We know you’ve been waiting all week. The anticipation has been building. Well, finally the moment is here! It’s 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web conveniently stacked in one post so you can waste your time more efficiently! This week features everything from the new iPhoneX to the Cassini spacecraft crash into Saturn. So get ready because this is Link25 (261) – The The Cassini Spacecraft Crash Edition.
Islamic State claims responsibility for bomb blast in London subway that injured 29 as officials raise terror threat to critical
An Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack that rocked London on Friday — the fifth this year — and U.K. officials raised the terror threat to critical, meaning another attack is expected.
The attack sent panicked commuters running for cover (click on the image to read the full article).
The Cassini spacecraft crashed into Saturn, ending a successful 20-year mission
In a JPL auditorium minutes after the end, science planner Jo Pitesky gazed up at the video from mission control with a slightly stricken look on her face. (click on the image to read the full article).
Shot Minnesota security guard 'lied about black gunman'
A US college campus security guard accidentally shot himself and made up a story about a non-existent black gunman to hide the blunder, police say.
Brent Ahlers, 25, told police in Minnesota he had been shot by an African-American with a “short Afro”, according to emergency dispatch audio. (Click on the image to read the full article).
Ex St. Louis Cop Who Said He’d ‘Kill This Motherf****r’ Before Shooting Black Man Found Not Guilty
ST. LOUIS ― The former St. Louis police officer who stood trial on first-degree murder and armed criminal action charges has been found not guilty for the 2011 killing of Anthony Lamar Smith.
Circuit Judge Timothy Wilson made the ruling in favor of the defense despite the prosecution’s argument that former Officer Jason Stockley carried (click on the image to read the full article).