Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Sept. 9, 2015.
Davis supporters call for firing of 'cowardly clerks' who issued gay marriage licenses
Attorneys for Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses and was jailed on contempt of court, haven't said whether she'll fire any of the deputy clerks who granted the permits while she was behind bars. Her supporters have called for their termination. Davis was freed from jail on Tuesday.
[Read more from Reuters]
E.U. wants member states to bear the brunt of refugee crisis
In a Wednesday speech, European Union President Jean-Claude Juncker called on member nations to take on hundreds of thousands of refugees from war-torn Middle-Eastern countries. Greece, Hungary and Italy have been struggling with the sudden influx of migrants.
[Read more from USA Today]
Supersized iPad among Apple's new releases
Apple introduced to the world on Wednesday a new line of consumer devices, including a revamped iPhone that CEO Timothy D. Cook called "the most advanced smartphone in the world." Also among the products is a new Apple TV and a much larger iPad, which is aimed at offering users a more serious computing experience.
[Read more from The New York Times]
Queen Elizabeth becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch
No one's been on the British throne longer than Queen Elizabeth II, who assumed the crown when she was 25-years-old in 1952 and has reigned for 63 years and 216 days. Though she's beaten the record of the previous longest-serving monarch – Queen Victoria, her great-great-grandmother – Elizabeth celebrated Wednesday's milestone with little fanfare.
[Read more from CNN]