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Peter Dinklage: We have phone thrower on 'Game of Thrones' set

Peter Dinklage: We have phone thrower on 'Game of Thrones' set

April 1 (UPI) -- Game of Thrones' Peter Dinklage was on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart and said the show has a man who will throw the phone of anyone trying to sneak video
Aileen Graef
Jon Stewart rips news coverage of Malaysia Airlines flight 370

Jon Stewart rips news coverage of Malaysia Airlines flight 370

March 25 (UPI) -- Jon Stewart showed no mercy as he raked CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC over the coals on "The Daily Show" for the deficiencies in their coverage of flight 370.
Aileen Graef
YouTube and Viacom end 7-year copyright court battle

YouTube and Viacom end 7-year copyright court battle

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 18 (UPI) -- YouTube and Viacom have reached a settlement over a 7 year battle; Viacom alleged that YouTube facilitated the posting of copyrighted material on its site.
Ananth Baliga
Liam Neeson joins controversial NYC horse carriage debate

Liam Neeson joins controversial NYC horse carriage debate

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Actor Liam Neeson is not happy that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio intends to ban the city's horse-drawn carriages.
Annie Martin
Joel McHale to host the White House Correspondents Dinner

Joel McHale to host the White House Correspondents Dinner

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Joel McHale is to serve as host of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington this spring, organizers announced Friday.
Jon Stewart slams NFLers who call gay players a 'distraction'

Jon Stewart slams NFLers who call gay players a 'distraction'

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Jon Stewart thinks NFL scouts and executives who say coming out would diminish a player's chances of getting drafted are full of it.
Gabrielle Levy

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef back on air

CAIRO, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Egyptian television host and satirist Bassem Youssef's show "al-Bernameg" has returned to air three months after it was suspended.
GOP senator slams VA for slow response to veterans' disability claims

GOP senator slams VA for slow response to veterans' disability claims

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., slammed the Obama administration Saturday for a backlog of veterans' claims, saying the delays "have real life implications."

Bill de Blasio's 'Pizzagate' fork to be auctioned for charity

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The fork that sparked the tongue-in-cheek "Pizzagate" scandal for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will be auctioned for charity, the pizzeria owner said.
Jon Stewart rants about income inequality [VIDEO]

Jon Stewart rants about income inequality [VIDEO]

Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Jon Stewart delivers funny, smart take on income inequality in the United States.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com

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John Oliver is leaving 'The Daily Show' for own HBO program

John Oliver is leaving 'The Daily Show' for own HBO program

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- British comedian John Oliver, a longtime correspondent for "The Daily Show," has confirmed he is getting his own weekly program on HBO.
John Oliver leaves 'Daily Show' to host weekly HBO series

John Oliver leaves 'Daily Show' to host weekly HBO series

Nov. 15 (UPI) -- HBO was so impressed with John Oliver's stint hosting 'The Daily Show' they offered the British comedian a show of his own.
Kristen Butler

Egyptian political satire TV show suspended

CAIRO, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The Capital Broadcast Center said it has suspended Egyptian television presenter Bassem Youssef's political satire TV show, "al-Bernameg."
Sebelius spotlighted over Obamacare sign-up glitches

Sebelius spotlighted over Obamacare sign-up glitches

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- With the debt issue temporarily sidelined, Republicans have turned their sights on the flawed enrollment system for the Affordable Care Act, officials say.
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Comedian Jon Stewart speaks to the press after he received the USO Merit Award for charitable servicemember support at the USO-Metro Annual Awards dinner in Arlington, Virginia on March 25, 2008. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)
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Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962) is an American political satirist, writer, television host, actor, media critic and stand-up comedian. He is widely known as host of The Daily Show, a satirical news program that airs on Comedy Central.

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