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Sunday April 16th, 2023 evening edition

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As Sunday dawned in Alabama, police continued their investigation into the mass shooting that occurred on Saturday night in downtown Dadeville.

Please join me in lifting up the victims, their loved ones, and the Dadeville community in prayer.

Following the incident, law enforcement remained tight-lipped about the shooting, the victims, or any potential suspects for over eight hours.

Another victim killed in the Dadeville mass shooting has been identified as Ke Nicole.

At the request of the Dadeville police chief, ALEA confirmed that it will initiate an investigation into the shooting incident.

According to sources, numerous law enforcement agencies are actively and diligently investigating the mass shooting incident in multiple jurisdictions.

Dadeville, a small city located approximately 44 miles northeast of Montgomery, is the site of the incident. »

Japan Asks Schools Not to Penalize Students if They Were Late Because They Were Groped

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The Japanese government has asked schools not to penalize students if they were late or missed classes because they were filing a police report after getting groped on their commute.

The notice was sent to educational boards nationwide as Japanese schools begin a new term this month and more students return to classrooms after disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

18-year-old Masami, a student in greater Tokyo who was groped last year on her way to her high school, welcomes the proposal. »

Russian oil exports back above pre-Ukraine war levels as India and China buy 90%

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Russian crude oil exports are back above levels seen before Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, despite the ratcheting up of Western sanctions, new data shows.

India and China now account for 90 per cent of Russia’s seaborne crude oil exports, according to figures shared with The Independent by commodities tracking firm Kpler.

While volumes of Russian oil exports have risen, the heavily discounted rates Moscow is offering to India and China mean revenues are significantly down year-on-year. »

Poland, Hungary ban grain and food imports from Ukraine

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WARSAW, April 15 (Reuters) - Poland and Hungary have decided to ban imports of grain and other food from neighbouring Ukraine to protect the local agricultural sector, the two governments said on Saturday, after a flood of supply depressed prices across the region.

Ukraine expressed regret about the Polish decision, saying that "resolving various issues by unilateral drastic actions will not accelerate a positive resolution of the situation".

Hungary did not give details on when its ban on grain and other food imports would go into effect, but said it will expire at the end of June. »