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Last Update on January 28, 2015 08:06 GMT

IN THE NEWS: FACEBOOK OUTAGE RAISES EYEBROWS

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- For many computer users, it was like one of those times when the power, water -- or even TV service -- goes out. You hardly notice if the outage is just a few minutes. If it's longer, you wonder what's going on -- but once the service is back, you don't give it much thought. The one-hour Facebook outage yesterday gave millions the chance to consider what life would be without the social networking site. Facebook says the outage was a result of internal maintenance that went bad -- and not the result of outside interference. Facebook's last significant outage was nearly 5 years ago.

IN THE NEWS: PRESIDENT SPEAKS ABOUT DRONE THAT LANDED ON WHITE HOUSE GROUNDS

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the drone that wandered onto the White House grounds is a sign that the U.S. needs to update its laws to deal with the spread of the use of commercial and consumer drones. He tells CNN the quadcopter that crashed onto his lawn was the type that is available to consumers at most shopping malls. And he says one of the goals of his administration is to try to craft a way to get the best of using drones -- while eliminating the risks or dangers they might pose.

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