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Israeli Court Convicts Olmert in Bribery Case

A court in Israel has convicted former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of bribery. It is the first such conviction of a head of government in Israeli history.  The Tel Aviv court announced its decision Monday as part of a wide-ranging probe of corruption while Olmert was mayor of Jerusalem. He could face up to 10 years in prison.   Olmert's lawyer, Roi Blecher, said he intends to appeal.  "It's not an easy day for us," he said.  There were four...

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