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Can you change a target of a spell to an illegal target with misdirection?

No, this is forbidden by comp rule 115.7, which covers changing targets. (Emphasis mine.) 115.7a If an effect allows a player to “change the target(s)” of a spell or ability, each target can be ...
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Countering a "When Cast" Ability

Yes, you can. An abilities that triggers when casting a spell is a triggered ability. Thus it can be countered by anything that counters triggered abilities such as Tale's End.
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Countering a "When Cast" Ability

All abilities that begin with "when", "whenever", or "at" are triggered abilities: 603.1. Triggered abilities have a trigger condition and an effect. They are written as ...
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