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AM WorldCaptain of cruise ship detained in HungaryThe captain of a cruise ship that collided with a tour boat that sank on the Danube River in the heart of the Hungarian capital Budapest has been taken into custody.

Lower minimum wage increase this year

Australia's lowest paid workers will get a smaller pay rise this year, but the industrial umpire says the three per cent increase will help them make ends meet.

McGuire thought injury had wrecked Origin

Josh McGuire's poker face definitely needs some work.The Queensland back rower couldn't hide his anguish when he hurt his calf during North Queensland's NRL round eight clash with Gold Coast in Townsville.

Blues put emphasis on shutting down Ponga

NSW have placed a target on Kalyn Ponga heading into next week's State of Origin opener, with Blues No.1 James Tedesco saying a big part of his job will be to limit the Queenslander's brilliance before he even gets the ball.