10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Jun 09, 2013 11:15 PM
10 Things to Know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. NSA WHISTLEBLOWER REVEALED

A defense contractor's employee, Edward Snowden, says his "sole motive is to inform the public."

2. WHAT A WALK IN THE DESERT MEANS FOR US-CHINA RELATIONS

The stroll gave President Obama and Chinese leader Xi some time to "deepen their personal relationship" as they addressed wide-ranging issues.

3. GETTING A GLIMPSE OF THE VICTIMS IN SANTA MONICA SHOOTINGS

A student, a groundskeeper and the gunman's father are among five killed before police killed the shooter.

4. US CLOSE TO ARMING SYRIAN REBELS

Moved by the Assad regime's rapid advance, Obama could decide this week to approve lethal aid for the Syrian rebels, sources tell the AP.

5. MANDELA'S FAMILY VISITS HIM AT HIS HOSPITAL BEDSIDE

South Africa's former president, anti-apartheid leader is in "serious but stable" condition with a recurring lung infection.

6. A RESIGNATION AFTER DEADLY LIBYA CLASHES

One of Libya's highest military officers steps down following clashes between protesters and a government-aligned militia that left 31 people dead.

7. WHY ZIMMERMAN SAYS HE FELT THREATENED BY TRAYVON MARTIN

Explaining that issue is key to his defense as jury selection begins Monday in Florida.

8. WHERE TO GET A PEEK AT GAMING'S FUTURE

At this week's Electronic Entertainment Expo in LA, some 46,000 attendees are expected to play, poke and prod new video games and gizmos from some 200 exhibitors.

9. HEAT REBOUNDS IN NBA FINALS

LeBron James overcame a terrible start to finish with 17 points as Miami beat San Antonio 103-84 to tie the series at 1-1.

10. 'KINKY BOOTS' TRIUMPHS AT TONYS

Cyndi Lauper also won for best score for the pop-rock musical, which beat out its closest rival, "Matilda."