Terror Scare

Qatari Diplomat Won't Face Charges

Let’s hope he remembers his nicotine gum: The Qatari diplomat who caused an airplane to be grounded after trying to smoke a cigarette in the bathroom and then joking about lighting his shoes on fire has “been given clearance to travel back to Washington,” a spokeswoman form the Qatari Embassy tells CNN. Mohammed Al-Madadi will not face charges. Fox News adds that Al-Madadi was traveling to Denver to visit an imprisoned al Qaeda agent, Ali Al-Marri, who is a citizen of Qatar and is serving eight years in prison.