

India's jeweller to Hollywood stars, now accused of massive bank fraud

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Nirav Modi's name is a stamp of corporate India's growing global prestige. On Hollywood red carpets, his diamonds have sparkled on the necklines and dangled from the earlobes of actors and models like Kate Winslet, Dakota Johnson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. | Video

Feb 15 2018

NEWSMAKER-India's jeweller to Hollywood stars, now accused of massive bank fraud

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Feb 15 Nirav Modi's name is a stamp of corporate India's growing global prestige. On Hollywood red carpets, his diamonds have sparkled on the necklines and dangled from the earlobes of actors and models like Kate Winslet, Dakota Johnson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Feb 07 2018

U.S. senators ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI Ten U.S. senators called on the Food and Drug Administration to reject Philip Morris International Inc's application to market its iQOS smoking device as being less risky than cigarettes, according to a letter to the agency's commissioner.

Feb 07 2018

U.S. lawmakers ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI, Feb 7 Ten U.S. senators called on the Food and Drug Administration to reject Philip Morris International Inc's application to market its iQOS smoking device as being less risky than cigarettes, according to a letter to the agency's commissioner.

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