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A war of words between Johnny Depp and an Australian minister reignited Wednesday with Barnaby Joyce claiming he was the Hollywood star's Hannibal Lecter after being told he looked as if he was "inbred with a tomato".

Johnny Tuxedo: Quality men's evening wear at an unbeatable price Special

Based in Ilkley, Yorkshire, Johnny Tuxedo offers the full dinner jacket ensemble at a fraction of the cost one would normally expect to pay. Digital Journal found out more.

'Bourgeois' cult of beautiful bodies grows in Cuba

Inside Armando Yera's gym, toned Cubans in tight spandex are pumping iron in front of mirrored walls and pedaling furiously on stationary bikes, a scene that looks more Miami than Havana.

Koreans snub smartphones in 'Relax Your Brain' contest

For 90 minutes, dozens of South Koreans avoided their smartphones and other electronic devices as they took part in an event that encourages people to live a stress-free life in one of the world’s most wired countries.

Review: Robert Hansen inspirational on new book 'Windows Without Walls' Special

Long Island psychic Robert Hansen has published his latest book, "Windows Without Walls," where he shares some of his insights as a medium.

Interview: Medium Robert Hansen discusses his new book Special

Long Island psychic and medium Robert Hansen sat down and chatted with Digital Journal at his studio in Merrick, New York, about his new book, "Windows Without Walls."

David Brewer has photographed every railway station in the U.K.

David Brewer has completed an impressive odyssey. He has become the first person to photograph every railway station in mainland Britain — some 2,500 stations in total.

Op-Ed: Philanthropist sees himself 'very lucky,' wants to help others Special

Philanthropic work has a ripple effect in a community. And, for one local philanthropist in a California town like Sonoma, he knows very well that even the simplest of work efforts such as a micro loan program is making a profound impact.

The most epic marriage proposal takes place at Times Square, NYC Special

On Saturday, May 14, the most epic marriage proposal by a New York television producer took place in Times Square in New York.

New dating app lets socialites see the party before they arrive Special

There's a new mobile app that lets users see how a party, bar, club, restaurant or lounge is before the night even begins. Weepo shows the Facebook profiles of people who say they are going to a specific venue and allows users to connect.

Japan, China battle for first high-speed railway in SE Asia

Japan and China are currently engaged in a fierce competition for the contract to build Southeast Asia’s first high-speed railway.

'Tick here please': Changing gender in Norway gets easier

As the commander of a Cold War submarine tracking the Soviets, John Jeanette's dresses were stashed away in a locker reserved for top-secret documents.

History beckons for Italy's 116-year-old record breaker

As a young woman in the roaring 1920s, the world's oldest living person loved to go singing and dancing.Now 116-year-old Italian Emma Morano's next challenge is to see in the 2020s and become the oldest human being on record.

Turkey president's daughter marries in Istanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday saw his younger daughter Sumeyye marry defence industrialist Selcuk Bayraktar at a large-scale and high security ceremony in Istanbul.

High-speed railway planned to link China and Russia

A high-speed railway linking China and Russia is now being planned and representatives from both countries will soon meet for the project’s formal agreement.

Do you know who I am? Cambodia's 'supreme prime minister' Hun Sen

The media in Cambodia has been ordered to write the full title of strongman Hun Sen in all reports, a lengthy honorific loosely translated as 'glorious, supreme prime minister and powerful commander'.

Op-Ed: Warfighter Caregiver community mourns the loss of Cheryl Lynch Special

This past weekend headlines splashed across newspapers reporting the death of a mother on mother's day by her son, but to the veteran advocate and caregiver community Cheryl Lynch was more than just a click-bait headline.

UK high heels at work petition hits parliament

A British petition against forcing women to wear high heels at work topped more than 100,000 signatories on Thursday, meaning it will be considered for debate in parliament.

Hong Kong remains world’s most connected place

Hong Kong remains the most connected place in the world, according to a recent study conducted by the GfK Connected Consumer Index.

Padded panties? Soup cubes? Ways to boost bottoms in Ivory Coast

Some like creams, others pop pills or splash out on padded panties. In Ivory Coast where "big is beautiful" bottom enhancers come in all shapes and sorts, and at any cost.

Drag queens raise holy hell in Jerusalem's only gay bar

In conservative Jerusalem, the last thing you might expect to find in the cramped back of a bar is a clutch of amateur drag queens railing against political and religious taboos.

Chanel glitz comes to Havana, Cubans watch from afar

French fashion house Chanel staged its first Latin American catwalk show in newly trendy Havana Tuesday, but ordinary Cubans were left watching the glitz from afar.

California Muslims sue over hijab discrimination

Two lawsuits filed in California claim that Muslim women were discriminated against in separate incidents because of their religion and for wearing the hijab.

'You're never alone': Russia celebrates its communal flats

A leftover from the Soviet era, the communal flat or "kommunalka" with bathroom and kitchen shared by a dozen or so residents is very much alive in Russia's historic city of Saint Petersburg.

Ghanaian crowned first 'Miss Africa Continent'

Barefoot, wearing traditional costumes including animal hide skirts and elaborately beaded headdresses, the contestants strutted the stage before Ghanaian Rebecca Asamoah was crowned the first 'Miss Africa Continent'.

Multiple courts to try Berlusconi, party girls in sex and lies case

Multiple courts across Italy will join forces to try billionaire Silvio Berlusconi and the young women he is accused of bribing to lie under oath, a judge in Milan ruled Friday.

Op-Ed: One woman's life in an oyster shell of chaos reveals a pearl Special

The comedian/entertainer Phyllis Diller in an interview once said that the hardships in life are like the grain of sand that agitates an oyster into making a beautiful pearl.

Sailors rush for tattoos as U.S. Navy bends rules to recruit

An indelible blue drawing of an ornate birdcage, festooned with roses and petals, wraps its way around Navy Corpsman Jessica Bryant's forearm.

Millennials, Baby Boomers turning away from marriage

For a generation that is learning to embrace renting in place of ownership, cohabitation is on the rise, and may be in line to replace traditional matrimony.

Op-Ed: Tea, vinegar sugar, yeast and bacteria = leather shoes?

Feel like wearing your tea? You can do it now, using a new mix of fibers from Kombucha tea and a bit of chemistry from Iowa State University. The shoes look like leather, feel like leather, and are tough as leather. It’s called “cellulosic fiber.”

Singer and cancer sufferer Keely Johnson releases debut single Special

The talented teenager from Australia is battling a rare and incurable form of brain cancer. In 2014, she released a duet with Lee Kernaghan and is now back with her first solo single, "The Man in the Hat." She spoke to Digital Journal.

Coast Guard rescues man running in bubble on the ocean — Again

An ultra-marathoner who likes to "run" in an enormous, inflatable bubble on the ocean may want to contemplate the cliche "No means no." That's because he was rescued by the Coast Guard for the second time, while trying to run from Florida to Bermuda.

Op-Ed: They robots be's a-comin' — Just as well?

The robots vs jobs scenarios are all the same — robots can do some things better and cheaper than people, and they’ll be able to do more things soon enough. They will take jobs. They’ll also rewrite human society, in ways nobody’s looking at yet.

Janet Russell to host 'An Evening of Spirit Communication'

On May 10, world renowned medium and psychic Janet Russell will be hosting "An Evening of Crossing Over with Spirit Communication."

Famed Japan cat café closed down for animal neglect

A cat café in Japan has been raided and ordered closed over complaints of improper management of the animals in what has been described as the country’s first punishment of such establishment.

Op-Ed: Millennials locked out of savings, income and a future

The raffle previously known as having a life has added a dangerous insult for millennials — the total inability to save. Stop/start employment, absurd career paths, degrees with no jobs, it’s a dog’s breakfast of dysfunction.

Northern California town to build container village for homeless

As homelessness grows across the richest nation in the world, a Humboldt County town decides to build a tiny house village out of shipping containers to shelter their least fortunate residents.

Op-Ed: Marin County Supervisor rides the bus like everyone else Special

Golden Gate Transit serves San Francisco, Marin and Sonoma counties. On any given day, thousands of people use and rely on the bus and ferry system.

Baby boy for Princess Sofia of Sweden

Princess Sofia of Sweden, married to fourth-in-line to the throne Carl Philip, gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday, the palace announced.

Couple sues over 'Love It or List It' home renovation

A North Carolina couple is suing over renovations made to their home while appearing on HGTV home renovation show "Love It or List It."

Halal makeup: Muslim beauty without the beast

A bearded imam may have seemed out of place at this week's In-Cosmetics expo in Paris, an annual showcase for the world's leading beauty and personal care products.