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Sunday October 30th, 2022 morning edition

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AOC said the US is experiencing fascism and voter intimidation that mimics the Jim Crow era.

As the midterms approach, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez said Americans must "strongly defend democracy" in the US.

Federal officials warned that threats of violence may rise due to "perceptions of election-related fraud.".

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the US is experiencing "an environment of fascism" as some states are facing concerns of voter intimidation amid early voting.

"We are really truly facing an environment of fascism in the United States of America.

"Those wounds threaten to rip right back open if we do not strongly defend democracy in the United States of America.". »

At least 146 dead after stampede during Halloween festivities in Itaewon, South Korea

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The victims were crushed by a large crowd pushing forward on a narrow street during Halloween festivities near the Hamilton Hotel in the Itaewon area.

Follow live updates: Death toll rises after crush during Halloween festivities.

Local media said around 100,000 people headed to Itaewon for the Halloween festivities, which were the biggest in years following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in recent months. »