Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks

Ministers from 12 nations negotiating a Pacific Rim trade pact hold a news conference in Lahaina, Hawaii, Friday, July 31, 2015, saying they made significant progress in reaching an agreement. The ministers, from left, are Australia Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb, Brunei Second Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Lim Jock Seng, Canada Minister of International Trade Ed Fast, Chile Director General of International Relations Andres Rebolledo, Japan Economic and Fiscal Policy Minister Akira Amari, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, Malaysia Minister of International Trade and Industry Mustapa Mohamed, Mexico Secretary of the Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, New Zealand Minister of Trade Tim Groser, Peru Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Magali Silva and Singapore Minister for Trade and Industry Hng Kiang Lim. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday.



Greinke, Dodgers beat Angels 5-3 with Guerrero's go-ahead HR

Los Angeles Dodgers' Alex Guerrero, right, celebrates his two-run home run with Yasmani Grandal during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Friday, July 31, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke won his fifth straight decision, Howie Kendrick homered in his first game against his former team, and the Dodgers beat the Angels 5-3 Friday night in the opening game of the Freeway Series.



Wing part arrives in Paris for MH370 link investigation: airport

Paris (AFP) - The wing part from a Boeing 777 that washed up on an Indian Ocean island arrived in Paris Saturday to be handed over to investigators looking for a possible link with missing flight MH370.



Several wildfires blacken dry California's golden hills

Fires approach a home near Lower Lake, Calif., Friday, July 31, 2015. A series of wildfires were intensified by dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires blackening the golden hills of California grew deadly Friday, killing a firefighter on the far northern end of the state while triggering the evacuations of hundreds of people elsewhere.



Kennedy watches wife give birth on FaceTime, then pitches

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Ian Kennedy throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Friday, July 31, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)MIAMI (AP) — Ian Kennedy expected to miss Friday's start against the Miami Marlins to be with his wife Allison, who was in labor with their fourth child.





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