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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- It's not exactly breaking news that our world is becoming increasingly wireless.
- The format will be rolling news all day, with bulletins every 20 minutes and a strong focus on breaking news - any show will be interrupted for a breaking story.
- This site is the best place for breaking news on technology and the Internet.
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