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breaking news (ˈbreɪkɪŋ njuːz) 



  1. (journalism) news of events that have taken place very recently or are in the process of taking place   ⇒ The network provides breaking news from around the world., The Herald was first with breaking news on the story.

Example Sentences Including 'breaking news'

Instead of making or breaking news , talk radio basically borrows it.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
Sign up now and get the top breaking news stories plus top Reading/ Leeds Carling Weekend stories as they happen texted straight to you.
NME (New Musical Express) (2002)
TSN will air war alerts at the bottom of its screen advising viewers to catch breaking news on CTV, which owns TSN.
Globe and Mail (2003)
We huddled around the tape deck, as if listening to breaking news.
Christopher Merrill JOURNEY TO THE HOLY MOUNTAIN: Meditations on Mount Athos (2004)


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