Top US Counterterror Official Says No Evidence IS Leader Dead

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Top US Counterterror Official Says No Evidence IS Leader Dead

A top U.S. counterterrorism official says despite claims and rumors, there is nothing to indicate the leader of the Islamic State terror group is dead. In recent weeks, Russia, Syria, Iran and a Syrian human rights organization claimed IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdai had been killed; but, National Counterterrorism Center Director Nick Rasmussen said Friday there…