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Deal involves 8,000 to 12,000 troops, mostly American.
Lawmakers challenge proposed rules that could broaden definition of sensitive jobs, and legal ruling stripping those employees of appeal rights.
Two panel members opposed Jeh Johnson, but he is expected to be confirmed by the Senate.
Amendment pertains to a possible Turkish effort to buy an antimissile system from Beijing.
House overseers call for heads to roll in wake of overtime scandal at Homeland Security.
Multiple attacks on government and other targets may have come from a single source, report finds.