Facebook goes down for some U.S. users

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 3 Wed Sep 3, 2014 3:59pm EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc went down for an unknown number of U.S. users on Wednesday afternoon, in what appeared to be the latest outage to affect the world's largest social network.

Several users reported getting an error message, "unable to connect to the Internet" when attempting to sign in. (Reporting by San Francisco newsroom; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)


After wave of QE, onus shifts to leaders to boost economy

DAVOS, Switzerland - Central banks have done their best to rescue the world economy by printing money and politicians must now act fast to enact structural reforms and pro-investment policies to boost growth, central bankers said on Saturday.