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Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Sept. 7, 2015.

Obama signs executive order for more paid sick leave

In a Labor Day speech in Boston, President Obama rallied union workers and unveiled a new executive order that will require federal contractors to offer employees up to seven days of paid sick leave.

[Read more from the Washington Post]

European leaders pledge to take in more migrants

The leaders of Germany, France and Britain said Monday they would provide more assistance to the migrants streaming into Europe to escape violence in their homelands, particularly Syria. The pledges came even as tensions are rising along the paths the newcomers are taking.

[Read more from the New York Times]

Superhenge? Archeologists find massive underground monuments near Stonehenge

Archaeologists say they have uncovered traces of larger stone monuments less than 2 miles from Stonehenge, the circle of centuries-old stone monuments in southwest England. The new monuments were discovered with "ground-penetrating" radar.

[Read more from The Guardian]

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