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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

Mar 20 2018

Weinstein Co says its bankruptcy filing won't protect ex-chairman

NEW YORK/CHICAGO The Weinstein Company's bankruptcy filing will not protect ex-Chairman Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual harassment and assault, an attorney for the studio told U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Mary Walrath on Tuesday. | Video

Mar 20 2018

Toys 'R' Us says 'making every effort' to pay vendors

Toys 'R' Us said at a bankruptcy court hearing on Tuesday that it was working hard to maximize payments to suppliers and lenders, as it starts to shutter 735 big-box toy stores across the United States.

Mar 20 2018

Dozens of toy suppliers object to Toys 'R' Us liquidation plan

March 20 Toys 'R' Us heads to U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Tuesday to defend its liquidation plan against an onslaught of objections from creditors, particularly suppliers demanding payment for thousands of toys ranging from Poopeez to Bratz.

Mar 17 2018

'Exhausted' Toys 'R' Us suppliers weigh options as huge retailer shuts

CHICAGO/NEW YORK When Toys 'R' Us secured a $3.1 billion bankruptcy loan in September, toy makers were reassured they would be paid for goods delivered to the company as it tried to emerge from Chapter 11. | Video

Mar 15 2018

Toys 'R' Us seeks to halt vendor payments ahead of liquidation

Toy retailer Toys 'R' Us Inc on Thursday asked the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for approval to stop paying all of its suppliers while it tries to line up buyers for its international business ahead of a planned liquidation of its U.S. operations. | Video

Mar 15 2018

Toys'R'Us macht US-Filialen dicht - Bangen in Deutschland

Chicago Die Konkurrenz von Amazon zwingt den ums Überleben ringenden Spielzeugriesen Toys'R'Us zur Aufgabe.

Mar 14 2018

Toys 'R' Us plans to close all U.S. stores; 33,000 jobs at risk: source

Bankrupt Toys 'R' Us Inc is preparing to sell or close all 885 stores in its U.S. chain, risking up to 33,000 jobs, after failing to reach a deal to restructure billions of dollars in debt, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. | Video

Mar 12 2018

Breitburn reaches bankruptcy exit deal with holdout creditors

Breitburn Energy Partners LP has reached an agreement with holdout creditors over its $3 billion bankruptcy exit plan and hopes to win court confirmation as soon as this month for a reorganization under new ownership, a lawyer said on Monday.

Mar 09 2018

Breitburn Energy bankruptcy plan denied in blow to Elliott, WL Ross

A U.S. judge rejected Breitburn Energy Partners LP's bankruptcy exit plan on Friday, dealing a blow to a bid by investors led by Elliott Management Corp and WL Ross & Co to acquire choice oil and gas reserves in West Texas.

Mar 05 2018

HCR ManorCare files for bankruptcy with $7.1 billion in debt

The second-largest U.S. nursing home operator, HCR ManorCare Inc, filed for Chapter 11 protection late Sunday with $7.1 billion of debt as part of a pre-arranged deal to transfer ownership to its landlord Quality Care Properties Inc .


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