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  • American Air will charge for solo 12-14 year olds Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 8:36 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas— American Airlines says it will charge a $150 fee each way for minors between 12 and 14 who fly alone. The two merged in December to form American Airlines Group Inc..

  • *U.S. crude futures for October delivery fell 6 cents to trade at $93.90 a barrel as of 0004 GMT. *An Iraqi Kurdish crude oil tanker has reappeared off the coast of Israel having offloaded its cargo, ship tracking data on Reuters showed, in the latest sign the autonomous region is finding buyers for its oil in defiance of Baghdad.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 22- London copper held steady on Friday but was eyeing its biggest weekly gain since early July on brightening prospects over global growth, but caution over China's stuttering property markets kept traders cautious and capped gains.

  • TOKYO, Aug 22- Asian shares rose in early trading on Friday, after upbeat U.S. data sparked another record close on Wall Street. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent in early trading, on track for a weekly gain of 0.4 percent.

  • *ECB Draghi also due to speak at Jackson Hole. SYDNEY, Aug 22- The dollar hovered just below its 2014 peak against a basket of major currencies early on Friday, with bulls turning cautious ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 21- The U.S. government is tightening restrictions on hydrocodone, an opioid painkiller contained in Vicodin and other addictive drugs. The move comes as health and law enforcement officials try to curb a rising tide of prescription drug abuse.

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, Aug 21- A clutch of states including California, New York and Illinois will share in a mini-bonanza from the $16.65 billion settlement agreed by Bank of America Corp on Thursday.

  • Aeropostale slumps on 2Q loss and 3Q outlook Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:54 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Aeropostale Inc. on Thursday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $63.8 million, and its shares fell in extended trading after the company forecast a bigger-than-expected loss for the current quarter.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Aug 21- Enbridge Inc, Canada's largest pipeline company, might be able to circumvent a delay in U.S. approvals for plans to nearly double the size of its Alberta Clipper line taking oil sands crude to the Midwest, saying it can put the oil in another pipeline to cross the border.

  • Man in mystery selfie comes forward in LA County Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif.— The couple whose selfie was snapped with a Southern California burglary victim's phone has been identified, authorities said Thursday. Investigators have not released the man's name, but Larry Beltran Jr. told KNBC-TV that he and his girlfriend are the people in the photo.

  • Aug 21- The holders of $5.2 billion of Detroit water and sewer revenue bonds turned in only 28.34 percent of the debt for repurchase before Thursday's expiration of the city's tender offer, according to tender agent data. Robert Apfel, Bondholder Communications president, said official results would be announced by Detroit on Friday.

  • DETROIT, Aug 21- Chrysler Group is planning an extensive facelift of its full-size Ram 1500 pickup in spring 2017, but has no firm plans to follow rivals General Motors and Ford Motor Co in replacing steel body panels with aluminum until a complete redesign after 2020, industry sources told Reuters.

  • Final Glance: Specialty Retail companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Autozone Inc. fell$. 18 or percent, to $537.78. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 02 or percent, to $63.74. Best Buy fell$. 21 or. 7 percent, to $31.13.

  • Final Glance: Restaurant companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Brinker International Inc. rose$. 22 or. 5 percent, to $48.67. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $2.66 or. 4 percent, to $681.07. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 02 or percent, to $47.45.

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. rose$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $64.81. Kimberly-Clark Corp. rose$. 61 or. 6 percent, to $109.18. Procter& Gamble Co. rose$. 47 or. 6 percent, to $83.28.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $3.26. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 22 or 1.5 percent, to $14.03. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 33 or 3.5 percent, to $9.07.

  • Final Glance: Department Store Retail companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Kohl's Corp. rose$. 41 or. 7 percent, to $59.29. Macy's Inc. rose$. 61 or 1.0 percent, to $60.70. Nordstrom rose$. 54 or. 8 percent, to $68.93.

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    eBay rose $2.49 or 4.7 percent, to $55.89. Groupon Inc. fell$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.23. LinkedIn Corp. rose $1.28 or. 6 percent, to $219.20.

  • Final Glance: Drugstore companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    CVSCaremark fell$. 63 or. 8 percent, to $78.98. Rite Aid fell$. 03 or. 5 percent, to $6.40. Walgreen fell$. 93 or 1.5 percent, to $61.07.

  • Final Glance: Computer companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Apple Inc s rose$. 01 or percent, to $100.58. Hewlett Packard Co. rose $1.88 or 5.4 percent, to $37.00. International Business Machines Corp. rose $1.13 or. 6 percent, to $191.23.