New York Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted after his news conference:
Once again, we have been shown what our first responders are capable of under extraordinarily difficult circumstances. #eastharlemexplosion
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Supporters of the British man who is awaiting release from Guantanamo Bay spoke to ITV News about their concerns for his health.
For the NHS to remain at the centre of our lives, it will have to change how it treats us or we will have to change how we treat it.