September 2, 2014

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Google glitch disrupts search engine, e-mail

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) – Technical problems at Google are preventing an unknown number of people from using its Internet search engine, e-mail and other services.

In a Thursday post on its Web site, the Mountain View-based company reports that a “small subset of users” hasn`t been able to get into their e-mail accounts. Without elaborating, Google says the e-mail trouble might be affecting other services as well.

Northeast Ohio appeared to be one of those service areas affected.

Multiple messages posted on Twitter, a popular information-sharing forum, indicate that people all over the world are having trouble with the Google search engine and e-mail. But other Twitter users say their Google services have been running smoothly.

Google says the company is working to fix the problems.