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Elmo actor resigns amid underage-sex allegations

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NEW YORK (AP) — Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash resigned from "Sesame Street" on Tuesday amid allegations he sexually abused underage boys, bringing an end to a 28-year career in which he turned the furry red monster into one of the most beloved — and lucrative — characters on TV and in toy stores. "Personal matters have diverted attention away from the important work 'Sesame Street' is...