Morning top 5: Bodies found in Philippines casino; Fine Gael leadership result

The top stories on this morning

Local media is reporting that 36 bodies have been found after a shooting at a casino in the Philippines capital Manila.

The attacker himself has also died, police say he set himself alight.

Officers say they don't believe it was a terrorist incident.


President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement has been met with global condemnation.

He says it's to 'protect Americans', but Ireland's Environment Minster Denis Naughten says he's disappointed and concerned, while the French president accused the US of turning its back on the world.

Donald Trump says the deal signed by Barack Obama would make American workers worse off, and the US economy less competitive.


A man accused of murdering a father in front of his three year-old son in a supermarket car park is due in court later.

Colin Horner was shot outside a Sainsbury's store in Bangor in Co Down.

The 28 year-old will appear in court in Newtownards this morning.


The White House has asked the US Supreme Court to reinstate a travel ban against six Muslim-majority countries.

The policy was blocked after lower courts ruled it to be discriminatory.

President Trump's restrictions would bar entry to people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.


The result of the Fine Gael leadership race will be announced later - after TDs, Senators and MEPs cast their ballots this morning.

Leo Varadkar's widely expected to emerge victorious and will replace Enda Kenny as Taoiseach the week after next.