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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Hundreds of people visited the US Supreme Court to pay their respects to the late justice. Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell vowed to put President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee to a vote within hours of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death being announced, sparking outrage among Democrats. Mr McConnell said he would act swiftly, despite the election six weeks away. In 2016, he blocked President Barack Obama's pick for the court on the grounds it was an election year. Joe Biden has insisted a replacement should only take place after the poll. Ginsburg, 87, died on Friday of metastatic pancreatic cancer at her home in Washington, DC, surrounded by her family. Full story

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