The British actor known for his explosive turns in films from "Made in Britain" to "Pulp Fiction" is tense and taciturn as a nurse who cares for the dying in the English-language debut of Mexican director Michel Franco. Roth, who stars in Quentin Tarantino's upcoming film, "The Hateful Eight," said he wanted to make sure that his strong presence did not overwhelm the movie that Franco planned to make. "It's a non-vanity film," Roth told reporters Friday in Cannes.
(Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday, ahead of domestic inflation and retail sales data. Inflation is expected to have cooled to an annual 1 percent rate in April, while the core measure is seen holding at a firmer 2.4 percent. Retail sales, to be released at the same time, are expected to have increased by a modest 0.3 percent in March. Inflation and retail sales data is due at 8:30 a.m. ET . June futures on the S&P TSX index were up 0.34 percent at 7:20 a.m. ET. ...
After two and a half years, the Phoenix Sun will finally be leaving the port of Sorel-Tracy, after being authorized by Transport Canada to leave the downtown dock on Friday. People in the City of Sorel-Tracy are so pleased about the ship's departure, they're popping champagne on the dock as a celebration. The rusted 186-metre freighter has been docked atÂ Sorel-TracyÂ since Nov. 2012, and residents had initiated a petition to have it removed.
Mazda Motor Corp and Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Friday they would recall about 624,000 more vehicles to replace air bag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp , following similar moves last week by domestic automakers. Mazda said it was recalling about 112,000 vehicles including the Atenza sedan, Bongo van and two models it builds for Nissan Motor Co and Mitsubishi Motors.
Malaysian state energy firm Petronas said on Friday it will announce a "conditional" final investment decision on its proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal in Canada in the coming weeks. "With this recent development, we are looking to achieve a conditional final investment decision in the coming weeks," President and Group Chief Executive Officer Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin said at a press conference where the company announced its first-quarter earnings. "We will continue to have constructive engagements with the First Nation, and keep all avenues open as we move forward with our project," he added.
Random checks of pilots' psychological fitness could help reduce risks in the aviation sector, Lufthansa Chief Executive Carsten Spohr said in his first newspaper interview since the crash of a Germanwings plane in March. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on Friday cited Spohr as saying surprise checks were a possible way to reduce uncertainty over whether pilots suffer from any mental health issues. Voice and data recordings from the Germanwings flight on March 24 show co-pilot Andreas Lubitz locked the captain out of the cockpit and set the plane on course to crash into the French Alps, killing all 150 on board.
China is likely to hold a 25-30 percent stake in the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) while India will be the second-biggest shareholder, delegates said on Friday after a three-day meeting of the bank's founding member-nations. AIIB said in a statement that it expected to be operational by the end of the year. China's share in the $100 billion lender would be less than 30 percent, an Asian delegate told Reuters.