Since no one likes to go look at other threads (I made one with these details) I'll post the thread here:
Ok, so I looked around and found a member of the team to be posting about the AUTH server being down.
"Investigating issues with authentication/session servers." - https://twitter.com/KrisJelbring/status/643099498798039040
"Update: The issue has been identified and we're working together with Amazon to resolve it." - https://twitter.com/KrisJelbring/status/643121337200852992
"We're of course very sorry to see this happen during peak hours. Thank you for staying patient!" - https://twitter.com/KrisJelbring/status/643121547570491393