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Connecticut teen says school nixed her date for the prom

18-year-old senior says school officials consider 22-year-old man too old to go to high school's big dance

Overturned cattle truck jams up Texas road

An overturned cattle truck stalled traffic on a busy Fort Worth, Texas, roadway Wed. It took authorities several hours to herd nearly 100 cows into a makeshift holding pen, before transferring them into another trailer. Nearly a dozen cows were killed in the accident; several more had to be euthanized. KTVT-TV's Arezow Doost reports.

Wal-Mart Shuffles Asia Leadership

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The chief executive of Wal-Mart's Asia division Scott Price is stepping down from his role to take an international strategy position at the company's headquarters while Sean Clarke will head China operations.

Obama wraps up Japan visit after security pledge but no trade deal

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TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama neared the end of a state visit to Japan on Friday during which he assured America's close ally that Washington would come to its defense but failed to clinch a trade deal vital to his promised "pivot" to Asia.

Illinois graduated income tax vote next week

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Illinois graduated income tax vote next week
A key Democrat said he will seek a vote Tuesday on his controversial plan to ask voters to replace Illinois' flat-rate income tax with a graduated tax.