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  • Last update: 9 months ago
  • Version: 3.6.15
  • Size: 7.69M
  • Compatibility: 2.3.3 and up
  • Author: NBC News Digital LLC
  • Content rating: Rated for 18+
  • Package name: com.breakingnews
  • Last update: 9 months ago
  • Version: 3.12.0
  • Size: 24.5 MB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
  • Author: NBC News Digital, LLC
  • Content rating: You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
  • Languages: English, French
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Breaking News Description


Get a jump on the news with Breaking News, the fastest source of reliable reporting in the world. Trusted by the largest newsrooms and governments, Breaking News surfaces stories in seconds -- even breaking stories near you, wherever you go.

Now you can join our global community and help people around you by sharing a tip when you see a breaking story.

Here's what you can do with the Breaking News app:

• Discover when news breaks 14 minutes ahead of other news apps on average
• See verified reporting from social media and hundreds of news sources
• Get just the alerts you want by following what's important to you
• NEW: Quickly tip people around you when you see news nearby
• NEW: See news and tips near you and avoid potential danger or delays
• Receive a proximity alert when a major story breaks near your location
• Watch live video from the scene of breaking stories
• Get inside guidance from our 24/7 editorial team
• Alert your friends over Facebook, Twitter, text and email
• See news and get alerts on your Android Wear device
• Do everything with no registration required!

"Indispensable" - The Verge
"The best app I have" - U.S. Senator John McCain
"Gold standard for news aggregation" - Fast Company
"Best apps to catch breaking news" - Wall Street Journal

If you have any issues or suggestions, please email us at and we'll get back to you right away.

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(5 715)

Breaking News Version History

  • Breaking News v.3.6.14 for Android 2.3.4+ Nov. 28, 2016
  • Breaking News v.3.6.13 for Android 2.3.4+ Oct. 16, 2016
  • Breaking News v.3.6.12 for Android 2.3.4+ Oct. 02, 2016
  • Breaking News v.3.6.11 for Android 2.3.4+ Sep. 26, 2016
  • Breaking News v.3.6.10 for Android 2.3.4+ Sep. 13, 2016
  • Breaking News v.3.6.7 for Android 2.3.4+ Aug. 14, 2016
  • Breaking News v.3.6.6 for Android 2.3.4+ Jul. 28, 2016
  • Breaking News v.3.6.5 for Android 2.3.4+ Jul. 25, 2016
  • Breaking News v.3.6.4 for Android 2.3.4+ Jun. 29, 2016
  • Breaking News v.3.6.3 for Android 2.3.4+ Jun. 19, 2016
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  • JP
    John Paul nwabueze
    11 months ago
    I want to be back in time for more information
  • JP
    John Paul nwabueze
    11 months ago
    I want to be back in time for Iformetion news
  • M
    11 months ago
    wonderful site
  • F
    2 years ago
    Actually,it requires a lot of system resources, also it runs very slow, as for me me.I don't recommend.Actually,it requires a lot of system resources, also it runs very slow, as for me me.I don't recommend.noit requires a lot of system resources

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