Base Closures Projected To Save DoD Billions

Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale told reporters Monday that base closures, although politically unpopular, may end up saving the country $5 billion per year.

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Justin Duckham is a Senior Washington Correspondent with the Talk Radio News Service. Justin is a proud alumnus of UC Merced, where he studied History, Philosophy and American Studies. Prior to making the jump to politics in 2008, Justin was a music journalist in California. Follow Justin on Twitter @Jduckham

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Thursday, April 2

● Profits parked in foreign tax havens

● Arsenic taken off the chickens’ menu

● Iconic Maryland crabs switched for imposters

● The 114th Congress by the numbers

● Ebola drug trial results are encouraging

● Car parts giant fixed prices and rigged bids

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – April 2, 2015

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Party leaders in the U.K. meet for a 7-way TV debate ahead of next month’s elections and Lebanon’s parliament attempts for a 21st time to select a new president.

Sen. Menendez To Face Federal Charges

The Senator could be arraigned as early as Thursday

California Gov. Issues Mandatory Water Restrictions

Aerial view of Reno, Nevada (foreground), and Lake Tahoe (background) on January 14, 2014. Between the city and the lake, the mountains are nearly bare of snow, an unmistakable sign of precipitation deficits. Photo: Kelly Redmond/NOAA

“Today we are standing on dry grass where there should be five feet of snow. This historic drought demands unprecedented action,” Gov. Brown said.

Amnesty: US Carried Out Fifth-Most Executions in 2014

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‘Governments are deceiving the public if they say the death penalty will solve crime problems,’ says Amnesty International’s Renzo Pomi.

Iran Talks Extended For Second Time

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The State department announced that Sec. John Kerry will remain in Switzerland another day for negotiations.