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.
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.
November 10, 2013 |
JERUSALEM -- The morning after talks between Iran and six major powers ended in Geneva without an agreement on limiting Tehran's nuclear program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday welcomed the delay. After a harsh statement two days earlier, Netanyahu appeared more sober but still concerned about the emerging deal with Iran . "I am not deluding myself -- there is a strong desire to reach an agreement, I hope not an agreement at any price," he told his cabinet. Over the weekend, Netanyahu warned President Obama and other Western leaders that an agreement to reduce sanctions imposed on Iran was "dangerous to world peace" as long as the Persian Gulf nation retained the capability to enrich uranium and pursue development of plutonium.
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.