Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images(TORONTO) — The Toronto Blue Jays continued making waves ahead of the Major League Baseball trade deadline, acquiring Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price on Thursday.

The ace was considered one of the prime targets available ahead of Friday’s 4pm deadline. The Blue Jays gave up top pitching prospect Daniel Norris and minor league pitchers Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt in exchange for Price. Earlier in the week, the Jays traded a handful of prospects for star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki.

Price tweeted after the trade was announced, thanking the Tigers. He added “#bluejays lets ride!! Entire country rooting for us!”

Price was 9-4 with a 2.53 ERA for the Tigers and will be a free agent after the season. He was shipped out at last year’s trade deadline as well, going from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Tigers.

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Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images(TORONTO) — The Toronto Blue Jays continued making waves ahead of the Major League Baseball trade deadline, acquiring Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price on Thursday.

The ace was considered one of the prime targets available ahead of Friday’s 4pm deadline. The Blue Jays gave up top pitching prospect Daniel Norris and minor league pitchers Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt in exchange for Price. Earlier in the week, the Jays traded a handful of prospects for star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki.

Price tweeted after the trade was announced, thanking the Tigers. He added “#bluejays lets ride!! Entire country rooting for us!”

Price was 9-4 with a 2.53 ERA for the Tigers and will be a free agent after the season. He was shipped out at last year’s trade deadline as well, going from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Tigers.

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ABC/Donna Svennevik(ATLANTA) — There’s speculation that celebrity chef Paula Deen may be whipping up something special for her husband of 11 years — a divorce.

According to the New York Post‘s Page Six, Deen signed over the deed of their three-bedroom, three-bathroom Savannah, Georgia mansion to her husband, Michael Groover earlier this year.

Court records, obtained by the paper, said the transfer is “for and in consideration of her natural love and affection for her husband.”

The estate transfer sparked rumors that the 5,646-square-foot property, estimated to be worth $1.3 million, could be part of a secret divorce settlement.

A spokesman for Deen denied these claims: “These rumors are completely false — they have a wonderful marriage. This deed of gift was just a part of Paula’s estate-planning process.” The spokesman added Deen’s latest cookbook, Paula Deen Cuts the Fat, is even dedicated to her husband.

The couple bought the home in 2004 and is the stage for Deen’s cooking show.

The southern cooking powerhouse, who was the center of scandal over her use of a racial slur directed at one of her employees in 2013, has faced divorce rumors before. That same year, there were speculations that her husband had a secret mistress, but he strongly denied an affair.

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ABC/Donna Svennevik(ATLANTA) — There’s speculation that celebrity chef Paula Deen may be whipping up something special for her husband of 11 years — a divorce.

According to the New York Post‘s Page Six, Deen signed over the deed of their three-bedroom, three-bathroom Savannah, Georgia mansion to her husband, Michael Groover earlier this year.

Court records, obtained by the paper, said the transfer is “for and in consideration of her natural love and affection for her husband.”

The estate transfer sparked rumors that the 5,646-square-foot property, estimated to be worth $1.3 million, could be part of a secret divorce settlement.

A spokesman for Deen denied these claims: “These rumors are completely false — they have a wonderful marriage. This deed of gift was just a part of Paula’s estate-planning process.” The spokesman added Deen’s latest cookbook, Paula Deen Cuts the Fat, is even dedicated to her husband.

The couple bought the home in 2004 and is the stage for Deen’s cooking show.

The southern cooking powerhouse, who was the center of scandal over her use of a racial slur directed at one of her employees in 2013, has faced divorce rumors before. That same year, there were speculations that her husband had a secret mistress, but he strongly denied an affair.

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Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images(TORONTO) — The Toronto Blue Jays continued making waves ahead of the Major League Baseball trade deadline, acquiring Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price on Thursday.

The ace was considered one of the prime targets available ahead of Friday’s 4pm deadline. The Blue Jays gave up top pitching prospect Daniel Norris and minor league pitchers Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt in exchange for Price. Earlier in the week, the Jays traded a handful of prospects for star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki.

Price tweeted after the trade was announced, thanking the Tigers. He added “#bluejays lets ride!! Entire country rooting for us!”

Price was 9-4 with a 2.53 ERA for the Tigers and will be a free agent after the season. He was shipped out at last year’s trade deadline as well, going from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Tigers.

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ABC/Donna Svennevik(ATLANTA) — There’s speculation that celebrity chef Paula Deen may be whipping up something special for her husband of 11 years — a divorce.

According to the New York Post‘s Page Six, Deen signed over the deed of their three-bedroom, three-bathroom Savannah, Georgia mansion to her husband, Michael Groover earlier this year.

Court records, obtained by the paper, said the transfer is “for and in consideration of her natural love and affection for her husband.”

The estate transfer sparked rumors that the 5,646-square-foot property, estimated to be worth $1.3 million, could be part of a secret divorce settlement.

A spokesman for Deen denied these claims: “These rumors are completely false — they have a wonderful marriage. This deed of gift was just a part of Paula’s estate-planning process.” The spokesman added Deen’s latest cookbook, Paula Deen Cuts the Fat, is even dedicated to her husband.

The couple bought the home in 2004 and is the stage for Deen’s cooking show.

The southern cooking powerhouse, who was the center of scandal over her use of a racial slur directed at one of her employees in 2013, has faced divorce rumors before. That same year, there were speculations that her husband had a secret mistress, but he strongly denied an affair.

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Adam Rose/NBC(NEW YORK) — Valerie Harper was hospitalized Wednesday night after being found unconscious backstage during a performance of Nice Work If You Can Get It at a Maine theater.

According to Entertainment Tonight, the actress was taken via ambulance from the Ogunquit Playhouse to York Hospital.

The musical’s director went on stage Wednesday to tell the audience that the 75-year-old actress wouldn’t be performing during the production. “She wants all of you to know after some fluids and rest she hopes to be right back here on stage later this week,” the director added.

Harper was slated to perform in the musical until August 15.

The Ogunquit Playhouse released a statement Thursday that said, Harper was “resting comfortably and will remain in the hospital for observation for the time being.”

Sources told ET, “It doesn’t look good.”

In March 2013, Harper was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. At the time, doctors told her she could have just a few more months to live. In May 2014, Harper clarified on ABC’s Good Morning America that “the cell that’s causing the disease is lung cancer.”

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City of Lafayette(LAFAYETTE, La.) — Newly-released surveillance footage shows the Lafayette movie theater gunman buying a ticket just minutes before he killed two people and wounded nine others in a shooting spree at an auditorium showing Trainwreck last week.

The black-and-white security video released Thursday by authorities shows 59-year-old John Russeull Houser, wearing an untucked short-sleeve shirt and shorts, moments before the shooting.

He can be seen purchasing a ticket, walking through The Grand 16 theater’s lobby and going down a hallway to the auditorium where he opened fire 20 minutes into a screening of Trainwreck.

Houser, who killed himself, is among three people who died, police said.

The other two were Mayci Breaux, 21, of Franklin, Louisiana, who died at the theater, and Jillian Johnson, 33, of Lafayette, who died at the hospital.

Police said it was apparent Houser “was intent on shooting and escaping” because he left his 1995 blue Lincoln Continental parked near the exit.

After he opened fire on movie-goers, Houser exited the theater through a side door, the Lafayette Police Department said. Houser reloaded his weapon just as an officer arrived at the scene. Houser then re-entered the screening room where he fired his gun again and shot himself, police said.

The security video disputes a witness account previously given to ABC News from a woman who described the shooter as “wearing a hat and a big jacket.”

A public information officer for the Lafayette Police Department told ABC News they are aware of the eyewitness’ statement, but that she is wrong because he was found entering, walking and then dead in the same untucked shirt and shorts.

There were 300 people in the building at the time of the shooting, police said, and 25 tickets were sold for the movie where the shooting took place.

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Taser International(NEW YORK) — The type of body camera worn by the Cincinnati police officer accused of murder is seeing robust sales, according to the company, which released its earnings report Thursday.

Officer Ray Tensing was arraigned today for the murder of Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop on July 19. Tensing’s body camera video shows the encounter with DuBose, who was pulled over for missing a front license plate. Tensing claimed that he was dragged by DuBose’s car, but footage from the officer’s camera and another officer do not seem to corroborate his story. DuBose was shot once in the head, police said.

The University of Cincinnati police purchased about 80 cameras last August from Taser International, which reported Thursday it had a 154 percent increase in unit sales compared to the previous 12-month period. Those sales were primarily in the U.S., though London made a purchase in April, the company noted.

“That was our camera,” Steve Tuttle, spokesman for Taser International told ABC News Thursday, referring to the body cam used by Tensing and his fellow officers. “In high-risk situations, they reduce doubt and uncertainty. As in the case yesterday, the truth is the truth.”

As of June 30, more than 3,500 law enforcement agencies are using more than 52,700 of Taser’s Axon body-worn cameras, the company said Thursday as part of its second-quarter earnings report. Now, 26 major cities have Taser’s Axon cameras, including Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami and San Francisco.

Taser International, based in Phoenix, Arizona, entered the market indirectly by putting cameras on some of its Taser weapons in 2005. Then in 2009, it released its first body-worn camera. Today, it faces competition from smaller startups, such as Digital Ally, which is based in Lenexa, Kansas.

The camera systems can be pricey for both the hardware and the software. The cameras retail for $399 for a single-unit body camera and $599 for a “flex” camera that can be worn elsewhere on the body. Taser also makes money from its video cloud storage solution Evidence.com. From April to June, 77 percent of Axon camera customers purchased Taser’s Evidence.com subscriptions, the company said Thursday. The company offers three tiers of pricing for its cloud storage solution, from $15 a month per police officer to $89 a month per cop for unlimited storage, according to its website.

Andrew Uerkwitz, equity analyst with Oppenheimer and Co., said he wasn’t surprised by the body camera sales, pointing to their use by governments and law enforcement agencies. Uerkwitz said Taser has a long history of supporting law enforcement agencies with technology and is “well positioned” to be the primary body camera supplier. Taser is facing competition from startup competitors that target smaller police departments, he said.

“Managing video and other electronic evidence is becoming more critical and over time will be more important than just hardware cameras. The availability to manage evidence has help set Taser apart from competition as it has a strong platform,” Uerkwitz said.

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Taser International(NEW YORK) — The type of body camera worn by the Cincinnati police officer accused of murder is seeing robust sales, according to the company, which released its earnings report Thursday.

Officer Ray Tensing was arraigned today for the murder of Samuel DuBose during a traffic stop on July 19. Tensing’s body camera video shows the encounter with DuBose, who was pulled over for missing a front license plate. Tensing claimed that he was dragged by DuBose’s car, but footage from the officer’s camera and another officer do not seem to corroborate his story. DuBose was shot once in the head, police said.

The University of Cincinnati police purchased about 80 cameras last August from Taser International, which reported Thursday it had a 154 percent increase in unit sales compared to the previous 12-month period. Those sales were primarily in the U.S., though London made a purchase in April, the company noted.

“That was our camera,” Steve Tuttle, spokesman for Taser International told ABC News Thursday, referring to the body cam used by Tensing and his fellow officers. “In high-risk situations, they reduce doubt and uncertainty. As in the case yesterday, the truth is the truth.”

As of June 30, more than 3,500 law enforcement agencies are using more than 52,700 of Taser’s Axon body-worn cameras, the company said Thursday as part of its second-quarter earnings report. Now, 26 major cities have Taser’s Axon cameras, including Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami and San Francisco.

Taser International, based in Phoenix, Arizona, entered the market indirectly by putting cameras on some of its Taser weapons in 2005. Then in 2009, it released its first body-worn camera. Today, it faces competition from smaller startups, such as Digital Ally, which is based in Lenexa, Kansas.

The camera systems can be pricey for both the hardware and the software. The cameras retail for $399 for a single-unit body camera and $599 for a “flex” camera that can be worn elsewhere on the body. Taser also makes money from its video cloud storage solution Evidence.com. From April to June, 77 percent of Axon camera customers purchased Taser’s Evidence.com subscriptions, the company said Thursday. The company offers three tiers of pricing for its cloud storage solution, from $15 a month per police officer to $89 a month per cop for unlimited storage, according to its website.

Andrew Uerkwitz, equity analyst with Oppenheimer and Co., said he wasn’t surprised by the body camera sales, pointing to their use by governments and law enforcement agencies. Uerkwitz said Taser has a long history of supporting law enforcement agencies with technology and is “well positioned” to be the primary body camera supplier. Taser is facing competition from startup competitors that target smaller police departments, he said.

“Managing video and other electronic evidence is becoming more critical and over time will be more important than just hardware cameras. The availability to manage evidence has help set Taser apart from competition as it has a strong platform,” Uerkwitz said.

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