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Monday June 17, 2013 Happening Now - More Snowden Spy Revelations As G-8 Summit Gets Underway

President Obama gave a speech in Northern Ireland early this morning. He said the people there offer a blueprint for people living in conflict in other parts of the world, but there will be more challenges for Catholics and Protestants. The President is there for a G-8 summit. He'll hold one-on-one meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister David Cameron and Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta.

Interestingly, The Guardian newspaper had dropped another spying bombshell. The paper says a British spy agency hacked into the emails and phones of foreign diplomats at international conferences to try and get an unfair edge in negotiations. The allegations come just hour before Britain opens the G-8 summit.

Meantime, the NSA spying on Americans story - first reported by The Guardian - still getting a lot of attention. Several prominent officials said most transparency would lead to less security.

President Obama has chosen a high-powered Washington lawyer to be his special envoy for closing down Guantanamo military prison in Cuba. It may signal a renewed push to close the prison.

That deadly fire in Colorado is now 65% contained, but it has destroyed nearly 500 homes.

It's week two of jury selection in the trial of George Zimmerman.

A former hitman will take the expected to take the stand today in the trial of alleged mobster Whitey Bulger.

Keep an eye on the wires for potential Supreme Court decisions. We're awaiting big rulings on gay marriage and affirmative action.

Iran has a new President. We'll ask our guests what it means.

North Korea is offering unconditional negotiations with the West.. Interesting development there.

That scary new respiratory virus we've done segments on has now killed nearly 40 people mostly in Saudi Arabia. The SARS-like virus also found in Europe. Officials are trying to figure out how it's spread, and how to stop it.

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Clint Henderson is the Executive Producer for “Happening Now” and an avid traveler. Follow his adventures on Twitter, ClintPHenderson, and Instagram, clintpage1.