British Columbia’s proposed tax on liquefied natural gas provides long-awaited financial clarity to energy companies deciding whether to spend as much as $240 billion to start shipping the fuel from Canada’s Pacific Coast.
David Wise won the inaugural Olympic gold medal in freestyle skiing’s men’s halfpipe, pulling the U.S. even atop the medal standings with the Netherlands, which recorded its fourth speedskating sweep of the Sochi Winter Games in the men’s 10000-meter event.
Ballast Nedam NV, the builder of Amsterdam’s ArenA soccer stadium, fell the most in more than three months after predicting a 2013 operating loss of as much as 30 million euros ($40.1 million), mainly from reorganization expenses and impairment charges.
Rudolf-August Oetker was weeks away from becoming an officer in Nazi Germany’s Waffen-SS when he received word that his mother, two stepsisters and stepfather had been killed by an Allied bomb dropped on their family home in Bielefeld, Germany.
Brendon de Jonge takes a one-stroke lead over Tiger Woods into the final day of the AT&T National, after yesterday’s round was played without no fans after a severe storm toppled trees, shredded tents and littered the course with debris.