US trade deficit drops to $41.9 billion in July, smallest in 5 months

...Thursday. Exports were up a small 0.4 percent to $188.5 billion, helped by stronger sales of U.S.-made autos and machinery, while imports declined 1.1 percent to $230.4 billion.So far this year, the deficit is running 3.6 percent above...

Search narrows for missing student's body

...County. Bracewell's daughter, who inherited the property, gave law enforcement officials permission to bring in heavy machinery to clear paths to the key locations, authorities said.Searchers had examined three wells by Wednesday, one which was still...

Japan trade deficit widens as export growth slows

...the recovery amid weakening demand in China for chemicals, machinery and electronics.Though exports rose 7.6 percent from a...Japanese manufacturing - was nearly flat while exports of machinery fell 12.3 percent and exports of chemicals fell nearly 11...

Berckmans Road construction on schedule officials say

...on what used to be patron parking for the Masters Tournament.Also visible in the fields next to Berckmans Road are heavy machinery, construction workers and the first resemblance of a road.But for Augusta Area Pro ject Manager Aaron Kas priskie, it's...

Impact from China's currency devaluation and slowing economy being felt around the globe

...economists are mainly shrugging off the likely impact on local exporters. That country's makers of autos and industrial machinery, which depend on China's market, are unlikely to be hurt much by the yuan's drop.A bigger threat is the fundamental...

West Coast trouble helps Georgia ports break records

...exported.Break-bulk cargo including automobiles and heavy machinery finished the fiscal year up 7.6 percent at a total 2.8...tons. That included a record 714,021 units of autos and machinery, most of which moved through the Port of Brunswick.Foltz...

US productivity growth rebounds to 1.3 pct. in 2nd quarter

...Productivity should increase as they learn to do so. And still others point out that companies have been reluctant since the recession to invest in large equipment such as industrial machinery, which could boost their employees' productivity.

Some stem cells heal differently, researchers said

...real power of these cells comes from their ability to regulate the immune response and spark the body's own regenerative machinery, leading researchers said.The key will be what kind of cells are given and when they are used.Georgia Regents Univer...

US trade deficit widens in May as exports struggle

...WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly in May, reflecting declines in sales of American-made aircraft and machinery as exports continued to suffer from a strong dollar.The deficit increased 2.9 percent to $41.9 billion in May, up...

Former Nazi and Auschwitz camp soldier, now 94, convicted of his work at death camp in WWII

...at the death camp, for which he has been dubbed the "accountant of Auschwitz," Kompisch said Groening was part of the "machinery of death," helping the camp function and also collecting money stolen from the victims to help the Nazi cause.Though he...