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By Jim Fuquay, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 31--Record crude oil prices pushed Exxon Mobil Corp.'s second-quarter earnings to a record as well, with the Irving-based company reporting $11.7 billion in net income. That included an after-tax charge of $290 million to account for the Supreme Court's recent ruling that put a $508 million cap on punitive damages for the company's 1989 Alaska oil spill. Earnings amounted to $2.22 per share, short of Wall Street expectations of $2.52,...
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