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breaking news Line breaks: break|ing news

Definition of breaking news in English:


[mass noun]
Newly received information about an event that is currently occurring or developing: some breaking news now of a rescue situation in California the announcement will likely be the lead story for the broadcast, barring other major breaking news
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  • While he celebrated the blogger's ability to uncover breaking news, he noted that a blog's inherent bias might be detrimental to the reader.
  • What they have always done well is cover breaking news and fast moving events.
  • The online news sites are useful for a quick check of breaking news, but I am looking for something more.

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