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AP News Digest 3:10 am

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) © Provided by Associated Press A Palestinian boy grazes sheep while wearing a face mask during a lockdown imposed following the discovery of coronavirus cases in Gaza City , Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.

© Provided by Associated Press Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts after defeating Maria Sakkari, of Greece, during the quarterfinals of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in New York.

JAPAN-POLITICS — The official campaigning to head Japan’s ruling party has begun with the right-hand man of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seen as a top candidate and his likely successor to lead the government.

CHINA-INDIA-DISPUTED-BORDER — China says Indian forces crossed into territory it holds along their disputed border and fired warning shots at a Chinese patrol in a move it called a “serious military provocation.” They have been engaged in a tense standoff in the cold-desert Ladakh region since May.

SAUDI-KHASHOGGI KILLING — Final verdicts were issued in the case of slain Washington Post columnist and Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi after his son announced pardons that spared five from execution.

BYU-NAVY — Tyler Allgeier ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns, and BYU put the clamps on Navy’s usually potent triple option in a season-opening 55-3 rout inside an eerily empty stadium at the Naval Academy.

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