"It's not clear how Google+ will continue to exist if Google removes important features like photo sharing and starts to remove the integration with YouTube and other Google services. "
What are you talking about? You can easily access your photos in Google Plus. When you create a post, click on photos and just click "Google Photos". Same with Youtube, all you need do is click share on G+. All Google has done is allow the services to be accessible without a G+ profile, that doesn't mean you can't use them with G+.
The mainstream media and the RNC have opened this Pandora's box and think they can now quickly slam it shut. Donald Trump hasn't said anything more controversial than he has in the past when the media and RNC were egging him on. This isn't a turning point on Trump, it's a turning point on manipulation by the media. They've lost control and it's panic time.
As summer winds down the bi-annual hassle of adjusting clocks (because... well, apparently just because) is fast approaching. Since we only really observe standard time for less than 4 months a year, why not just just ditch it and simplify things? This proposal fixes it once and for all...
The headline isn't bad... but when you get into the story it's be afraid, be very afraid... massive flooding, endless rain... oh but btw, this won't fix the drought, etc. In 1997 they said it would take California 10 years to fill back the reservoirs... it happened in 3 months. Basically, they don't know.