November 21, 1985 |
The Senate today approved a long-delayed agreement providing for nuclear technology cooperation between the United States and China. The voice vote approval came without audible dissent. A resolution approving the agreement is still pending in the House, but the accord will take effect Dec. 11 nonetheless, since it could have been blocked only if the House and Senate both voted against it.
May 10, 1985
The United States and Japan have signed an agreement calling for cooperation in the preliminary design of part of America's planned $8-billion space station, NASA announced. Under the agreement, Japan will develop a laboratory module and an exposed work deck that would be attached to the modular space station to be assembled in orbit in 1993. The memorandum of understanding covers two years of design work. Japan is expected to spend $22 million in the design phase.
February 20, 2014 |
WASHINGTON -- One of the founders of GOProud, a gay Republican organization, has resigned from the board after accusing the group's new leadership of allowing themselves to be used as "stooges" by antigay conservatives. Chris Barron, who helped create GOProud in 2009, condemned the current directors for touting an agreement that only allowed for limited GOProud participation at the American Conservative Union's annual Conservative Political Action Conference. In 2010 and 2011, GOProud, which bills itself as a conservative alternative to Log Cabin Republicans, served as a CPAC sponsor.
August 12, 1986
Former UCLA star Irv Eatman, the All-USFL offensive tackle of the Baltimore Stars, has reached agreement on a contract with the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs.
March 14, 1985 |
A man who changed his name to Coke-Is-It because his old one was frequently mispronounced has reached an agreement with the Coca-Cola Co., which holds a trademark on the advertising slogan, the company said today. Frederick Koch, 54, of West Brattleboro, Vt., changed his name legally to Coke-Is-It in November, saying he was tired of hearing people pronounce his name as "Kotch" or "Cook." Coca-Cola filed an appeal in Windham (Vt.
June 11, 1987
County plans for commercial development of Bonelli Regional Park is prohibited under a 1971 agreement that created the park's joint-powers authority, an advisory commission has said. According to the agreement, the park is to be used as a regional recreational facility oriented toward major aquatic sports, camping, picnicking, riding, archery and golf, according to members of the Frank G. Bonelli Regional County Park and Recreation Area Authority Commission.
September 27, 1994
Tekelec, a Calabasas-based supplier of communication diagnostic and switching systems, said AT & T Network Systems, a unit of the AT & T Corp., has agreed to distribute Tekelec telephone-switching equipment. Under the agreement, AT & T will distribute Tekelec's Eagle signal transfer point products--switches that help set up telephone calls, verify calling card numbers and route 800 number calls, among other functions. Financial terms of the agreement were not released.