While the jury still deliberates, former St. Paul's School student Owen Labrie, left, leaves the Merrimack Superior Court at the end of day with security in tow Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Concord, N.H. Labrie is charged with raping a 15-year-old freshman as part of Senior Salute, in which seniors try to romance and have intercourse with underclassmen before leaving the prestigious St. Paul's School in Concord. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter, Pool)

Former prep school student convicted of sex charges

A jury took eight hours to reach its verdict in the case against 19-year-old Owen Labrie, of Tunbridge, Vermont, who was accused of forcing himself on the girl in a dark and noisy mechanical room at St. Paul’s School.

FILE - In this May 18, 2012 file photo, a man surfs the Facebook site on his mobile phone in Mumbai, India. Anyone might have been some of the billion people who logged in to Facebook on Monday Aug. 24, 2015. It was a big symbolic milestone for the world’s biggest online social network, which boasts nearly 1.5 billion users who log in at least once a month. CEO Mark Zuckerberg market the occasion with a Facebook post.  (AP Photo/ Rajanish Kakade)

What’s in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day

A billion people logged in to Facebook on a single day this week, marking the first time that many members used the world’s largest online social network in a 24-hour period. The number amounts to one-seventh of the Earth’s population.