Disney World closing early as Hurricane Matthew approaches
Disneyland Paris, as seen on Oct. 6, 2014. [AFP]

ORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World will close at 5 p.m. Thursday and will not open Friday as Hurricane Matthew approaches. The closures affect theme parks, water parks, Disney Springs, miniature golf courses and ESPN Wide World of Sports complex. No decision has been made yet about Saturday operations. Disney had already evacuated its Fort Wilderness…