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Israel's Olmert Visits U.S. Amid Corruption Probe

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Israel's Olmert Visits U.S. Amid Corruption Probe

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Israel's Olmert Visits U.S. Amid Corruption Probe

Israel's Olmert Visits U.S. Amid Corruption Probe

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Prime Minister Ehud Olmert leaves Israel on Monday for a three-day visit to Washington, where he'll meet with President Bush and address the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the most powerful of the pro-Israel lobbying groups. Olmert's visit is overshadowed by his problems at home, including a major corruption probe.