U.S. judge lets most emissions claims against Daimler proceed

A federal judge allowed most claims against Daimler AG to move forward in a 2016 lawsuit by vehicle owners that claims the German automaker’s Mercedes diesel vehicles used illegal software to emit excess emissions.

Senator Sanders asks why drug, once free, now costs $375k

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders sent a letter to Catalyst Pharmaceuticals on Monday asking it to justify its decision to charge $375,000 annually for a medication that for years has been available to patients for free.

Armada of tankers with Venezuelan oil forms in U.S. Gulf: sources, data

A flotilla loaded with about 7 million barrels of Venezuelan oil has formed in the Gulf of Mexico, some holding cargoes bought ahead of the latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and others whose buyers are weighing who to pay, according to traders, shippers and Refinitiv Eikon data.

‘Hopefully I can pave the way for British Asian players’ – Nabi on making a name for himself in Greece

Birmingham-born Adil Nabi started his career at West Brom, but is now playing in Greece – and believes he can inspire young British Asians.

Equity Shot: All about Slack’s confidential IPO filing

Hello, and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

Today we’re bringing back an old Equity format: The Shot.

No, I haven’t started drinking again. Equity Shots are short takes on breaking news. And no news was more explosive recently than word that Slack has filed to go public confidentially. Confidentially in that we don’t get to see the numbers (yet), but publicly in that the company went ahead and told the world that it had filed, privately, with the SEC.

Which, as our own Danny Crichton points out, is open once again now that the government has reopened.

If you want to follow along with the numbers as we talk, this post is where most of my notes are, and you can read all of TechCrunch’s Slack coverage here.

We’re back in a flash with our regular weekly episode on Friday. Stay cool!

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