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Here are some of the topics trending online for November 20, 2012.

Kevin Clash Resigns

Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash has resigned from Sesame Street after a new allegation of sexual contact with a teenaged boy. The second accuser filed a lawsuit Tuesday.

24-year-old Cecil Singleton accused Clash of engaging in sexual behavior with him over a two-week period when he was 15. Singleton said they met on a gay chat line. Clash resigned from Sesame Street earlier Tuesday after 28 years on the show.

Sesame Workshop called the controversy surrounding Clash's personal life "a distraction" and that it led to his decision to leave the show. Clash denies the latest allegations.

Singleton says he had no idea at the time what Clash did for a living.

Billy Scott Dies

Rhythm and blues and beach music singer Billy Scott is gone. He died from pancreatic and liver cancer at his home in Charlotte, North Carolina. Scott was 70-years-old.

Some of his big hits include "I Got The Fever" - "California" - "Seaside Love". He was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame in 1999.

Dancing With The Stars

Tuesday night on Dancing with the Stars could be the end for Emmitt Smith and Kelly Monaco.

Of the five semifinalists, they are the only ones who didn't get a round of perfect tens on Monday night's show.

Paula Abdul performs as well

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