Police operation under way in Katoomba, people told to avoid area
Police are currently undertaking an operation in Katoomba and are advising people to avoid the area.
Police and fire crews are blocking off Lurline Street.
A police spokeswoman said she was unable to provide any further information while the operation was ongoing.
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Man fatally shot in downtown Manhattan
A 36-year-old man was fatally shot in lower Manhattan on Monday night, police said.
The man was struck once in the abdomen at around 8:40 p.m. on the southeast corner of 3rd Street and Avenue C in the East Village, the NYPD said.
He was taken to Beth Israel hospital and pronounced dead.
Three men were seen fleeing the scene, cops said. An investigation is ongoing.
Several locals called 911 to report the shooting, including one person who said the victim had been on a bicycle when he was struck, law enforcement sources said.
Neighbors reported hearing between 6 and 10 shots being fired, according to the sources.
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Mets fire GM Jared Porter over sexting scandal
The Mets fired GM Jared Porter on Tuesday morning after a sexting scandal was brought to light.
“We have terminated Jared Porter this morning,” owner Steve Cohen tweeted. “In my initial press conference I spoke about the importance of integrity and I meant it. There should be zero tolerance for this type of behavior.”
Porter, who was hired by Mets team president Sandy Alderson this offseason, sent the texts to a foreign female reporter in 2016 when he was running the Cubs scouting department.
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Sarah Trott Breaks Silence on Wild 'Bachelor' Drama: "Real Queen's Fix Each Other's Crowns"
Last night’s episode of The Bachelor was truly doing the most—and I’m not just talking about Chris Harrison casually revealing that he’s been moonlighting as an erotic romance novelist. The situation at the resort spiraled to new levels of extra thanks to Sarah crashing Matt’s group date—enraging the rest of his contestants, and dividing Bachelor Nation, in the process.
The Tweets About Jungkook’s Exposed Tattoo Sleeve On ‘BTS RUN’ Are All Over The Place
ARMYs are finally getting a good look at Jungkook’s ink. The BTS boys released a new episode of BTS RUN on Jan. 19, and fans are losing it over the segment. Not only did the bandmates cook up a storm together, but Jungkook’s sleeve took center stage. It was not ~casual~ at all, and, understandably, the tweets about Jungkook’s exposed tattoo sleeve on BTS RUN have no chill.
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These Photos Of BTS’ Jungkook’s New Microphone Tattoo Are Stunning
ARMYs, The day has come: Jungkook finally exposed his tattooed sleeve, revealing new pieces of ink underneath. Usually, his tats are either covered or censored, but the new episode of Run BTS! shows them clear as day. As it turns out, he’s got more than fans initially thought. These photos of BTS’ Jungkook’s new microphone tattoo are blowing everyone’s minds. It’s a big piece, so fans can’t believe they missed it before.
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Ana de Armas Got Post-Breakup Bangs
Nothing says “I’m moving on” quite like a fresh set of bangs.
Following the news of her breakup from fellow actor and her Deep Water costar, Ben Affleck, fans of Ana de Armas were quick to notice that the actress recently debuted a chic new hair look. In screenshot images taken from a recent YouTube video, in which the actress relays a message in Spanish to a friend, de Armas can be seen wearing her signature brunette locks in a short, chin-length bob, complete with micro fringe framing her forehead.
What’s Coming To Netflix In February 2021? The Show & Movie Lineup Is So Good
Netflix kicked off 2021 with a big promise: to deliver at least one brand-new film per week for every week of the year. On the series side, the streamer also started strong, with the January debut of Cobra Kai Season 3 making fans very happy. Now, the following month is looking to come in strong on the follow up. So, what’s coming to Netflix in February 2021? Love and drama are on the menu.
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Black Sabbath To Reissue Classic Ronnie James Dio-Fronted Albums
Black Sabbath have announced deluxe reissues of their albums, Heaven and Hell and Mob Rules, released in 1980 and 1981, respectively.
Both albums feature Ronnie James Dio as the lead vocalist, as co-founder and original frontman, Ozzy Ozbourne had been fired from the band in 1979.
Dio parted ways with the band in 1982 and went onto found his namesake band, Dio. He later returned to the band in 1992 for the album Dehumanizer.
Live versions of the title tracks of both albums are now available to be streamed on digital outlets. The deluxe set is due out on March 5.