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06/29/16: Boston, MA: Timothy Sullivan, the acting director of Intergovernmental Relations for the City of Boston is pictured as he leaves the Moakley Federal Courthouse following his arraignment this afternoon. Sullivan, a high ranking member of the administration of Mayor Martin J. Walsh was charged with conspiracy and extortion in the ongoing Boston Calling music festival union case. To his left is his attorney Bill Cintolo. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:metro topic: 30indictpic

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British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves from 10 Downing Street in central London on June 29, 2016. European Union leaders will Wednesday assess the damage from Britain's decision to leave the bloc and try to prevent further disintegration, as they meet for the first time without a British representative. Cameron flew back to London after Tuesday's summit, as Sturgeon headed in the opposite direction to test the waters in Brussels for her country joining the bloc as a separate entity. / AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images

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