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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (2nd R) waits to hear his verdict at the Tel Aviv District Court March 31, 2014. (Photo by Dan Balilty/Pool/Reuters)

Ex-Israeli prime minister headed to prison

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man who only years earlier led the country and hoped to bring about a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.Olmert was convicted in March in a retrial in...

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