daily dos: Nicki Minaj's new video, puppeteer behind Elmo character resigns and Beckham to leave MLS

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daily dos: Nicki Minaj's new video, puppeteer behind Elmo character resigns and Beckham to leave MLS

  • Nicki Minaj goes from a crown of thorns to the crown of a queen in her latest video, "Freedom."
  • The Los Angeles Galaxy has announced that the MLS Cup final on December 1 will be David Beckham's final match in the MLS. The 37-year-old is rumored to be heading to Australia. "I've had an incredibly special time playing for the L.A. Galaxy. However, I wanted to experience one last challenge before the end of my playing career," Beckham said in a statement.

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  • Kevin Clash, the puppeteer behind the voice of "Sesame Street" character Elmo, has resigned after new allegations that he had a sexual relationship with an underage boy. Last week, the 52-year-old Clash was sued by another man who claimed he had a sexual relationship with Clash when the man was 16.

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  • Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has asked state colleges and universities to allow undocumented immigrants who have been accepted in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to pay in-state tuition rates. "It's a step in the right direction but it's not a substitute for comprehensive immigration reform, we still need that," said Patrick.

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  • Think your commute is bad? Take a look at this gallery of commuters in Tokyo, who have to endure one of the most crowded commutes in the world.
  • Frank Ocean says he cried "like a f***ing baby" after writing the open letter that revealed his sexuality. "It was like all the frequency just clicked to a change in my head. All the receptors were now receiving a different signal, and I was happy. I hadn't been happy in so long. I've been sad again since, but it's a totally different take on sad," said Ocean in a recent interview with GQ.

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