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Brief news from here and there:

— Washington’s former enviro-heartthrob Philippe Cousteau is off the market, having tied the knot last week with E! News’s Ashlan Gorse in France (NYT) [Earlier: Philippe Cousteau, Ashlan Gorse are engaged]

— Guess what? Valerie Plame’s new thriller is not terrible, says our Post book critic: “a fine, fast-moving spy saga. . . sensibly omit[s] all the time that spies spend drinking coffee and waiting for something to happen.” (Style)

— Scarlett Johansson is the sexiest woman alive still? Again? Good to know there’s life after 27. (Esquire)

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