Twelve Russian nationals were indicted for hacking into the Democratic National Committee and the Clinton presidential campaign in 2016, the Justice Department announced.

For some light reading…here’s the indictment.

Among the revelations in the indictment was that the hackers communicated with individuals in the United States — including “a person who was in regular contact with senior members of the presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump,” who is not named, but is widely believed to be GOP consultant Roger Stone.

The indictments are “are good news for all Americans,” according to Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, who added: “The Russians are nailed. No Americans are involved. Time for Mueller to end this pursuit of the President and say President Trump is completely innocent.”

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for Trump to cancel his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying: “Glad-handing with (Putin) on the heels of these indictments would be an insult to our democracy.”

GOP Arizona Sen. John McCain said if Trump isn’t prepared to hold Putin “accountable” for aggression toward the U.S. then he should cancel their meeting.

Crowds on a scale not seen in years filled the streets of central London, marching to Trafalgar Square for a rally to express the nation’s anger at Trump’s presidency – and his invitation to Britain.

Queen Elizabeth II welcomed the president and First Lady Melania Trump to Windsor Castle as protests against their visit raged across the country.

After the Buffalo Billion verdict, it seems the governor canceled his $1,000-per-person fundraiser planned at the home of a wealthy developer, Michael Falcone, in Skaneateles. He also nixed a trip to Wolff’s Biergarten for a more accessible event.

NY-14 candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is hosting a volunteer call Sunday for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon and LG candidate Jumaane Willians, a Brooklyn councilman.

Nixon called on the state attorney general to investigate the Cuomo administration after a Manhattan jury delivered a bombshell guilty verdict against another of his former top cronies, Alain Kaloyeros.

NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson is actively backing former NYC Comptroller John Liu’s comeback bid to knock out incumbent state Sen. Tony Avella in the Sept. 13 Democratic primary — another indication of a deep rift within the party.

The jury in the federal corruption retrial of former state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, deliberated for four hours after receiving additional instructions from the judge in the case and will return on Monday.

WNY Assemblyman Erick Bohen on why he won’t run in the Democratic primary: “As a life-long Democrat, I did not make this decision lightly; however, I cannot attempt to run on a line with Governor Cuomo, who is completely out of touch with this community. I cannot align myself with the Governor and his Democratic Party.”

Several states, counties and cities billed as safe havens for undocumented immigrants seeking reprieve from federal immigration enforcement – including NYC and the New York State – are continuing to contract with ICE despite being labeled as “sanctuary” jurisdictions.

For the first time ever, disgraced former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein admitted in an interview that he offered “acting jobs in exchange for sex” — but according to him, “so does everyone.”

State Adirondack Park Agency board Chairman Sherman Craig announced his retirement after just two years in the head seat at the agency’s monthly meeting this Thursday.

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli took the rare step of divesting all direct state pension fund holdings in private prison companies, amid concerns about President Donald Trump’s stepped up immigration detainment policies.

Cuomo today sent a letter thanking the prosecutors in the murder case of his aide Carey Gabay, following closing arguments that finished yesterday.

A number of streets and ramps around the city of Albany will close next week for the filming of a new network television show called “Crime,” city officials said.

Vanessa Williams has a go-to Tim Horton’s order, and would like someday to have a second home in Buffalo – preferably on the lakefront.