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.
November 24, 2013 |
KABUL, Afghanistan - In a dramatic face-to-face rebuke to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a grand council of Afghan dignitaries voted Sunday to approve a proposed 10-year security agreement with the United States by the end of the year, agreeing to an American-imposed deadline. The white-bearded chairman of the council, known as a loya jirga , told Karzai he miscalculated when the Afghan president demanded a delay in signing the agreement until next spring. Chairman Sibghatullah Mojaddedi lectured Karzai, warning that if he delays signing the agreement, "I'll resign and leave the country.
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.