CBC Palestinian president presents timeline for 2-state solution before walking out on talks 2018-02-20T13:29:23.000000000-05:00 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full United Nations membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for resolving all issues with Israel for a two-state solution. Volcanic blast reshapes summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung 2018-02-20T12:56:36.000000000-05:00 The eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung that shot ash five kilometres high also blew away much of the mountain's summit. Special counsel Mueller files new charge in Russia probe 2018-02-20T12:06:54.000000000-05:00 The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election charged a lawyer on Tuesday with lying to federal investigators about his interactions with a former Trump campaign official. Canadian historian joins uproar in Israel over Polish Holocaust law 2018-02-20T10:24:13.000000000-05:00 As Israel and Poland are locked in a diplomatic dispute over a Polish anti-defamation law, CBC correspondent Derek Stoffel talked to a Canadian historian about his research into Polish involvement in crimes during the Second World War. Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law changes 2018-02-20T09:46:05.000000000-05:00 Dozens of Stoneman Douglas High School students from Parkland, Fla., are busing 600 kilometres to Florida's capital today to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of the shooting that left 17 students and faculty dead. Russian mixed doubles curling medallist denies doping 2018-02-20T09:25:15.000000000-05:00 Krushelnitsky, who won bronze in Pyeongchang with his wife in mixed doubles curling, is set to face a Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing in the near future after he tested positive for meldonium, a drug that can aid in endurance. Is Elizabeth Swaney the worst Olympian ever, or just one of the craftiest? 2018-02-20T08:49:28.000000000-05:00 For Elizabeth Swaney, it was quantity over quality on her path to Olympic qualification. She booked her ticket by consistently finishing in the top 30 at World Cup events with pedestrian runs that ensured she didn't fall and always recorded a score. UN expresses 'outrage' over bombardment deaths in Damascus suburbs 2018-02-20T07:58:37.000000000-05:00 UNICEF says there are "no longer words to describe children's suffering," after airstrikes and shelling in the eastern suburbs of Damascus, where regime forces appear to be preparing for an imminent ground assault. California weighs permanent restrictions for water wasters 2018-02-20T06:06:40.000000000-05:00 A series of measures aimed at conserving water may become permanent in California now that nearly half the state is again struggling with drought conditions. 300 arrested after Sufis clash with Iran police, killing 5 2018-02-20T05:44:11.000000000-05:00 Overnight clashes between followers of a Sufi Islam leader and Iranian police killed five members of the security forces and injured 30, Iranian media reported Tuesday, the latest tension between the mystical order and authorities. Over 300 were arrested.