RT America -- December 9, 2016

British government funding pro-rebel media group in Syria – report 

A new report has found that the British government offered journalists $17,000 per month to produce news for the Revolutionary Forces of Syria (RFS) media office, a pro-rebel group in Syria. RT America’s Anya Parampil has the story. 

Standing Rock Sioux puts lawsuit against Army Corps Engineers on hold   

Lawyers for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe were in Washington, DC asking a federal judge to put their lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers on hold. The tribe wants to see if the results of a new Environmental Impact Study will address their concerns. The tribe also asked the judge to order the release of previously conducted Environmental Impact Studies related to the Dakota Access Pipeline. RT America’s Simone Del Rosario has the latest.