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Australia's leading cybersecurity agencies investigating a breach of the country's federal parliamentary computing network amid speculation of hacking by a foreign nation. Lawmakers and staff and camera have been made to change their passwords. A joint statement from house of representatives speaker Tony Smith and Senate president Scott Ryan says there's no evidence that data had been accessed in the breach. But investigations are. Continuing cybersecurity expert Fergus Hanson from the Australian strategic policy institute says it's likely a nation state was behind the incident. Although Australian officials have not blamed any country. An unexpectedly strong rise in German imports and exports in December is providing a positive note about the strength of Europe's largest economy. The federal statistical office has exports rose one point five percent. From November two one hundred twelve point three billion euros or one hundred twenty seven point three billion US dollars imports rose one point two percent to ninety two point nine billion euros when adjusted for seasonal and calendar factors. Economists had predicted a point four percent rise in exports and the point five percent rise in imports. I n g economists karston Brzezinski calls the figures are more than welcome sign of life. Commercial space travel is taking another step to becoming a reality. AP's? Jennifer king reports NASA says to companies are getting close to sending real astronauts into space on commercial vessels NASA. And SpaceX say they're aiming for March debut of the first crude commercial space capsule. No one will be on board for the dragons inaugural test flight to the international space station. But if all goes, well, two, astronauts, we'll take a test flight in July, astronauts have been going into space from Kazakhstan, and this would be the first launch of US astronauts into orbit from US soil since NASA shuttle program ended Boeing's also working on a star liner space capsule that might be ready for astronauts as soon as August. I'm Jennifer king. Virginia's political mess. I'm Tim Maguire, the AP news Virginia. Governor Ralph Northam tells top staffers he will not resign amid the furor over a racist photo on his medical school yearbook page Richmond resident Darnall Carruthers says northern should stay. I don't believe in my heart that he is racist. Meanwhile, a second woman accuses Lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax a sexual assault when they were both students at Duke University. Fairfax in a statement calls the accusation demonstrably false, I have never forced myself on anyone ever the city of Milwaukee holds a vigil for thirty five year old police officer, Matthew Ritter. He was shot and killed Wednesday. While serving a search warrant city alderman. Tony's Alinsky says Ritter was a hero enough. He didn't shoot tours of duty Iraq. He comes back here and fights for our safety right in our own neighborhoods. Renters the third walkie police officer to die in the line of duty in the past eight months..

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