Daily Digest: Bad weather, Wimbledon woes and Jessica Simpson

A powerful storm cell that tracked through the Prairies on Saturday night produced three reported...

A powerful storm cell that tracked through the Prairies on Saturday night produced three reported tornadoes, baseball-sized hail and a torrential downpour. (Via Braydon Morisseau/@BraydonMoreSo)

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


1. Search turns to pond

The search for a little Calgary boy and his grandparents brought police to a pond on a property north of Airdrie, Alta.

Nathan O'Brien and his grandparents Alvin and Kathy Liknes have been missing for a week as of Sunday night.

Police dismantled the scene hours later.


2. Canadians Wimble-done for now

Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard made history in making it to the Wimbledon final last week, but it ended in a loss to Czech tennis star Petra Kvitova.

In the semi-final, Milos Raonic lost to Swiss legend Roger Federer, who would go on to win the tournament.

This definitely won’t be the last you see of either Canadian tennis star. Here’s 20 things you may not know about them.


3. Jessica Simpson marries

The biggest news out of the world of entertainment this weekend is that Jessica Simpson has married former football player Eric Johnson.

The couple has a one-year-old son and a two-year-old daughter.


4. Storm season

There’s been nasty weather all over the country in the last little while, with parts of the East coast in the dark thanks to Hurricane Arthur over the weekend and flood-soaked Manitoba grappling with hail and tornadoes.

Today, parts of Southern Ontario are under a severe thunderstorm watch.

We’ll be following the story live here today.


5. Lac-Megantic: One year later

Last weekend the town of Lac-Megantic marked one year since the rail disaster that levelled the downtown and killed nearly 50 people.

Here are some highlights from the ceremony:


People touch a memorial monument after a memorial mass at the Sainte-Agnes church in Lac-Megantic, Que., on July 6, 2014. (REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger)

Click here for more images of Lac-Megantic remembering the deadly train explosion

- With Files from QMI Agency and WENN.com


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