While U Slept. The Big 5 Overnight Stories. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010

Pakistan Says It Nabs Another Top Taliban Leader Mullah Kabir, who was leading push against US forces in eastern Afghanistan, reportedly taken into custody. Follows other high-profile strikes at Taliban hierarchy. (NYTimes)

Iran Announces Capture of Militant It Says Tied to U.S. Iranian security forces say ethnic leader Abdulmalak Rigi was at an American base in Afghanistan a day earlier, carrying passport issued by U.S. (LATimes)

Cheney Stable in DC Hospital After Chest Pains Former VP has long history of heart problems. Former Republican Senate leader Robert Dole also reenters hospital following bout with pneumonia. (AP)

Surprise Drop in German Business Confidence First fall in 11 months follows drop off in production and retail sales. (Bloomberg)

Elvis Presley Passport Bypasses Airport Security A pair of “ethical hackers” have shown how a false biometric passport can get through security at top airports. (CNN Video)


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