Beyond the Brick: This Week’s News from around the Web

  1. Ben Carson turned down a position in President elect Donald Trump’s cabinet, citing his lack of government experience, even after he himself ran for president in the 2016 election.
  2. Residents of three apartment buildings in New York signed a petition to remove Donald Trump’s name from their buildings.
  3. Donald trump has begun to assemble his presidential cabinet, you can see a list of the potential members here.
  4. The Syrian forces in Aleppo have escalated their air campaign as the death toll in the cities east side rises to 150.
  5. Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers publicly stated that he did not vote in the election.