Disney Hit With Anti-Trust Complaint in South Korea Over 'Frozen 2' "Monopoly"
An NGO based in Seoul has alleged that the film occupied 88 percent of local screens on its opening day, violating Korea's anti-monopoly laws. The inquiry into the Disney release is expected to further inflame the debate over major studio dominance of the country's film market.Since its release on Nov. 23, Frozen 2 has earned $61.2 million in Korea. The sizeable haul makes Korea the film's third largest market worldwide, trailing only North America ($287.6 million) and China ($90.5 million) — an impressive feat for a country of just 51 million people.
Halifax Regional Police have confirmed that an official complaint has been filed in connection with an arrest they made on Quinpool Road on Dec. 4.
The arrest was caught on camera and it showed a conducted energy weapon being deployed on a man as officers attempted to arrest him.
The video was shared widely on social media and came only days after Halifax police issued a formal apology to Nova Scotia’s Black community over the.
Police said on Dec. 4 that at 3:35 p.m., officers in the area observed a truck being driven in an “unsafe manner.”
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A spokesperson for Halifax police said the truck collided with two vehicles, one of which was parked, as it attempted to change lanes.
The truck and the driver of the moving vehicle pulled over to the side of the road, where police began a collision investigation.
Wandering camel, cow, donkey to be featured in live Nativity
A camel, cow and donkey that were found roaming together along a Kansas road have been booked to appear in a Christmas Nativity scene. The trio will be the celebrity guests Saturday during a holiday event at the Tanganyika Wildlife Park, The Wichita Eagle reports. Sully the camel, Gus the donkey and Rufus the cow made headlines last month when the Goddard Police Department asked for help in a Facebook post locating the owners of the “three friends traveling together (towards a Northern star).
As a result of the investigation the man, who is Black, was issued a summary offence ticket for driving unsafely.
Police said the man then physically confronted the responding officers.
A video obtained by Global News shows security footage leading up to the confrontation.
There is no audio accompanying the video and the actions of the police and the man are partially blocked by a vehicle.
Halifax Regional Police said additional police officers responded to the scene to provide assistance.
One officer eventually deployed a conducted energy weapon to restrain the man.
The man was taken into custody and police said he will be facing charges of assaulting police. He has since been released on a promise to appear.
Halifax police said last week that the incident remains under investigation.
-With files from Alexander Quon
Steelers' Kelly faces charges after police called to bar .
Pittsburgh Steelers reserve safety Kameron Kelly is facing multiple charges following an alleged altercation with police at a bar on Friday morning. The 23-year-old Kelly was charged with two counts of making terroristic threats and one count of resisting arrest after authorities said he became combative after refusing to leave Mario's South Side Saloon. According to the criminal complaint, police were called to the bar after an employee reported Kelly for becoming disorderly. Police say the employee told them Kelly had threatened to punch him for skipping Kelly's selection on the jukebox.