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Tear Gas Device for Home Use Is Selling Fast

A supplier of tear gas to the police and the military is experiencing a surge in demand for a launcher it makes for home use as consumers anxious about civil unrest arm themselves for self defense. Byrna Technologies Inc.’s Byrna …

Insurers May Rethink Property Risk After Unprecedented Losses From Riots

The civil disturbance that started in Minneapolis after the killing by police of George Floyd spread to 20 other states — an unprecedented property insurance catastrophe that will likely impact policy renewals and could even persuade some insurers to exclude …

Amazon Delivery Drivers Say They Fear Becoming Target of Looters

An Amazon.com Inc. delivery driver in Long Island, New York, was told to abandon his van and call 911 in the event of looting and avoid “high crime” areas. A driver in Chicago encountered a heavy police presence and road …