Adrian Farrington Sr. told CBS News he tried to save his 6-year-old son A.J’s life after the storm hit their home on Abaco Island in the northwestern Bahamas. Continue reading
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Jessica is a National Online Journalist with the Globalnews.ca breaking news team. She writes frequently about business, finance consumer trends and the Canadian innovation economy.
Jessica has been a journalist since the age of 15, when she talked the editors of a local paper into giving her a monthly column. Since then, her work has been seen in outlets like TechVibes, MobileSyrup, the Financial Post and CBC Radio, among others. In 2017, she graduated from the Ryerson School of Journalism, where she specialized in multimedia journalism. She’s currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Ryerson’s Ted Rogers School of Management.
She’s worked in a wide variety of digital mediums. Before joining Global, she spearheaded the Business section for Canada’s largest technology news site, MobileSyrup.com. During her time there, she reported on quarterly earnings reports, IPOs, major investments and other strategic moves made by major Canadian and American tech companies. She also wrote often about Canada’s innovation policy, the rise of artificial intelligence, and the changing face of Canadian transportation through ride sharing and autonomous cars.
She’s interested in finance, technology, digital policy, and the different forces at work in the market today.
The Canadian Hurricane Centre says the most likely path would see Dorian pass just south of the Maritimes on Saturday, pushing through eastern Nova Scotia later in the day. Continue reading →
Storm surge, an abnormal rise in water levels above expected levels, is often considered the “greatest threat to life and property” from a hurricane. Continue reading →
In a move that was supposed to demonstrate the French government’s commitment to ending domestic violence, President Emmanuel Macron listened in on calls being taken by a hotline operator. Continue reading →
After several days of hovering over the Bahamas and leaving massive damage in its wake, hurricane Dorian appears to be finally moving on. But where is it going? Continue reading →
The resolution said that in addition to declaring the NRA a terrorist organization, the city should limit the contractual relationships its vendors have with the NRA. Continue reading →
Scientists working on the Chang’e-4 mission were about to power down the rover for a “nap” when they noticed a crater with a strange substance depicted on Yutu-2’s main camera. Continue reading →
Macrobdella mimicas has three muscular jaws and each one is lined with between 56 and 59 teeth — totalling approximately 200 teeth in total. Continue reading →
A legal dispute between a NASA astronaut and her estranged wife has raised questions about which laws apply if a person is charged with committing a crime in space. Continue reading →
In the court filing, two California counties cite the “irreparable harm” they say the public charge bill is already inflicting on residents. Continue reading →
A new RBC report outlines automation and data analytics as “game-changer” technologies in the agriculture space. Continue reading →
Satellite images taken from the International Space Station prove that the 2019 fire season has been Brazil’s most active since 2010, NASA said. Continue reading →
Fires in the Amazon have surged by 83 per cent compared to the same period a year earlier, government figures show, and environmentalists blamed the sharp rise on farmers setting the forest alight to clear land for pasture. Continue reading →
Factories are slumping, many businesses are paralyzed, global growth is sputtering and the world’s two mightiest economies are in the grip of a dangerous trade war. Continue reading →
Several countries, including China and Russia, have a vested interest in Greenland. Continue reading →