Indonesian groups protest Rohingya persecution

Police have put on a show of force, blocking streets around the embassy with vehicles and barriers. Jakarta police spokesman Argo Yuwono says up to 6,000 personnel are deployed to ensure security.

Rights group finds ‘assembly line’ of torture in Egypt

In a 63-page report released Wednesday, Human Rights Watch says el-Sissi, a U.S. ally who was warmly received at the White House earlier this year, is pursuing stability “at any cost,” and has allowed the widespread torture of detainees despite it being outlawed by the Egyptian constitution.

Report: Red Sox used Apple Watch to steal Yankees’ signs

The first-place Red Sox admitted to Major League Baseball that they used an Apple Watch to relay signals from opposing catchers to Boston players, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Sign stealing has long been a part of the game, but employing electronic gadgets to do it is against the rules.

American adds ‘basic economy’ fares on more flights

The no-frills tickets often cost about $40 less per round trip than a regular economy seat, but sometimes the difference is under $10. Passengers who book basic economy on American can’t pick their seat ahead of time, they board last, and they can’t stow a bag in the overhead bin.

Wisconsin panel changes court rules for Foxconn plant

The unprecedented change to the usual judicial process drew criticism from Democrats, who also blasted the $3 billion incentives as a corporate welfare giveaway. But they didn’t have the votes needed to stop the proposal.

Fugitive guilty of nearly $10M in bogus travel purchases

Forty-eight-year-old Nicolas Frank Sucich likely faces more than four years in federal prison under a plea agreement struck Tuesday to charges of wire and access device fraud. He’ll return for sentencing Jan. 5, when prosecutors and his defense attorney hope the judge will approve their agreed-upon 51-month sentence.

House panel subpoenas Justice Dept., FBI over documents

In a Sept. 1 letter to the Justice Department obtained by The Associated Press, the committee wrote that it had served subpoenas on Aug. 24 to the department and the FBI for documents related to the panel’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.