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Twitter closes ISIS accounts: The company said it had shut down 125,000 accounts, mostly related to the terrorist group. You can read Twitter’s blog post about the move here.

A powerful earthquake in Taiwan: The magnitude-6.4 temblor reportedly resulted in the collapse of buildings in the southern city of Tainan, home to 2 million people. It’s unclear if there were any casualties in the quake that stuck early Saturday.

RIP, Edgar Mitchell: The astronaut was the sixth man to walk on the moon. He died late Thursday in West Palm Beach, Florida. Mitchell was 85.

News from this afternoon here.

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