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  • American Airlines pilot dies during flight

    NEW YORK: An American Airlines pilot became ill and died during a flight from Phoenix to Boston on Monday but the co-pilot was able to safely land the plane, the US carrier said...

    The aircraft, an Airbus A320 with 147 passengers and a five-member crew on board, was diverted to Syracuse Hancock International Airport in New York state...

  • American Airlines to buy stakes in China Southern

    SHANGHAI: Ame­rican Airlines is in advanced talks to buy a $200 million stake in Asia’s biggest airline China Southern, reports said on Thursday, as it looks to get a shoe-in to the country’s huge aviation market...

    American is the world’s biggest airline in terms of revenueby kilometres flown, while China Southern is the fifth largest and number one in Asia, according to the latest available rankings by the International Air...

  • Cotton rates firm up as crop size fears ruled out

    The sentiment was indu­ced by Pakistan Central Cotton Committee’s (PCCC) review which said that no major loss was suffered by the crop and production would be close to official estimates...

    The PCCC cotton review has set aside all fears and apprehensions that were afloat about the size of the crop in the light of heat wave, smog and fog impact, said Naseem Usman, chairman Karachi Cotton Brokers’ Forum...

  • US experts size up Cuba’s untapped oil wealth

    HAVANA: US experts were briefed by Cuban authorities for the first time Wednesday on technical details of a possible partnership to tap Cuba’s deep-sea oil wealth, in another sign of warming ties between the two nations...

    The United States and Cuba in December made a surprise announcement that they would end five decades of Cold War-era bad blood, and move toward normal relations
  • Filipino baker makes life-size cake of Pacquiao

    MANILA: Fans of boxer Manny Pacquiao have a new way of showing how much they love the boxing superstar — by eating him or a life-size replica cake at least...

    The 41-year-old said the biggest challenges were their lack of experience in making life-size statues and formal training in cake design...

  • Increase in size of pictorial warning on cigarettes delayed for two months

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Health Services (NHS) Saira Afzal Tarar on Thursday said the implementation of the decision to enhance the size of pictorial warning on cigarette packets had been delayed for two months...

    On February 11, Ms Tarar had announced that the size of the pictorial warning would be increased from the current 40 per cent to cover 85 per cent of the cigarette packets...

  • Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about Trump inauguration crowd size

    But Kimmel was especially animated about one particular topic — Spicer’s debut in front of the White House press corps back in January, with his statements about Trump’s inauguration crowd size...

    Kimmel pointed out that inaugural crowd size and electoral victory are two very different things, and Spicer admitted many in the White House would have rather focused on other issues...

  • Pope risks joke about Trump’s size

    In one of the lighter moments of his meeting with the US president at the Vatican on Wednesday, Francis made an apparent allusion to Trump’s imposing physical size...

    Against that backdrop, Francis’s diplomatic advisers would no doubt have counselled the outspoken pontiff against any reference to Trump’s size, which came under considerable scrutiny during the US election campaign...

  • Why a consensus on e-commerce market size remains elusive

    KARACHI: Estimates about the size of Pakistan’s e-commerce industry have been many and varied, and there seems to be no ballpark number...

    Part of the reason why some people underestimate the size could be their lack of understanding of the concept of e-commerce, believes Adam Dawood, the managing director of online marketplace Kaymu...

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