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.
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.
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.
October 14, 1997 |
J.T. Granatelli Lubricants in Camarillo has signed an agreement with Lamborghini USA that gives Granatelli exclusive use of the Lamborghini name and logo on all its petroleum-based products. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Granatelli officials said the addition of the Lamborghini name to its line of products has generated widespread interest, particularly in the European, Russian and U.S. markets. Granatelli develops and manufactures petroleum-based motor vehicle performance
December 20, 1986 |
Racet Computes Ltd. of Orange said it has signed an agreement under which Kobe Steel Corp. of Tokyo will develop and distribute its computer products in the Far East. The privately held maker of computer communications equipment said that the agreement calls for Kobe to distribute the devices throughout the Far East through its existing marketing arms.