The Latest: French, US officials talk tech tax at dinner

France's President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he speaks to the press after a plenary session at the Bellevue centre in Biarritz, southwestern France, Sunday Aug. 25, 2019. The global economy craves a double shot of confidence right now. The most the leaders of the Group of Seven can offer is likely to be a less intoxicating cocktail: the simple promise not to make things any worse.