Morning top 5: Trump could sign new Executive Order; 4 killed in Philippines earthquake

The top stories this Saturday morning

Donald Trump says he could sign a "brand new" executive order to bring back his travel ban - after judges ruled it should remain suspended.

The US president's told reporters his administration has "a lot of options" to achieve its aim of restricting immigration from seven mainly Muslim countries.

The President's told reporters on Air Force One there are no plans to escalate the current legal fight to the Supreme Court.



At least four people have been killed and dozens injured after an earthquake in the southern Philippines.

The 6-point-5 magnitude tremor near Surigao woke people up last night.

Around 100 aftershocks have been felt and thousands of people have left their homes. 



SIPTU is warning that industrial action could be on the way for Dublin Bus and Irish Rail - including Bus Eireann.

The union is balloting members in Dublin Bus over a broken settlement deal - it's also in discussion with members of Irish Rail over broken agreements - and members in both companies have already pledged solidarity with their colleagues in Bus Éireann who are striking on February 20th over threatened cuts.

SIPTU Sector Organiser, Willie Noone, says if all three companies are ignoring their own agreements - they leave workers with no option but to take a stand.



A situation is developing around the sale of free-range poultry products here in Ireland.

Poultry farmers have been following a 'housing order' and keeping their birds indoors to avoid the risk of bird flu following an outbreak in the UK late last year.

But the threat is persisting with the virus now detected in a swan in Tipperary and a heron in Cork - the first time it's been confirmed in a resident species here.

EU rules allow a 12 week period for products to continue to be marketed as 'free range' while kept indoors and the Departure of Agriculture has confirmed that our 12 week period ends on March 17th.



Young people across Ireland are aiming to plant one million trees in a day today.

Ireland is one of the least-forested countries in Europe and the initiative organised by Young Friends of the Earth aims to make Ireland green again.

Now in its 5th year - it involves people ordering trees from the "one million trees in a day" website and then planting as many as possible in their communities.