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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

Sep 13 2017

Apart for a year, Syrian family shares kisses through fence

KOKKINOTRIMITHIA, Cyprus After more than a year of separation Syrian refugee Ammar Hammasho was finally, albeit briefly, reunited with his wife and four children through a chain link fence topped with barbed wire in Cyprus.

Mar 30 2016

Cyprus remands suspected hijacker who wanted to see ex-wife

LARNACA, Cyprus An Egyptian man accused of hijacking a passenger plane and diverting it to Cyprus has told police he acted because he wanted to see his estranged wife and children, saying "what should one do?". | Video

Mar 29 2016

EgyptAir hijack ends with passengers freed

LARNACA, Cyprus/CAIRO An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday by a man with what authorities said was a fake suicide belt, who was arrested after giving himself up. | Video

Mar 29 2016

Flugzeug-Entführung endet mit Aufgabe des Täters in Zypern

Larnaka/Kairo Die Entführung eines ägyptischen Verkehrsflugzeuges nach Zypern ist am Dienstag unblutig zu Ende gegangen.


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