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  1. breaking news(Noun)

    News that has either just happened or is currently happening. Breaking news articles may contain incomplete information, factual errors, or poor editing because of a rush to publication.


  1. Breaking news

    Breaking news, also known as a special report or news bulletin, is a current event that broadcasters feel warrants the interruption of scheduled programming and/or current news in order to report its details. Many times, breaking news is used after the news network has already reported on this story. When a story has not been reported on previously, the graphic and phrase Just In is sometimes used instead. Its use is often loosely assigned to the most significant story of the moment or a story that is being covered live. It could be a story that is simply of wide interest to viewers and has little impact otherwise.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of breaking news in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of breaking news in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Greta Rybus:

    I felt like I had stumbled onto a breaking news scene.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    My political team saw CNN's report breaking news and they forwarded that news to our volunteers, it was being covered on live television.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Breaking news is often to break the audience views on the real issues that require top authority's due attention and their immediate solution.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    Last night when our political team saw the CNN post saying that Dr. Carson was not carrying on to New Hampshire and South Carolina, our campaign updated grassroots leaders just as we would with any breaking news story.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    The allegations of somehow fraud -- the last I checked, passing on news stories about breaking news that is true and accurate is, and should, be part of the democratic process. And all of the rest of it is just silly noise.

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