7 things to know now: Clinton emails; Disney alligator report; 'Madden 17' drop

Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today.

What to know now:

1. More emails from Clinton: Emails released Monday from when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, show a myriad of requests were made of the department by Clinton Foundation donors, and that those requests were funneled through her top aide, Huma Abedin. The emails show Abedin asked other aides and Clinton herself how she should respond to the requests for favors. Some were granted and some not, the emails -- 725 pages of correspondence from Abedin released as part of a lawsuit by the conservative group Judicial Watch -- show. Also on Monday, a federal judge ordered the State Department to organize a timetable for the release of 15,000 new emails – separate from the Judicial Watch batch -- that were uncovered during an FBI investigation.

2. Carter thought he had only weeks: Former President Jimmy Carter said he believes that both presidential candidates are "quite unpopular," but he's made a choice. "I'm a Democrat, and I'll be voting Democratic." Carter also said Monday in an interview with The Associated Press that when he received a diagnosis of cancer in his liver last year he believed he had only weeks to live. "Now I feel pretty certain about my cure and the cancer being in remission, but the doctors are still keeping an eye on me," he said.

3. Boy's death at Disney: A report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission released Monday said the death of a 2-year-old boy killed by an alligator behind a Walt Disney World hotel was an incident that would have been difficult to predict. The attack that took the life of Lane Graves was a predatory event, the report said, not one caused by human behavior. The Graves family was on the beach to watch a movie and their son was getting a bucket of water from the lake to make sandcastles when the alligator grabbed the boy. According to the report, the boy's father went into the water to try to get the child out of the alligator's mouth, but was unsuccessful.

4. Obama to Baton Rouge: President Obama is set to visit flood-ravaged areas around Baton Rouge. La., on Tuesday. The president had been criticized by some for not leaving a Martha's Vineyard vacation and going to Louisiana earlier. The governor of Louisiana said he preferred the president not come before Tuesday so as not  to stretch police resources necessary to keep recovery efforts moving forward.

 5. Bergdahl motion: Attorneys for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will argue in a military court Tuesday that comments made by Arizona Sen. John McCain tainted the case against their client. McCain publically disputed Bergdahl's story of capture by Taliban forces, and vowed to examine the case after it is concluded in a military court. Bergdahl was released in exchange for five Taliban operatives being held in the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center.

And one more

Are you ready for some football – the video game kind? If so, you're in luck today as "Madden NFL 17" will be released for download Tuesday. The "Madden NFL" series is one of EA Sports' most popular.

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