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Summer temperatures will be like 'whiplash', says meteorologist

TORONTO — Temperatures this summer are expected to feel like "whiplash," and may swing between hot and cool over the course of the season, a top meteorologist says.

Seven stories in the news today, May 23

Seven stories in the news for Tuesday, May 23 ——— APPARENT SUICIDE BOMBER AT U.K.

Ottawa sends military aid to help displaced residents of flooded N.L. town

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. — Ottawa is sending military assistance to help the displaced residents of a flooded-ravaged town in central Labrador.
Supreme Court justice takes aim at 'narcissistic populism' in graduation speech

Supreme Court justice takes aim at 'narcissistic populism' in graduation speech

OTTAWA — One of Canada's top judges has made an impassioned plea to the graduating class of law students at an American university to stand against injustice fuelled by "narcissistic populism.

Foul play not suspected in death of boy, 8, found in provincial park

KENORA, Ont. — Foul play is not suspected in the death of an eight-year-old boy who was found in a northwestern Ontario provincial park.
Freeland speech to trumpet Canadian tolerance, but no shouting at Trump please

Freeland speech to trumpet Canadian tolerance, but no shouting at Trump please

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says the world wants Canada to trumpet tolerance and diversity. That's her plan for what is being billed as a major foreign policy speech early next month.
Canadian actor Adam Beach walks a fine line as an ambassador for Canada 150

Canadian actor Adam Beach walks a fine line as an ambassador for Canada 150

WINNIPEG — Canadian actor Adam Beach finds himself walking a fine line after agreeing to be an ambassador for the federal government's Canada 150 celebrations.
T-minus two weeks: Washington braces for impact of Comey comet

T-minus two weeks: Washington braces for impact of Comey comet

Washington is bracing for a high-impact political spectacle. The question on everyone's mind: Whether this incoming political asteroid lands wide of the White House, or slams into it and causes an extinction-level threat to Donald Trump's presidency.
Russia scandal: Why a Washington museum wants the Democratic party's server

Russia scandal: Why a Washington museum wants the Democratic party's server

WASHINGTON — Most of Washington is animated by chatter about the future of the Trump presidency, and whether it might be washed away by the constant drip, drip, drip of leaks related to the Russia election-meddling investigation.
Healthy pets sometimes euthanized for owners' convenience: veterinary groups

Healthy pets sometimes euthanized for owners' convenience: veterinary groups

HALIFAX — Animal advocates are calling for an end to the euthanization of healthy pets purely for their owners' convenience, a practice Canadian veterinarians acknowledge is an unfortunate fact of their profession.