Daily digest: Genie and Milos, a Twitter hack and the proud Whopper

Canada's Milos Raonic returns to Australia's Nick Kyrgios during their men's singles quarter-final...

Canada's Milos Raonic returns to Australia's Nick Kyrgios during their men's singles quarter-final match on day nine of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK

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Here’s a roundup of news and other tidbits to get you started today.


1. Police still searching for family

Calgary police say they've obtained evidence from witnesses and video in the search for a boy and his grandparents, who have been missing for days.

"We have no suspects we can name but we have information that's allowed us to move forward," Staff Sgt. Doug Andrus said at a press conference yesterday.

Nathan O'Brien and his grandparents Alvin and Kathy Liknes have been missing Sunday night.


2. Genie scores at Wimbledon

Yesterday Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard made history at Wimbledon, and today we find out if our Milos Raonic will be successful too.

Bouchard beat Romania’s Simona Halep to advance to the final round of the tournament. (After winning she was asked stupid questions about Justin Bieber.)

Raonic will take on Roger Federer today at 11:00 ET.

Meanwhile, here’s an introduction to the rising stars behind the racquets.


3. ‘Glee’ star’s Twitter hacked

Actor Chris Colfer did not get fired from hit show Glee but he says he did have his Twitter account hacked.

"Due to personal issues, I have been let go from the cast of Glee. Explanations will come shortly..." the tweet read.

His rep confirms he’ll be back for the final season of the show.


4. America celebrates fourth of July

America celebrates Independence Day today - and we’re celebrating by swallowing our pride and saluting the things America does better than Canada.

Here’s 10 U.S. things we wish we had here.


(Reuters files)

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And when you’re done, here’s an interactive quiz where you have to guess which famous Canadians are actually American.


5. Proud whopper gets mixed reaction

Is Burger King a sincere supporter of LGBT rights, or are they just trying to sell burgers to a younger, liberal crowd?

Those are the types of questions being asked about the new proud whopper, which went on sale in San Francisco this week.

The burger is the same ol’ whopper, but the rainbow wrapper reads, "We are all the same inside."


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- With Files from Reuters, QMI Agency, AFP Relaxnews and WENN.com


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