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Nigerian Military Insists Alleged Boko Haram Leader is Dead

Nigeria's military is standing by its assertion that the self-proclaimed leader of militant group Boko Haram is dead. The military's comments Thursday came after the insurgents released a new video that shows the purported Abubakar Shekau asserting he is alive and that his group is running an "Islamic caliphate" in territory it controls. In a statement, the Nigerian Defense Headquarters insisted the man in the video, who it says it actually a militant named Mohammed...

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