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RAF Rugby League Player Dies And President Trump Says Iran Likely Behind Saudi Arabia Attack

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RAF Rugby League Player Dies From Injuries In Inter Services Match

An RAF Rugby League player, who was stretchered off during an Inter Services match against the Army on Friday night with a head injury, has died.

Senior Aircraftman Scott Stevenson, who was 25, played fullback for both the Royal Air Force and UK Armed Forces.

Mr Stevenson's family announced the news of his death on Facebook alongside a tribute from RAF Marham, where he worked as an aircraft technician.

The airbase described him as a "very popular member" of the RAF Marham community. 

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'Looking Like' Iran Was Behind Saudi Oil Attack, President Trump Says

US President Donald Trump says it is "looking like" Iran was behind Saturday's attacks on Saudi oil facilities that sent oil prices soaring.   

President Trump said that Washington was seeking "definite proof" before deciding what to do but he hoped to avoid a war.  

Iran has strongly denied any involvement in the attacks which took out 5% of global oil production.

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International Troops Help With Relief Operation In The Bahamas

Hundreds of Dutch, French and German troops are now helping with the relief effort in the Bahamas. 

They were due to be taking part in an exercise in the Caribbean but have now been diverted and are assisting aid agencies, helping people on the worst-hit islands.

A Dutch military ship has taken over from RFA Mounts Bay which was one of the first ships on the scene after Hurricane Dorian.

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