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Meryl Streep screams as she whips up support for Clinton

Meryl Streep let out a guttural scream as she rallied in support of Hillary Clinton's bid to become America's first woman president.

The Hollywood actress, who won an Oscar for playing Britain's first female prime minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, called on Democrats to get behind their nominee as she takes on Republican rival Donald Trump for the White House.

To loud cheers, Streep told the crowd at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia: "We've got some fight left in us don't we."

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Streep: Hillary Clinton will be our first woman president

Multiple Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep has said Hillary Clinton will be the first female president of the United States.

Speaking to cheering audiences at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Streep said voters and delegates had made history by choosing Mrs Clinton to be the Democratic presidential candidate.

"Tonight, more than 200 years after Deborah Samson fought and nearly a hundred years after women got the vote, you people have made history," she said.

"And you're going to make history again in November because Hillary Clinton will be our first woman president and she will be a great president."

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