Phoenix Suns waive veteran guard Austin Rivers | NBA News

The Phoenix Suns waived guard Austin Rivers late on Monday, a day after he was obtained in a trade with the Washington Wizards. In a deal finalised over the weekend, the Suns acquired Rivers and Kelly Oubre from the Washington Wizards in exchange for guard/forward Trevor Ariza. Most analysts assumed …

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Bank royal commission fallout dampens WA economy

Fears the banking royal commission could filter through to the WA economy appear to be justified, with consumer confidence falling amid a crackdown by banks on lending standards. In its latest consumer survey, to be released today, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA said tighter lending conditions and rising …

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Trump govt moves to ban stocks on guns

President Donald Trump’s administration has moved to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March. The devices will be banned under a federal law that prohibits machine guns, according to a senior Justice …

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