7 things to know now: Depp divorce; spelling bee; Clinton email troubles

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

What to know now:

1. Clinton email: A report by the State Department inspector general criticizes Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, saying Clinton ignored warnings of security concerns and violated federal rules on how government communications were to be handled and preserved. The report also said that when State Department officials raised concerns about the security of the system that was housed in Clinton's New York home, they were ignored and told by a senior official in Clinton's office that  "the matter was not to be discussed any further" and they were "never to speak of the Secretary's personal email system again." The report also mentioned Colin Powell who was Secretary of State under George W. Bush and others who used private email servers to conduct government business.

2. Spelling bee: It's spelling bee time. More than 280 students from around the country are competing in the 89th Scripps National Spelling Bee. The coverage of the bee begins Thursday at 10 a.m. ET on ESPN2. The championship will be  broadcast on ESPN beginning at 8 p.m. The youngest contestant in the competition was a 6-year-old.

3. Depp, Heard splitting: Actor Johnny Depp and his wife, Amber Heard, are reportedly splitting up. Heard filed for divorce from Depp citing irreconcilable differences. The couple married in February 2015.

4. Rocket launch: SpaceX is set to launch a Falcon 9 rocket Thursday that will put a communications satellite into orbit. Then, if all goes according to plans, the rocket's booster will make a landing on an unpiloted drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. They have nailed the landing at sea twice before.

5. Not his real name: Donald Trump admitted on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" that he had used aliases when making business deals, but denied that he pretended to be his  own publicists in an old recording that recently resurfaced. Trump said he used the aliases to keep from paying more money in real estate deals. "I would never want to use my name because you had to pay more money for the land. If you tried to buy land, you used different names," he said.

And one more

The Obama administration is being sued by 11 states over a directive sent to public schools last week that orders the facilities to allow transgender students to use the restrooms that match the gender they identify with. The suit claims the administration has "conspired to turn workplace and educational settings across the country into laboratories for a massive social experiment, flouting the democratic process, and running roughshod over commonsense policies protecting children and basic privacy rights." The states joining  in the lawsuit are Texas, Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, Arizona, Louisiana, Utah and Georgia.

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